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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 76 69 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.87% 2.16% 4.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 3.89% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 35
Median salary £41,750 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £30,571 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £37,050
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
406 437 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 50.62% 55.46% 54.28%
Number of salaries quoted 357 385 328
Median salary £37,000 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -4 7 £41,750 +4.37% 5
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for VB.

1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Tivoli
3 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
3 9 (40.91%) Perl
3 9 (40.91%) Unix
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
4 8 (36.36%) CA
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) .NET
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 5 (22.73%) C#
6 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
6 5 (22.73%) HP
6 5 (22.73%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (22.73%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) Power BI
7 4 (18.18%) Web Development
7 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) SCOM
7 4 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
7 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (18.18%) MOM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (9.09%) SAS
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Power BI
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Big Data
4 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.09%) MS Access
4 2 (9.09%) OLAP
4 2 (9.09%) OLTP
4 2 (9.09%) PowerPivot
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) MI Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
1 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) Ajax
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) XHTML
3 3 (13.64%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) COM+
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (9.09%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Unix
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) AIX
3 4 (18.18%) Solaris
3 4 (18.18%) zOS
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Server Monitoring
2 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) ERP
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) Web Development
3 3 (13.64%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Perl
2 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
3 5 (22.73%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) R
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Tivoli
2 5 (22.73%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (18.18%) MOM
3 4 (18.18%) SCOM
3 4 (18.18%) Unicenter
4 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) CA
3 5 (22.73%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) SAP
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