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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / North East
Rank 66 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.31% 1.66% 4.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 2.81% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 28
Median salary £33,000 £29,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.79% -15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £22,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £35,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
323 356 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 50.79% 59.04% 57.32%
Number of salaries quoted 291 307 367
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) VB6
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Access
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Development Team Leader
1 3 (60.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago