Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > North East
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 103 108
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.92% 0.68% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 1.43% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 9
North East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -2.17% +31.43%
10th Percentile £29,050 £28,750 £37,750
90th Percentile £51,750 £46,750 £51,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 741 628 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 52.22% 47.43% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 583 574 676
North East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +25 10 £47,500 +40.74% 1
Tyne and Wear -15 3 £42,500 -5.56% 2
VB
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 7 (53.85%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (46.15%) VB6
6 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
6 5 (38.46%) HTML5
6 5 (38.46%) LINQ
6 5 (38.46%) REST
6 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 5 (38.46%) Angular 2
7 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (30.77%) WCF
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle
8 3 (23.08%) OO
8 3 (23.08%) MVC
8 3 (23.08%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) SDLC
8 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
9 2 (15.38%) Node.js
9 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
1 1 (7.69%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum Master
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) Angular 2
3 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) LINQ
3 5 (38.46%) REST
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) WCF
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (15.38%) Code First Entity Framework
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) Node.js
6 2 (15.38%) RESTful
7 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Social Network
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) MVC
1 3 (23.08%) OO
1 3 (23.08%) Scrum
1 3 (23.08%) SDLC
1 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) BDD
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) VB6
5 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) Ruby
7 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (7.69%) VC++
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft