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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 59 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.50% 4.87% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.02% 7.22% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 12
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
323 360 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 62.12% 67.42% 55.69%
Number of salaries quoted 291 310 304
Median salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

VB
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 10 £31,250 -9.42% 4
Wallsend - 3 £31,000 -
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) C#
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Web Development
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (22.73%) Ajax
7 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
7 5 (22.73%) CSS
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) XHTML
8 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 4 (18.18%) Unix
8 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 4 (18.18%) Perl
8 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
8 4 (18.18%) ERP
8 4 (18.18%) CA
8 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
8 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Moq
2 1 (4.55%) MorphX
2 1 (4.55%) MSTest
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) VB Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Project Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) Ajax
4 5 (22.73%) CSS
4 5 (22.73%) XHTML
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (4.55%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (4.55%) COM+
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) Ninject
6 1 (4.55%) Spring.NET
6 1 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Web Development
2 5 (22.73%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.55%) Kanban
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 4 (18.18%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) VB6
7 1 (4.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (9.09%) MOM
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) CA
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle