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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 40 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 37 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.55% 2.44% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.26% 4.97% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 19
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,054 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £30,000
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
448 322 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 55.04% 49.09% 54.53%
Number of salaries quoted 323 282 354
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +9 24 £34,500 +6.15% 3
Northumberland - 5 £21,000 -
Durham -1 3 £32,500 +3.17%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 48 (77.42%) C#
2 44 (70.97%) .NET
3 33 (53.23%) SQL Server
4 31 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 24 (38.71%) VB.NET
6 23 (37.10%) HTML
7 22 (35.48%) SQL
7 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
8 17 (27.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (25.81%) CSS
10 15 (24.19%) Visual Studio
10 15 (24.19%) Ajax
11 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
12 13 (20.97%) CRM
13 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
14 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
15 10 (16.13%) Web Services
15 10 (16.13%) Windows
15 10 (16.13%) OO
15 10 (16.13%) Automation Testing
16 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (14.52%) Android
16 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
16 9 (14.52%) XHTML
16 9 (14.52%) N-Tier
17 8 (12.90%) HP
17 8 (12.90%) C++
17 8 (12.90%) IIS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (12.90%) IIS
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (8.06%) Node.js
4 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (8.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.61%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (53.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.68%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (24.19%) Visual Studio
3 7 (11.29%) LoadRunner
4 6 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (9.68%) Facilita Forecast
5 5 (8.06%) Selenium
5 5 (8.06%) Ranorex
6 3 (4.84%) NUnit
6 3 (4.84%) MSTest
6 3 (4.84%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (4.84%) Moq
6 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
1 5 (8.06%) Advertising
1 5 (8.06%) Games
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (62.90%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) .NET Developer
3 15 (24.19%) Software Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Web Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Lead Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Systems Developer
6 6 (9.68%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (9.68%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Performance Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Performance Test Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Graduate Software Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Graduate
7 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Test Team Leader
9 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.84%) Automation Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (70.97%) .NET
2 31 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (37.10%) HTML
4 16 (25.81%) CSS
5 15 (24.19%) Ajax
6 10 (16.13%) Web Services
7 9 (14.52%) XHTML
8 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (12.90%) Ninject
9 7 (11.29%) WCF
10 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (8.06%) jQuery
11 5 (8.06%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (8.06%) MSMQ
11 5 (8.06%) ADO
12 4 (6.45%) XML
12 4 (6.45%) WinForms
12 4 (6.45%) WPF
12 4 (6.45%) HTML5
13 3 (4.84%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) N-Tier
2 5 (8.06%) EFT
2 5 (8.06%) iPhone
2 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
2 5 (8.06%) Physics
2 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.84%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.23%) Social Network
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
5 1 (1.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Android
3 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) CRM
3 10 (16.13%) OO
3 10 (16.13%) Automation Testing
4 8 (12.90%) TDD
4 8 (12.90%) MVC
4 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
4 8 (12.90%) Web Development
4 8 (12.90%) Performance Testing
4 8 (12.90%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (12.90%) Web Application Development
5 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
6 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.06%) ERP
6 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.06%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (8.06%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.45%) Service Management
7 4 (6.45%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (77.42%) C#
2 24 (38.71%) VB.NET
3 22 (35.48%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.90%) C++
6 6 (9.68%) VBScript
7 5 (8.06%) Java
7 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.06%) PHP
7 5 (8.06%) C
8 3 (4.84%) VBA
9 2 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) HP
3 5 (8.06%) Google
3 5 (8.06%) F5
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle
5 3 (4.84%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.23%) Adobe
6 2 (3.23%) Facebook
6 2 (3.23%) Twitter
7 1 (1.61%) Lotus
7 1 (1.61%) Sophos
7 1 (1.61%) Altiris
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + +Training + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Gateshead
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago