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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 39 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.77% 1.68% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.39% 3.07% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 5
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £32,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
284 293 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 64.55% 54.66% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 239 271 205
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,500
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 27 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (85.00%) C#
3 27 (67.50%) HTML
3 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
4 25 (62.50%) VB6
5 22 (55.00%) CSS
5 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (52.50%) VB.NET
7 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (42.50%) MS Excel
10 16 (40.00%) SQL
10 16 (40.00%) WPF
11 15 (37.50%) jQuery
12 14 (35.00%) Waterfall
12 14 (35.00%) ITIL
12 14 (35.00%) PRINCE2
13 13 (32.50%) T-SQL
13 13 (32.50%) Project Management
13 13 (32.50%) Process Management
13 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
13 13 (32.50%) Analytics
13 13 (32.50%) PMBOK
13 13 (32.50%) Time Management
14 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
14 12 (30.00%) MVC
15 10 (25.00%) Ajax
15 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (42.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.00%) MSTest
3 4 (10.00%) NUnit
3 4 (10.00%) Moq
4 3 (7.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (10.00%) Back Office
1 4 (10.00%) German Language
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (95.00%) Developer
2 21 (52.50%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.00%) AWS Developer
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Graduate
5 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.50%) WPF Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.50%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
2 27 (67.50%) HTML
3 22 (55.00%) CSS
4 16 (40.00%) WPF
5 15 (37.50%) jQuery
6 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 10 (25.00%) Ajax
8 8 (20.00%) WCF
8 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (15.00%) XHTML
10 4 (10.00%) WinForms
10 4 (10.00%) COM+
10 4 (10.00%) Classic ASP
10 4 (10.00%) LINQ
10 4 (10.00%) JSON
10 4 (10.00%) Entity Framework
11 3 (7.50%) Castle Windsor
11 3 (7.50%) Ninject
11 3 (7.50%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.50%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) PRINCE2
2 14 (35.00%) Waterfall
3 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
3 13 (32.50%) Analytics
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
3 13 (32.50%) Process Management
3 13 (32.50%) Time Management
4 12 (30.00%) MVC
5 8 (20.00%) OO
6 6 (15.00%) Web Development
7 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 4 (10.00%) SDLC
7 4 (10.00%) MVVM
8 3 (7.50%) Scrum
8 3 (7.50%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.50%) Kanban
8 3 (7.50%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) C#
2 25 (62.50%) VB6
3 21 (52.50%) VB.NET
4 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (40.00%) SQL
6 13 (32.50%) T-SQL
7 4 (10.00%) TypeScript
8 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.50%) C++
9 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) PMBOK
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago