The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - 52 54
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 2.05% 2.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.60% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 12
Median salary - £25,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
268 250 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 51.94% 56.95% 59.30%
Number of salaries quoted 231 221 278
Median salary £37,062 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.89% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

VB
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Tyne and Wear region.

VB Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

VB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Ergonomics
1 2 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Power BI

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) Power BI
1 2 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) MI Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Ergonomics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
Tyneside
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £25k + good benefits
Posted: 15 days ago