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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 69 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.42% 2.79% 3.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 4.89% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 25
Median salary £48,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
367 409 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 51.76% 56.96% 55.95%
Number of salaries quoted 301 366 387
Median salary £38,500 £34,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
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 10 December 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
Durham +9 2 £48,500 +38.57%
Teesside - 1 £47,500 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) MS Access
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (37.50%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) PowerPivot
4 2 (25.00%) Power BI
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Ergonomics
4 2 (25.00%) SCOM
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (25.00%) CA

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:

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MS Access
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (25.00%) Power BI
2 2 (25.00%) PowerPivot
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Development Team Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) MI Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Ergonomics
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (25.00%) MOM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) SAP