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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 56 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.29% 4.65% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.58% 7.19% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 9
Median salary £31,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
279 292 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 63.84% 64.60% 54.68%
Number of salaries quoted 252 246 274
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,421 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for VB.

1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) CA
5 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
5 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (20.00%) ERP
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) SAS
7 2 (13.33%) AIX
7 2 (13.33%) Solaris
7 2 (13.33%) Unicenter
7 2 (13.33%) zOS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Moq
1 1 (6.67%) MorphX
1 1 (6.67%) MSTest
1 1 (6.67%) NUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Project Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (13.33%) VB Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (6.67%) COM+
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) Ninject
4 1 (6.67%) Spring.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) AIX
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) SDLC
2 2 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (6.67%) Kanban
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) VB6
6 1 (6.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (13.33%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (13.33%) MOM
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) IBM