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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 43 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 33 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.98% 3.01% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.37% 6.08% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 20
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £29,327 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £38,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
448 329 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 53.98% 49.47% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 315 287 369
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 August 2014.

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 August 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
(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 +4 22 £34,500 +6.15% 5
Northumberland - 5 £21,000 -
Durham +3 3 £32,500 +1.56%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (74.07%) C#
2 36 (66.67%) .NET
3 25 (46.30%) SQL Server
3 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET
4 22 (40.74%) VB.NET
5 19 (35.19%) SQL
6 16 (29.63%) HTML
6 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 12 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 12 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
8 10 (18.52%) CRM
8 10 (18.52%) Android
8 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (18.52%) Automation Testing
9 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 9 (16.67%) CSS
10 8 (14.81%) C++
10 8 (14.81%) HP
10 8 (14.81%) Performance Testing
10 8 (14.81%) Ajax
10 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
10 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (12.96%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (12.96%) Web Application Development
11 7 (12.96%) Ninject
11 7 (12.96%) QA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (11.11%) Node.js
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (46.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 12 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.96%) LoadRunner
3 6 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (11.11%) Facilita Forecast
4 5 (9.26%) Ranorex
4 5 (9.26%) Selenium
5 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.85%) NUnit
6 1 (1.85%) MSTest
6 1 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.85%) Moq
General
1 6 (11.11%) Games
2 3 (5.56%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Developer
2 18 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Web Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Systems Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Lead Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Test Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Graduate
6 5 (9.26%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Performance Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Performance Test Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Graduate Software Developer
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Automation Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (66.67%) .NET
2 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET
3 16 (29.63%) HTML
4 9 (16.67%) CSS
5 8 (14.81%) Ajax
6 7 (12.96%) WCF
6 7 (12.96%) Web Services
6 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (12.96%) Ninject
6 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (9.26%) XHTML
9 4 (7.41%) jQuery
9 4 (7.41%) HTML5
10 3 (5.56%) LINQ
10 3 (5.56%) MSMQ
10 3 (5.56%) XML
10 3 (5.56%) ADO
11 2 (3.70%) XSLT
12 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) iPhone
1 6 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.26%) N-Tier
2 5 (9.26%) Mathematics
2 5 (9.26%) Physics
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) EFT
4 1 (1.85%) Tandem
4 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Android
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) UNIX
4 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) CRM
1 10 (18.52%) Automation Testing
2 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
2 8 (14.81%) Performance Testing
3 7 (12.96%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (12.96%) Web Application Development
3 7 (12.96%) OO
3 7 (12.96%) MVC
3 7 (12.96%) TDD
4 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
5 5 (9.26%) Web Development
5 5 (9.26%) ERP
6 4 (7.41%) Service Management
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.41%) Android Development
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) C#
2 22 (40.74%) VB.NET
3 19 (35.19%) SQL
4 8 (14.81%) C++
5 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
6 6 (11.11%) VBScript
7 5 (9.26%) Java
7 5 (9.26%) C
8 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.56%) PHP
9 3 (5.56%) VBA
10 2 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.26%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) HP
3 6 (11.11%) Google
4 5 (9.26%) F5
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle
6 3 (5.56%) Business Objects
7 2 (3.70%) Adobe
8 1 (1.85%) Lotus
8 1 (1.85%) Sophos
8 1 (1.85%) Altiris
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