The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 67 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.56% 3.38% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.38% 6.53% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 22
Average salary £40,000 £32,100 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.61% -1.98%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
457 429 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 58.51% 51.75% 52.21%
Number of salaries quoted 402 320 313
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VB
Salary Trend in the North East

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

VB Salary Trend in the North East

VB
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the North East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in the North East

VB
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the North East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear -3 17 £40,000 +15.94% 3
Durham -19 3 £26,000 -20.00% 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 56 (94.92%) .NET
2 54 (91.53%) C#
3 48 (81.36%) SQL Server
4 42 (71.19%) ASP.NET
5 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (52.54%) VB.NET
5 31 (52.54%) Microsoft
6 27 (45.76%) HTML
7 24 (40.68%) CSS
7 24 (40.68%) VB6
8 23 (38.98%) MVC
9 20 (33.90%) WCF
10 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
11 18 (30.51%) TDD
11 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (30.51%) Dependency Injection
11 18 (30.51%) Ninject
11 18 (30.51%) Web Application Development
12 15 (25.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
13 14 (23.73%) OO
13 14 (23.73%) Scrum
14 13 (22.03%) WPF
15 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (20.34%) Kanban
15 12 (20.34%) Spring.NET
15 12 (20.34%) Inversion of Control
15 12 (20.34%) MSTest
15 12 (20.34%) Rhino Mocks
15 12 (20.34%) Moq

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 6 (10.17%) Node.js
2 3 (5.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) Fireworks
2 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (81.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (20.34%) MSTest
2 12 (20.34%) Rhino Mocks
2 12 (20.34%) Moq
2 12 (20.34%) NUnit
3 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (10.17%) Games
2 4 (6.78%) Back Office
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (94.92%) Developer
2 40 (67.80%) .NET Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Software Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Web Developer
4 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.17%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (8.47%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Applications Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Graduate
9 3 (5.08%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.08%) WPF Developer
9 3 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
11 1 (1.69%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.69%) Graduate Software Developer
11 1 (1.69%) Graduate Developer
11 1 (1.69%) VB6 Developer
11 1 (1.69%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (94.92%) .NET
2 42 (71.19%) ASP.NET
3 27 (45.76%) HTML
4 24 (40.68%) CSS
5 20 (33.90%) WCF
6 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (30.51%) Ninject
7 13 (22.03%) WPF
8 12 (20.34%) Castle Windsor
8 12 (20.34%) Unity DI Container
8 12 (20.34%) Spring.NET
9 11 (18.64%) jQuery
9 11 (18.64%) XHTML
9 11 (18.64%) Ajax
10 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
11 7 (11.86%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (8.47%) WinForms
13 4 (6.78%) COM+
14 3 (5.08%) Silverlight
15 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (18.64%) N-Tier
3 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.17%) iPhone
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) MVC
3 18 (30.51%) TDD
3 18 (30.51%) Dependency Injection
3 18 (30.51%) Web Application Development
4 14 (23.73%) Scrum
4 14 (23.73%) OO
5 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.34%) Kanban
6 11 (18.64%) Waterfall
7 10 (16.95%) Web Development
7 10 (16.95%) ITIL
7 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
8 9 (15.25%) Project Management
8 9 (15.25%) Process Management
8 9 (15.25%) Time Management
8 9 (15.25%) Test Strategy
8 9 (15.25%) Analytics
9 7 (11.86%) CRM
10 6 (10.17%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (91.53%) C#
2 31 (52.54%) VB.NET
3 24 (40.68%) VB6
4 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.64%) SQL
6 7 (11.86%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.78%) Java
8 3 (5.08%) PHP
8 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) VBScript
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) PMBOK
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Google
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix
Hexham, Northumberland
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago