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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 47 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.98% 2.67% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.94% 4.63% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 4
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £30,128
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +14.51%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
243 324 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 60.30% 57.75% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 226 218 177
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (100.00%) C#
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (84.85%) SQL Server
3 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
4 25 (75.76%) ASP.NET
5 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (60.61%) MVC
6 20 (60.61%) VB.NET
7 16 (48.48%) HTML
7 16 (48.48%) WCF
8 15 (45.45%) TDD
8 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (42.42%) Dependency Injection
9 14 (42.42%) Inversion of Control
9 14 (42.42%) MSTest
9 14 (42.42%) Rhino Mocks
9 14 (42.42%) Moq
9 14 (42.42%) Spring.NET
9 14 (42.42%) Castle Windsor
9 14 (42.42%) Ninject
9 14 (42.42%) Web Application Development
9 14 (42.42%) Unity DI Container
9 14 (42.42%) NUnit
9 14 (42.42%) Scrum
9 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (42.42%) Kanban
10 13 (39.39%) CSS
11 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
12 11 (33.33%) VB6
13 9 (27.27%) MS Excel

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (84.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) NUnit
1 14 (42.42%) MSTest
1 14 (42.42%) Rhino Mocks
1 14 (42.42%) Moq
2 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
4 3 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (78.79%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate
7 1 (3.03%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (75.76%) ASP.NET
3 16 (48.48%) WCF
3 16 (48.48%) HTML
4 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (42.42%) Castle Windsor
5 14 (42.42%) Ninject
5 14 (42.42%) Spring.NET
5 14 (42.42%) Unity DI Container
6 13 (39.39%) CSS
7 8 (24.24%) WPF
8 7 (21.21%) jQuery
9 4 (12.12%) XHTML
9 4 (12.12%) WinForms
9 4 (12.12%) Ajax
10 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 3 (9.09%) Silverlight
11 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (3.03%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (12.12%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) MVC
3 15 (45.45%) TDD
4 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (42.42%) Kanban
4 14 (42.42%) Dependency Injection
4 14 (42.42%) Web Application Development
4 14 (42.42%) Scrum
5 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) Process Management
7 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
7 5 (15.15%) Time Management
7 5 (15.15%) Analytics
8 4 (12.12%) SDLC
8 4 (12.12%) Web Development
8 4 (12.12%) OO
9 2 (6.06%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (60.61%) VB.NET
3 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 11 (33.33%) VB6
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
6 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.06%) Java
9 1 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
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