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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / North East
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 64 45
Rank change year-on-year +11 -19  
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 15 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.09% 2.03% 5.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.54% 3.61% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 37
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -13.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 379 416 506
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 55.82% 56.22% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 345 367 437
Median salary £35,000 £37,288 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.13% +6.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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
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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham +10 18 £35,000 -12.50% 1
VB
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (95.45%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) C#
2 20 (90.91%) VB6
3 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 15 (68.18%) DevOps
5 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (50.00%) Windows
5 11 (50.00%) MVC
6 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
7 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (36.36%) Degree
8 8 (36.36%) Puppet
8 8 (36.36%) SQL
8 8 (36.36%) Big Data
8 8 (36.36%) Analytics
9 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (27.27%) React
10 5 (22.73%) SLA
10 5 (22.73%) IIS
11 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
11 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
12 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (9.09%) Scrum
13 2 (9.09%) Web Development
13 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
13 2 (9.09%) jQuery
13 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
13 2 (9.09%) CSS

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 5 (22.73%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) DevOps Specialist
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
3 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (27.27%) React
4 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Core
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) Angular 2
5 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
1 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) DevOps
2 11 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (36.36%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
1 20 (90.91%) VB6
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Puppet
2 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
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