Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > North East
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 107 98
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.67% 1.28% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 2.61% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 4
North East median annual salary £47,500 £29,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.79% -39.58% +55.08%
10th Percentile £30,700 £26,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £50,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.95% +4.12% +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 692 842 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 51.30% 48.93% 51.12%
Number of salaries quoted 533 740 596
North East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 +14 8 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Tyne and Wear -10 1 £29,000 -
VB
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) LINQ
3 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) REST
3 5 (55.56%) Angular 2
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Power BI
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Big Data
6 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) VB6
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (22.22%) JasperReports
6 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (22.22%) Informix
6 2 (22.22%) ERP

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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) Informix
2 2 (22.22%) JasperReports
2 2 (22.22%) Power BI
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum Master
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Angular 2
2 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) LINQ
2 5 (55.56%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Robotic Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) VB6
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle