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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 25 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.00% 1.06% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.86% 1.91% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 7
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,700
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
318 262 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 63.60% 55.74% 43.58%
Number of salaries quoted 273 241 212
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 20 April 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 32 (82.05%) C#
4 30 (76.92%) HTML
5 29 (74.36%) ASP.NET
6 28 (71.79%) VB6
7 25 (64.10%) CSS
8 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
9 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
10 21 (53.85%) SQL
11 20 (51.28%) VB.NET
12 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (46.15%) MS Excel
13 17 (43.59%) WPF
13 17 (43.59%) jQuery
14 15 (38.46%) ITIL
14 15 (38.46%) PRINCE2
15 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
15 14 (35.90%) Ajax
15 14 (35.90%) Project Management
15 14 (35.90%) Process Management
15 14 (35.90%) MVC
15 14 (35.90%) Time Management
15 14 (35.90%) .NET Framework
15 14 (35.90%) Waterfall
15 14 (35.90%) Test Strategy
15 14 (35.90%) Analytics
15 14 (35.90%) PMBOK
16 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (23.08%) OO

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2 (5.13%) IIS
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.13%) NUnit
4 2 (5.13%) MSTest
4 2 (5.13%) Moq
General
1 6 (15.38%) German Language
2 4 (10.26%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 8 (20.51%) C# Developer
4 8 (20.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.26%) AWS Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Graduate
6 3 (7.69%) WPF Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (76.92%) HTML
3 29 (74.36%) ASP.NET
4 25 (64.10%) CSS
5 17 (43.59%) WPF
5 17 (43.59%) jQuery
6 14 (35.90%) Ajax
6 14 (35.90%) .NET Framework
7 7 (17.95%) WCF
7 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (15.38%) Entity Framework
8 6 (15.38%) LINQ
8 6 (15.38%) XHTML
9 5 (12.82%) JSON
9 5 (12.82%) Classic ASP
10 4 (10.26%) COM+
10 4 (10.26%) WinForms
11 2 (5.13%) Silverlight
11 2 (5.13%) DHTML
11 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 14 (35.90%) Project Management
3 14 (35.90%) Process Management
3 14 (35.90%) MVC
3 14 (35.90%) Waterfall
3 14 (35.90%) Test Strategy
3 14 (35.90%) Analytics
3 14 (35.90%) Time Management
4 9 (23.08%) OO
5 7 (17.95%) Web Development
6 6 (15.38%) MVVM
7 3 (7.69%) Line Management
7 3 (7.69%) Release Management
8 2 (5.13%) Test Management
8 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.13%) TDD
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) C#
2 28 (71.79%) VB6
3 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
4 21 (53.85%) SQL
5 20 (51.28%) VB.NET
6 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
7 5 (12.82%) TypeScript
8 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) PMBOK
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Citrix
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
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