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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 44 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.12% 0.88% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 1.93% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 8
Average salary £34,500 £30,128 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.51% +36.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,756 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,300 £28,000
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
314 207 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 57.61% 45.49% 57.04%
Number of salaries quoted 216 176 212
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 22 (81.48%) C#
2 17 (62.96%) .NET
2 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
3 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
4 11 (40.74%) HTML
4 11 (40.74%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 8 (29.63%) CSS
7 7 (25.93%) Windows
7 7 (25.93%) OO
7 7 (25.93%) LoadRunner
7 7 (25.93%) Ajax
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) TDD
8 6 (22.22%) MVC
8 6 (22.22%) CRM
8 6 (22.22%) N-Tier
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (22.22%) XHTML
8 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 6 (22.22%) WCF
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (22.22%) Ninject
8 6 (22.22%) Web Application Development
8 6 (22.22%) Facilita Forecast
9 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (18.52%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) LoadRunner
2 6 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (22.22%) Facilita Forecast
3 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (18.52%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) MSTest
4 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.70%) Moq
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 5 (18.52%) Games
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) .NET
1 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
4 7 (25.93%) Ajax
5 6 (22.22%) XHTML
5 6 (22.22%) WCF
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (22.22%) Ninject
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (18.52%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 4 (14.81%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) LINQ
9 2 (7.41%) WinForms
9 2 (7.41%) XSLT
9 2 (7.41%) WPF
10 1 (3.70%) Spring.NET
10 1 (3.70%) NancyFx
10 1 (3.70%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 5 (18.52%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.70%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Android
2 5 (18.52%) UNIX
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) OO
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) TDD
2 6 (22.22%) MVC
2 6 (22.22%) CRM
2 6 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (22.22%) Web Application Development
3 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (18.52%) Web Development
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) OOP
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Kanban
6 1 (3.70%) MVVM
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 5 (18.52%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) VBScript
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Google
3 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Facebook
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter
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