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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB 29 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.01% 2.65% 3.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.11% 4.88% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 20
Average salary £34,750 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.71% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,610 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
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
475 430 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 65.70% 54.29% 51.74%
Number of salaries quoted 416 376 316
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £24,475
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,750 £46,995
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +6 25 £35,000 - 1
Durham -7 4 £26,000 -20.00% 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 56 (94.92%) .NET
2 51 (86.44%) C#
3 47 (79.66%) SQL Server
4 40 (67.80%) ASP.NET
5 32 (54.24%) VB.NET
5 32 (54.24%) HTML
6 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
6 28 (47.46%) VB6
7 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (45.76%) CSS
8 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
9 20 (33.90%) MVC
10 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
11 18 (30.51%) SQL
12 16 (27.12%) WCF
12 16 (27.12%) WPF
12 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (25.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (25.42%) jQuery
13 15 (25.42%) Ajax
13 15 (25.42%) OO
14 14 (23.73%) PRINCE2
14 14 (23.73%) ITIL
14 14 (23.73%) Waterfall
15 13 (22.03%) Test Strategy
15 13 (22.03%) Analytics
15 13 (22.03%) PMBOK
15 13 (22.03%) Time Management
15 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
15 13 (22.03%) Process Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (11.86%) Node.js
2 3 (5.08%) CMS
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.08%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (79.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.78%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.78%) NUnit
3 4 (6.78%) MSTest
3 4 (6.78%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (6.78%) Moq
4 3 (5.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (11.86%) Games
2 4 (6.78%) German Language
2 4 (6.78%) Back Office
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (93.22%) Developer
2 34 (57.63%) .NET Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Software Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Web Developer
4 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.17%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Applications Developer
7 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.47%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (6.78%) AWS Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.78%) Graduate
9 3 (5.08%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.08%) WPF Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
11 1 (1.69%) VB Developer
11 1 (1.69%) HTML Developer
11 1 (1.69%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (94.92%) .NET
2 40 (67.80%) ASP.NET
3 32 (54.24%) HTML
4 27 (45.76%) CSS
5 16 (27.12%) WCF
5 16 (27.12%) WPF
5 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (25.42%) jQuery
6 15 (25.42%) Ajax
7 12 (20.34%) .NET Framework
8 11 (18.64%) Ninject
8 11 (18.64%) XHTML
9 8 (13.56%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (6.78%) Castle Windsor
10 4 (6.78%) Entity Framework
10 4 (6.78%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (6.78%) JSON
10 4 (6.78%) LINQ
10 4 (6.78%) Spring.NET
10 4 (6.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) N-Tier
2 7 (11.86%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.86%) iPhone
3 4 (6.78%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.90%) MVC
3 15 (25.42%) OO
4 14 (23.73%) PRINCE2
4 14 (23.73%) ITIL
4 14 (23.73%) Waterfall
5 13 (22.03%) Test Strategy
5 13 (22.03%) Analytics
5 13 (22.03%) Time Management
5 13 (22.03%) Process Management
5 13 (22.03%) Project Management
6 11 (18.64%) TDD
6 11 (18.64%) Dependency Injection
6 11 (18.64%) Web Application Development
7 10 (16.95%) Web Development
8 7 (11.86%) CRM
8 7 (11.86%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (10.17%) Scrum
10 4 (6.78%) SDLC
10 4 (6.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 51 (86.44%) C#
2 32 (54.24%) VB.NET
3 28 (47.46%) VB6
4 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
5 18 (30.51%) SQL
6 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.78%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.08%) PHP
8 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.08%) Java
9 1 (1.69%) VBScript
9 1 (1.69%) C++
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) PMBOK
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Google
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix
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