The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesbrough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 8 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 13.33% - 17.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% - 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 7
Average salary £32,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
VB
North Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Middlesbrough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 65 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 48.89% 53.28% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 50 22
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

VB
Salary Trend in Middlesbrough

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

VB Salary Trend in Middlesbrough

VB
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Middlesbrough 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB6
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Feature Driven Development
2 6 (85.71%) Issue Tracking
2 6 (85.71%) MS Access
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Progress
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Middlesbrough 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MS Access
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# Developer
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) VB Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Applications Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C# Application Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 1 (14.29%) VB VBA Developer
5 1 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Feature Driven Development
1 6 (85.71%) Issue Tracking
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB6
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Progress