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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 57 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 24 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.04% 2.38% 3.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.38% 4.44% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 23
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £26,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
446 338 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 56.46% 53.74% 54.72%
Number of salaries quoted 392 300 322
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £45,100 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 December 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 December 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
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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 +4 21 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Durham -5 1 £35,000 +32.07% 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 51 (83.61%) C#
2 48 (78.69%) .NET
3 42 (68.85%) SQL Server
4 37 (60.66%) ASP.NET
5 34 (55.74%) HTML
6 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
7 29 (47.54%) Ajax
7 29 (47.54%) CSS
8 28 (45.90%) SQL
9 23 (37.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (34.43%) VB.NET
11 19 (31.15%) Visual Studio
11 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
12 18 (29.51%) MVC
13 17 (27.87%) Relational Database
14 15 (24.59%) OO
14 15 (24.59%) CRM
15 14 (22.95%) Windows
16 13 (21.31%) Web Development
16 13 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (21.31%) N-Tier
16 13 (21.31%) T-SQL
16 13 (21.31%) XHTML
17 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
17 12 (19.67%) WPF
17 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (19.67%) IIS
18 11 (18.03%) MVVM
19 10 (16.39%) VB6

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (19.67%) IIS
2 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (11.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Intranet
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (68.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (27.87%) Relational Database
3 13 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.56%) MySQL
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (31.15%) Visual Studio
3 8 (13.11%) MSTest
3 8 (13.11%) NUnit
3 8 (13.11%) Moq
4 7 (11.48%) LoadRunner
5 6 (9.84%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (9.84%) Facilita Forecast
6 5 (8.20%) Selenium
6 5 (8.20%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.48%) Advertising
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) German Language
3 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (78.69%) Developer
2 25 (40.98%) .NET Developer
3 19 (31.15%) Software Developer
4 13 (21.31%) Web Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) .NET Web Developer
5 6 (9.84%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Performance Test Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Graduate Software Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Performance Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Graduate
7 4 (6.56%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Junior
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Junior Software Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (78.69%) .NET
2 37 (60.66%) ASP.NET
3 34 (55.74%) HTML
4 29 (47.54%) CSS
4 29 (47.54%) Ajax
5 13 (21.31%) XHTML
6 12 (19.67%) WPF
6 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (16.39%) Web Services
8 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
8 9 (14.75%) WCF
9 8 (13.11%) jQuery
10 7 (11.48%) MSMQ
10 7 (11.48%) ADO
11 6 (9.84%) WinForms
11 6 (9.84%) JSON
11 6 (9.84%) LINQ
11 6 (9.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (8.20%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (8.20%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) N-Tier
2 7 (11.48%) EFT
3 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.20%) Physics
3 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.20%) Social Network
3 5 (8.20%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) UNIX
3 2 (3.28%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) MVC
3 15 (24.59%) OO
3 15 (24.59%) CRM
4 13 (21.31%) Web Development
5 11 (18.03%) MVVM
6 9 (14.75%) ITIL
7 8 (13.11%) TDD
8 7 (11.48%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
9 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.20%) Performance Testing
10 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.20%) ERP
10 5 (8.20%) Scrum
10 5 (8.20%) Kanban
10 5 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (8.20%) Web Application Development
10 5 (8.20%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (83.61%) C#
2 28 (45.90%) SQL
3 21 (34.43%) VB.NET
4 13 (21.31%) T-SQL
5 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
6 10 (16.39%) VB6
7 8 (13.11%) C++
8 7 (11.48%) Java
8 7 (11.48%) PHP
9 5 (8.20%) C
10 4 (6.56%) TypeScript
11 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.64%) VBScript
12 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) F5
2 5 (8.20%) Facebook
2 5 (8.20%) Twitter
3 3 (4.92%) HP
4 2 (3.28%) Citrix
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
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