The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 27 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 1.46% 3.70% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 6.50% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £48,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.57% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
58 123 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 42.34% 56.94% 58.76%
Number of salaries quoted 50 108 45
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

The demand trend of job ads across the Durham region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Durham region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockton-on-Tees 0 2 £48,500 +33.79%
VB
North East

VB
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Durham region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) VB6

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Development Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft