Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > North East
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 85 104
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19 -24
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.61% 1.57% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 3.16% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 16
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £35,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £45,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 811 570 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 54.69% 49.78% 52.84%
Number of salaries quoted 654 515 711
North East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 +3 5 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Tyne and Wear -28 4 £42,500 -5.56% 2
VB
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for VB.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 6 (66.67%) VB6
3 5 (55.56%) WCF
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 3 (33.33%) Node.js
5 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 3 (33.33%) Code First Entity Framework
5 3 (33.33%) Social Network
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby

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 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
1 1 (11.11%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (33.33%) Code First Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Node.js
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) WinForms
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
6 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
6 1 (11.11%) Spring
6 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Social Network
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) SDLC
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 6 (66.67%) VB6
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (11.11%) VC++
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft