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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 44 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB 41 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.30% 2.38% 3.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.32% 4.33% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 24
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,750 £35,000
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
493 416 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 63.78% 55.03% 50.50%
Number of salaries quoted 428 363 313
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £46,983
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +21 37 £34,500 -1.42% 4
Durham -1 2 £27,500 -15.38%
Northumberland - 2 £35,000 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 57 (98.28%) .NET
2 49 (84.48%) SQL Server
2 49 (84.48%) C#
3 40 (68.97%) ASP.NET
4 37 (63.79%) HTML
5 32 (55.17%) CSS
6 31 (53.45%) VB.NET
7 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
8 29 (50.00%) VB6
9 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
11 24 (41.38%) SQL
12 20 (34.48%) MS Excel
12 20 (34.48%) MVC
12 20 (34.48%) Ajax
13 19 (32.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (29.31%) WPF
15 16 (27.59%) jQuery
15 16 (27.59%) T-SQL
16 15 (25.86%) ITIL
16 15 (25.86%) PRINCE2
16 15 (25.86%) Waterfall
17 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (24.14%) Time Management
17 14 (24.14%) Test Strategy
17 14 (24.14%) Analytics
17 14 (24.14%) PMBOK
17 14 (24.14%) Process Management
17 14 (24.14%) Project Management
18 13 (22.41%) OO

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) CMS
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (34.48%) 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 AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Intranet
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (84.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.62%) MySQL
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.72%) NUnit
4 1 (1.72%) MSTest
4 1 (1.72%) Moq
General
1 7 (12.07%) Games
2 5 (8.62%) German Language
3 4 (6.90%) Back Office
4 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (89.66%) Developer
2 32 (55.17%) .NET Developer
3 13 (22.41%) Software Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Web Developer
5 7 (12.07%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.34%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (8.62%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (6.90%) AWS Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Graduate
9 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.17%) WPF Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (3.45%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (98.28%) .NET
2 40 (68.97%) ASP.NET
3 37 (63.79%) HTML
4 32 (55.17%) CSS
5 20 (34.48%) Ajax
6 17 (29.31%) WPF
7 16 (27.59%) jQuery
8 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (22.41%) WCF
9 13 (22.41%) .NET Framework
10 11 (18.97%) XHTML
11 8 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (12.07%) Ninject
13 5 (8.62%) LINQ
13 5 (8.62%) Entity Framework
13 5 (8.62%) JSON
13 5 (8.62%) Classic ASP
14 4 (6.90%) WinForms
14 4 (6.90%) COM+
15 3 (5.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) N-Tier
2 7 (12.07%) iPhone
2 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) EFT
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Android
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) MVC
3 15 (25.86%) Waterfall
3 15 (25.86%) ITIL
3 15 (25.86%) PRINCE2
4 14 (24.14%) Project Management
4 14 (24.14%) Process Management
4 14 (24.14%) Test Strategy
4 14 (24.14%) Analytics
4 14 (24.14%) Time Management
5 13 (22.41%) OO
6 11 (18.97%) Web Development
7 8 (13.79%) TDD
8 7 (12.07%) CRM
8 7 (12.07%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (12.07%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (12.07%) Web Application Development
9 5 (8.62%) MVVM
10 2 (3.45%) Scrum
10 2 (3.45%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (84.48%) C#
2 31 (53.45%) VB.NET
3 29 (50.00%) VB6
4 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
5 24 (41.38%) SQL
6 16 (27.59%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.62%) PHP
7 5 (8.62%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.17%) Java
8 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.72%) VBScript
9 1 (1.72%) Perl
9 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) PMBOK
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Google
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix
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