The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 40 70 66
Rank change year-on-year +30 -4  
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.70% 0.17% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 0.29% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +26.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £35,000 £27,950
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 149 350 335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 51.92% 59.22% 59.71%
Number of salaries quoted 141 318 290
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Suffolk

VB
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Suffolk.

Salary trend for VB in Suffolk

VB
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Suffolk over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Suffolk

VB
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 1 £30,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £45,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for VB.

1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) Build Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Sass
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) OOD
3 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Grunt
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PLC Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PLC SCADA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SCADA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Sass
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (12.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) API Development
2 3 (37.50%) Build Automation
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) CAD
4 1 (12.50%) CRUD
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (12.50%) Siemens