Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > North East
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 97 78
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 19 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.84% 1.26% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 2.39% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 47
North East median annual salary £35,000 £40,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +4.48%
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%

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 575 796 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 50.31% 52.96% 60.21%
Number of salaries quoted 519 707 816
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £48,165 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.40% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Durham +6 16 £35,000 -12.50%
Tyne and Wear +19 5 £45,000 +11.11% 1
VB
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (95.24%) C#
3 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) VB6
4 13 (61.90%) DevOps
5 12 (57.14%) Degree
5 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (57.14%) MVC
5 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
6 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
7 9 (42.86%) SQL
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (28.57%) XML
11 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
11 5 (23.81%) B2C
11 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
11 5 (23.81%) Middleware
11 5 (23.81%) Splunk
11 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
11 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
11 5 (23.81%) Opsview
12 4 (19.05%) React
12 4 (19.05%) Puppet
12 4 (19.05%) Big Data
12 4 (19.05%) Analytics
12 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (19.05%) SLA

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Rational Rose
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) DevOps Specialist
2 6 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Payments Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Production Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (28.57%) XML
4 5 (23.81%) Middleware
5 4 (19.05%) React
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) ADO
6 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.76%) DAO
6 1 (4.76%) WinForms
6 1 (4.76%) XSD
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) DevOps
2 12 (57.14%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) B2C
3 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) MSF
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) UML
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) VB6
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) XPath
5 1 (4.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Opsview
2 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (19.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Splunk