The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 61 42
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 1.61% 5.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.65% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 29
Median salary - £29,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 240 302 374
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 52.75% 60.89% 65.85%
Number of salaries quoted 218 275 333
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

VB
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for VB in Tyne and Wear