Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 103 83
Rank change year-on-year -4 -20 -24
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 10 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.58% 0.67% 2.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 1.31% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 34
North East median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +31.43% +1.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £37,750 £26,800
90th Percentile £47,625 £51,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 656 762 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 47.95% 51.04% 56.15%
Number of salaries quoted 597 657 773
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,325 £25,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for VB in the North East

VB
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for VB in the North East

VB
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in the North East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in the North East

VB
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Tyne and Wear +12 5 £45,000 +7.78% 2
Durham -16 3 £32,500 -32.99% 2
VB
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North East region with a requirement for VB.

1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) B2C
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Middleware
3 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
3 5 (62.50%) Splunk
3 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Opsview
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Electronics
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) LabVIEW
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (25.00%) Lean Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) VB6

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Rose
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Payments Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Production Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Support Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 4 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ADO
3 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) DAO
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) XSD
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) B2C
1 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Lean Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) MSF
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
3 1 (12.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft