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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 26 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 3.54% 0.93% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
56 50 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 49.56% 46.30% 55.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 37 67
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 13 February 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
(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 0 4 £32,500 +18.18%
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) VB6
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
3 9 (81.82%) C#
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
5 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
6 6 (54.55%) CSS
6 6 (54.55%) SQL
6 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
7 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
7 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
8 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (36.36%) jQuery
8 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
8 4 (36.36%) HTML5
8 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
8 4 (36.36%) REST
8 4 (36.36%) CSS3
8 4 (36.36%) Bitbucket
8 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (36.36%) Microservices
8 4 (36.36%) Handlebars
8 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
8 4 (36.36%) SOAP
8 4 (36.36%) Web Services
8 4 (36.36%) HTML
8 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 4 (36.36%) MVC
9 3 (27.27%) OO
10 2 (18.18%) MCP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Bitbucket
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) VB Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
4 4 (36.36%) Handlebars
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
6 1 (9.09%) ADO
6 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
1 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Microservices
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) MSF
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB6
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft