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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 43 67 48
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 33 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.63% 0.82% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.52% 1.51% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 20
Average salary £34,500 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £24,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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
439 332 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 61.57% 54.34% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 390 285 306
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +13 30 £34,500 -1.42% 3
Northumberland - 2 £35,000 -
Durham +7 1 £27,500 -16.03%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (91.38%) SQL Server
3 50 (86.21%) C#
4 47 (81.03%) ASP.NET
5 36 (62.07%) HTML
6 32 (55.17%) CSS
7 31 (53.45%) VB.NET
7 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
8 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (43.10%) Ajax
9 25 (43.10%) MVC
9 25 (43.10%) SQL
10 24 (41.38%) VB6
11 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
12 19 (32.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
14 17 (29.31%) WCF
14 17 (29.31%) WPF
15 16 (27.59%) T-SQL
15 16 (27.59%) OO
16 15 (25.86%) jQuery
16 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
17 14 (24.14%) Waterfall
17 14 (24.14%) PRINCE2
17 14 (24.14%) ITIL
18 13 (22.41%) N-Tier
18 13 (22.41%) XHTML
18 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (22.41%) Web Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (12.07%) Node.js
2 6 (10.34%) IIS
2 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) CMS
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) Fireworks
2 3 (5.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (91.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.34%) MySQL
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.62%) MSTest
3 5 (8.62%) NUnit
3 5 (8.62%) Moq
4 2 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (13.79%) German Language
2 7 (12.07%) Games
3 4 (6.90%) Back Office
4 3 (5.17%) Finance
5 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (91.38%) Developer
2 32 (55.17%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Software Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Web Developer
5 7 (12.07%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.62%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (6.90%) AWS Developer
8 4 (6.90%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Graduate
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.17%) WPF Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Junior Software Developer
10 2 (3.45%) .NET Team Leader
10 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (81.03%) ASP.NET
3 36 (62.07%) HTML
4 32 (55.17%) CSS
5 25 (43.10%) Ajax
6 19 (32.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (29.31%) WCF
7 17 (29.31%) WPF
8 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
8 15 (25.86%) jQuery
9 13 (22.41%) XHTML
10 9 (15.52%) Ninject
11 8 (13.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (13.79%) LINQ
12 7 (12.07%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (12.07%) JSON
13 6 (10.34%) Classic ASP
14 4 (6.90%) COM+
15 3 (5.17%) WinForms
15 3 (5.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) N-Tier
2 7 (12.07%) iPhone
2 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.45%) EFT
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) Social Network
6 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Android
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) MVC
3 16 (27.59%) OO
4 14 (24.14%) ITIL
4 14 (24.14%) PRINCE2
4 14 (24.14%) Waterfall
5 13 (22.41%) Web Development
6 12 (20.69%) Time Management
6 12 (20.69%) Test Strategy
6 12 (20.69%) Analytics
6 12 (20.69%) Project Management
6 12 (20.69%) Process Management
6 12 (20.69%) TDD
7 11 (18.97%) CRM
8 10 (17.24%) MVVM
9 9 (15.52%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (15.52%) Web Application Development
10 7 (12.07%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (6.90%) Scrum
12 3 (5.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 50 (86.21%) C#
2 31 (53.45%) VB.NET
3 25 (43.10%) SQL
4 24 (41.38%) VB6
5 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
6 16 (27.59%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.34%) TypeScript
8 4 (6.90%) PHP
8 4 (6.90%) Java
9 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) PMBOK
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Google
3 3 (5.17%) Citrix
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Facebook
4 2 (3.45%) Twitter
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