Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North East > Durham
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 45 52
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 1.17% 0.75% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 1.67% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Durham median annual salary £32,500 £48,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.99% +33.79% +11.54%
10th Percentile £28,750 £46,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,500 £50,250 £42,500
North East median annual salary £32,500 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -31.58% +46.15% -5.80%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Durham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 179 120 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 52.49% 45.11% 54.81%
Number of salaries quoted 162 111 181
Durham median annual salary £35,172 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.49% -4.11% +12.31%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £50,250 £50,000
North East median annual salary £37,750 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year +0.67% +2.04% +6.52%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Durham

VB
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Durham.

Salary trend for VB in Durham

VB
Salary Histogram in Durham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Durham over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Durham

VB
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Durham region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hartlepool - 3 £32,500 -
Stockton-on-Tees -4 1 £52,500 +8.25%
VB
North East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Durham region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (75.00%) LabVIEW
1 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Lean Manufacturing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) MSF
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) DAO
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) XQuery
2 1 (25.00%) .NET

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ADO
1 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) DAO
1 1 (25.00%) WinForms
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Lean Manufacturing
1 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MSF
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft