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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 53 47
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 2.62% 3.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.51% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 22
Median salary - £28,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -32.12%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
VB
North East

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
282 266 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 52.22% 58.08% 58.68%
Number of salaries quoted 230 237 323
Median salary £40,000 £34,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for VB.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) CA
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Unicenter
4 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) MOM
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS Access
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

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 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (33.33%) MS Access
1 2 (33.33%) Power BI
1 2 (33.33%) PowerPivot
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) MI Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Ergonomics
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (33.33%) MOM
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) CA
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM