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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North East / Durham
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 30 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3  
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 9.88% 0.66% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.17% 1.56% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 1
Median salary £35,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Durham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 99 64 70
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 57.56% 42.11% 59.83%
Number of salaries quoted 92 46 64
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,100 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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
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 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 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
Stockton-on-Tees - 11 £35,000 -
VB
North East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 18 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
3 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 16 (88.89%) VB6
4 12 (66.67%) DevOps
5 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (50.00%) MVC
5 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (44.44%) Analytics
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) Big Data
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 6 (33.33%) Puppet
8 6 (33.33%) React
8 6 (33.33%) Degree
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (16.67%) SLA
9 3 (16.67%) IIS
10 2 (11.11%) Angular 2
10 2 (11.11%) .NET Core
10 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
10 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 2 (11.11%) jQuery
10 2 (11.11%) Web Development
10 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 1 (5.56%) VB.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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (33.33%) React
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Core
4 2 (11.11%) Angular 2
4 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (44.44%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) VB6
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft