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 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 56 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.35% 3.27% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 5.71% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 5
Average salary £28,500 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.37% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,150 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £42,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
346 403 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 58.15% 57.33% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 299 359 266
Average salary £36,009 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.97% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,400 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 13 February 2016.

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 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
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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 -6 10 £28,000 -22.75% 3
Durham -4 4 £32,500 +18.18%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 29 (80.56%) C#
3 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 21 (58.33%) VB.NET
5 19 (52.78%) SQL
6 17 (47.22%) T-SQL
6 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
6 17 (47.22%) MVC
7 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 13 (36.11%) CSS
8 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (36.11%) VB6
9 12 (33.33%) HTML
10 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (27.78%) jQuery
11 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
11 10 (27.78%) TDD
11 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
12 9 (25.00%) CSS3
13 8 (22.22%) Web Application Development
13 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (19.44%) WCF
14 7 (19.44%) Dependency Injection
14 7 (19.44%) Ninject
14 7 (19.44%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 6 (16.67%) HTML5
15 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (16.67%) IIS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.78%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.33%) MySQL
6 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.78%) DB2
7 1 (2.78%) DTS
7 1 (2.78%) MS Access
7 1 (2.78%) OLAP
7 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Moq
2 3 (8.33%) MSTest
2 3 (8.33%) NUnit
2 3 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.78%) MorphX
General
1 4 (11.11%) Games
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Law
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Digital Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) VB Developer
4 4 (11.11%) VB Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.56%) ERP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
3 13 (36.11%) CSS
4 12 (33.33%) HTML
5 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 10 (27.78%) jQuery
7 9 (25.00%) CSS3
8 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 7 (19.44%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (19.44%) Ninject
8 7 (19.44%) WCF
9 6 (16.67%) HTML5
10 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
11 4 (11.11%) Handlebars
11 4 (11.11%) LINQ
11 4 (11.11%) REST
11 4 (11.11%) SOAP
11 4 (11.11%) Web Services
11 4 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) iPhone
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) MVC
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) TDD
4 8 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (19.44%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (16.67%) OO
7 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (11.11%) Microservices
9 3 (8.33%) ERP
9 3 (8.33%) ITIL
9 3 (8.33%) Kanban
9 3 (8.33%) Scrum
9 3 (8.33%) Web Development
10 2 (5.56%) OOP
10 2 (5.56%) SDLC
10 2 (5.56%) Workflow
11 1 (2.78%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) C#
2 21 (58.33%) VB.NET
3 19 (52.78%) SQL
4 17 (47.22%) T-SQL
5 13 (36.11%) VB6
6 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.11%) PHP
8 3 (8.33%) Java
9 1 (2.78%) C++
9 1 (2.78%) COBOL
9 1 (2.78%) VBA
9 1 (2.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Cerner
4 1 (2.78%) McKesson
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