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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 76 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.13% 2.68% 3.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 4.48% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 29
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £22,450 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £40,000 £37,050
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
425 469 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 53.53% 59.75% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 370 411 339
Median salary £36,378 £38,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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
Tyne and Wear -11 8 £40,500 +1.25% 4
Durham +10 1 £40,000 +53.84% 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Tivoli
3 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
3 9 (39.13%) Perl
3 9 (39.13%) Unix
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
4 8 (34.78%) C#
4 8 (34.78%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 8 (34.78%) CA
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
6 6 (26.09%) Web Development
6 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (21.74%) Ajax
7 5 (21.74%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (21.74%) Server Monitoring
7 5 (21.74%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) ERP
7 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
7 5 (21.74%) OO
7 5 (21.74%) XHTML
7 5 (21.74%) HP
8 4 (17.39%) Mainframe

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (8.70%) SAS
1 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) OLAP
3 2 (8.70%) OLTP
3 2 (8.70%) Power BI
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) MorphX
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Support Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support
6 2 (8.70%) Project Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) Ajax
4 5 (21.74%) CSS
4 5 (21.74%) XHTML
5 3 (13.04%) XML
6 2 (8.70%) JSON
6 2 (8.70%) REST
7 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.35%) COM+
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
2 4 (17.39%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) AIX
3 4 (17.39%) Solaris
3 4 (17.39%) zOS
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Web Development
2 5 (21.74%) ERP
2 5 (21.74%) OO
2 5 (21.74%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) SDLC
3 2 (8.70%) SOA
3 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Perl
2 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) R
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) VB6
6 1 (4.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Tivoli
2 5 (21.74%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (17.39%) MOM
3 4 (17.39%) SCOM
3 4 (17.39%) Unicenter
4 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) CA
3 5 (21.74%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) IBM
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