The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 43 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.59% 0.71% 3.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.33% 1.18% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 17
Average salary £42,500 £29,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +4.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £21,550 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £37,950 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
221 169 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 56.67% 59.93% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 196 151 199
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

VB Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 33 (91.67%) C#
3 32 (88.89%) SQL Server
4 31 (86.11%) ASP.NET
5 25 (69.44%) HTML
6 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
7 21 (58.33%) CSS
7 21 (58.33%) Ajax
8 20 (55.56%) VB.NET
9 19 (52.78%) SQL
9 19 (52.78%) MVC
10 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
12 14 (38.89%) WPF
12 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (36.11%) MVVM
13 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
14 12 (33.33%) VB6
15 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
15 11 (30.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (30.56%) WCF
15 11 (30.56%) OO
16 10 (27.78%) N-Tier
16 10 (27.78%) XHTML
16 10 (27.78%) Windows
16 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
16 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (25.00%) jQuery
17 9 (25.00%) Web Development
17 9 (25.00%) CRM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
4 6 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (19.44%) MSTest
2 7 (19.44%) NUnit
2 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 7 (19.44%) Moq
3 5 (13.89%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.56%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 8 (22.22%) German Language
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Junior
5 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 31 (86.11%) ASP.NET
3 25 (69.44%) HTML
4 21 (58.33%) CSS
4 21 (58.33%) Ajax
5 14 (38.89%) WPF
5 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
6 11 (30.56%) WCF
7 10 (27.78%) XHTML
8 9 (25.00%) jQuery
9 8 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (22.22%) LINQ
9 8 (22.22%) JSON
10 6 (16.67%) WinForms
10 6 (16.67%) Classic ASP
11 5 (13.89%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (13.89%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (13.89%) Ninject
11 5 (13.89%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) N-Tier
2 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (13.89%) Social Network
3 5 (13.89%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) MVC
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) MVVM
4 11 (30.56%) OO
5 9 (25.00%) CRM
5 9 (25.00%) Web Development
6 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 8 (22.22%) ITIL
6 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 7 (19.44%) TDD
8 6 (16.67%) Project Management
8 6 (16.67%) Process Management
8 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 6 (16.67%) Time Management
8 6 (16.67%) Analytics
9 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.89%) Kanban
9 5 (13.89%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (13.89%) Web Application Development
9 5 (13.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 19 (52.78%) SQL
4 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
5 12 (33.33%) VB6
6 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
7 6 (16.67%) TypeScript
8 4 (11.11%) Java
9 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) MCSD
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Facebook
2 5 (13.89%) Twitter
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, health care, bonus
Posted: 7 days ago