The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 64 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.65% 2.83% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 5.69% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 15
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,880
10% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £33,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
395 369 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 54.26% 49.80% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 345 331 306
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -12 6 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Durham - 6 £32,750 - 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) C#
3 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 11 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
5 7 (31.82%) Web Application Development
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
6 6 (27.27%) Ninject
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) WCF
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
7 5 (22.73%) Games
7 5 (22.73%) C++
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) CSS
7 5 (22.73%) Google
7 5 (22.73%) Android
7 5 (22.73%) iPhone
7 5 (22.73%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (22.73%) Node.js
7 5 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (22.73%) Node.js
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) assyst
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.55%) MS Access
5 1 (4.55%) DB2
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
2 1 (4.55%) MSTest
2 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.55%) Moq
General
1 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
1 5 (22.73%) Games
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) PHP Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (27.27%) Ninject
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (27.27%) WCF
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) CSS
4 5 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (13.64%) SOAP
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (13.64%) REST
6 2 (9.09%) WPF
7 1 (4.55%) WinForms
7 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (4.55%) Middleware
7 1 (4.55%) jQuery
7 1 (4.55%) Java EE
7 1 (4.55%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 5 (22.73%) iPhone
3 3 (13.64%) Web 2.0
4 1 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.55%) Tandem
4 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
1 7 (31.82%) Web Application Development
2 6 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (27.27%) TDD
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (13.64%) OOD
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.64%) OOP
4 3 (13.64%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Release Management
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) VB6
6 3 (13.64%) Python
6 3 (13.64%) Perl
6 3 (13.64%) PHP
6 3 (13.64%) Ruby
7 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.09%) VBScript
7 2 (9.09%) C
8 1 (4.55%) VBA
8 1 (4.55%) COBOL
8 1 (4.55%) Delphi
8 1 (4.55%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Google
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Intel
3 1 (4.55%) Epicor
3 1 (4.55%) Lotus
3 1 (4.55%) Sophos
3 1 (4.55%) Micro Focus
3 1 (4.55%) Altiris
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