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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 60 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.51% 3.99% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 7.35% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 17
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
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
416 449 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 54.95% 54.23% 49.32%
Number of salaries quoted 369 318 283
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -12 13 £40,000 +15.94% 5
Northumberland +1 3 £32,500 +54.76% 2
Durham -16 3 £40,000 +23.07% 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 45 (97.83%) C#
2 43 (93.48%) .NET
3 34 (73.91%) SQL Server
4 31 (67.39%) ASP.NET
5 29 (63.04%) VB.NET
6 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
7 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (54.35%) MVC
9 21 (45.65%) WCF
10 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (43.48%) TDD
11 19 (41.30%) Dependency Injection
11 19 (41.30%) Ninject
11 19 (41.30%) Web Application Development
12 17 (36.96%) VB6
13 16 (34.78%) HTML
14 15 (32.61%) CSS
14 15 (32.61%) Scrum
15 14 (30.43%) NUnit
15 14 (30.43%) Unity DI Container
15 14 (30.43%) Inversion of Control
15 14 (30.43%) MSTest
15 14 (30.43%) Rhino Mocks
15 14 (30.43%) Moq
15 14 (30.43%) Spring.NET
15 14 (30.43%) Castle Windsor
15 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (30.43%) Kanban
16 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
17 9 (19.57%) MS Excel

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (10.87%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) NUnit
1 14 (30.43%) MSTest
1 14 (30.43%) Rhino Mocks
1 14 (30.43%) Moq
2 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.87%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (97.83%) Developer
2 35 (76.09%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 7 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Graduate
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
10 1 (2.17%) Junior
10 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Junior C# Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Graduate Software Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Junior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (2.17%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (93.48%) .NET
2 31 (67.39%) ASP.NET
3 21 (45.65%) WCF
4 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (41.30%) Ninject
6 16 (34.78%) HTML
7 15 (32.61%) CSS
8 14 (30.43%) Castle Windsor
8 14 (30.43%) Spring.NET
8 14 (30.43%) Unity DI Container
9 8 (17.39%) WPF
10 7 (15.22%) jQuery
10 7 (15.22%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
12 4 (8.70%) XHTML
12 4 (8.70%) WinForms
12 4 (8.70%) Ajax
13 3 (6.52%) Silverlight
14 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
14 2 (4.35%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.87%) iPhone
3 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (54.35%) MVC
3 20 (43.48%) TDD
4 19 (41.30%) Dependency Injection
4 19 (41.30%) Web Application Development
5 15 (32.61%) Scrum
6 14 (30.43%) Kanban
6 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
7 7 (15.22%) ITIL
7 7 (15.22%) OO
8 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.87%) Project Management
9 5 (10.87%) Process Management
9 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
9 5 (10.87%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (10.87%) Time Management
9 5 (10.87%) Analytics
9 5 (10.87%) SDLC
10 4 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) C#
2 29 (63.04%) VB.NET
3 17 (36.96%) VB6
4 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.04%) SQL
6 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.52%) PHP
7 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.52%) Java
8 1 (2.17%) VBScript
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Google
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
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