The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 20 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 3.70% 7.95% 10.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% 15.56% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 10
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Programming Languages Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 45 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 41.98% 51.14% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 71
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,400 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

VB
Salary Trend in Durham

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

VB Salary Trend in Durham

VB
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Durham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees - 3 £32,500 -
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Durham region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (40.00%) Intranet
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (40.00%) CRM
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (40.00%) Android
5 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Android Development
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) IIS
7 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (20.00%) VB6
7 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (10.00%) SEO
8 1 (10.00%) Altiris

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Durham region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Android Development
2 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) SEO
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos
3 1 (10.00%) Altiris