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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 31 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.16% 0.90% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.23% 1.75% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 29 5 21
Average salary £34,750 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £23,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
429 285 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 57.51% 51.17% 49.86%
Number of salaries quoted 375 249 316
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 February 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 February 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 +7 27 £35,000 +17.64% 5
Durham +10 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 27 February 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 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 52 (86.67%) C#
4 48 (80.00%) ASP.NET
5 37 (61.67%) HTML
6 33 (55.00%) VB.NET
6 33 (55.00%) CSS
6 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
7 29 (48.33%) Ajax
8 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (46.67%) SQL
9 26 (43.33%) MVC
10 21 (35.00%) VB6
11 20 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 18 (30.00%) T-SQL
12 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
12 18 (30.00%) WPF
13 16 (26.67%) .NET Framework
13 16 (26.67%) WCF
13 16 (26.67%) OO
14 14 (23.33%) N-Tier
14 14 (23.33%) XHTML
14 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (21.67%) MVVM
15 13 (21.67%) jQuery
15 13 (21.67%) Web Development
15 13 (21.67%) TDD
15 13 (21.67%) CRM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (15.00%) IIS
2 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) Node.js
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Fireworks
2 3 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.00%) MySQL
5 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (21.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (13.33%) NUnit
3 8 (13.33%) MSTest
3 8 (13.33%) Moq
4 5 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 8 (13.33%) German Language
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Games
4 4 (6.67%) Back Office
4 4 (6.67%) Advertising
5 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (91.67%) Developer
2 31 (51.67%) .NET Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Junior
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.33%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 37 (61.67%) HTML
4 33 (55.00%) CSS
5 29 (48.33%) Ajax
6 20 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (30.00%) WPF
8 16 (26.67%) WCF
8 16 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 14 (23.33%) XHTML
10 13 (21.67%) jQuery
11 10 (16.67%) Ninject
12 8 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (13.33%) LINQ
12 8 (13.33%) JSON
13 7 (11.67%) WinForms
14 6 (10.00%) Web Services
14 6 (10.00%) Classic ASP
15 5 (8.33%) Spring.NET
15 5 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) N-Tier
2 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.33%) Social Network
3 5 (8.33%) iPhone
3 5 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) EFT
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (43.33%) MVC
3 16 (26.67%) OO
4 13 (21.67%) CRM
4 13 (21.67%) TDD
4 13 (21.67%) Web Development
4 13 (21.67%) MVVM
5 11 (18.33%) Waterfall
5 11 (18.33%) ITIL
5 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
6 10 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 9 (15.00%) Analytics
7 9 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 9 (15.00%) Time Management
7 9 (15.00%) Project Management
7 9 (15.00%) Process Management
8 7 (11.67%) Scrum
9 5 (8.33%) Kanban
9 5 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (86.67%) C#
2 33 (55.00%) VB.NET
3 28 (46.67%) SQL
4 21 (35.00%) VB6
5 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 18 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 6 (10.00%) PHP
8 4 (6.67%) Java
9 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) MCSD
3 2 (3.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) PMBOK
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Google
2 5 (8.33%) Facebook
2 5 (8.33%) Twitter
3 3 (5.00%) Citrix
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
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