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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 21 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 0.85% 7.32% 6.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 11.11% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.06%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
63 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 53.39% 65.85% 84.48%
Number of salaries quoted 63 12 46
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 12 Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ADO
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
1 4 (100.00%) DAO
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ADO
1 4 (100.00%) DAO
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET