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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 42 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.38% 1.13% 4.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.66% 1.96% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 18
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £40,000 £19,150
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
274 204 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 57.08% 57.63% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 236 182 209
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 24 December 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (92.11%) C#
2 31 (81.58%) .NET
3 30 (78.95%) ASP.NET
4 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
5 21 (55.26%) HTML
6 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
7 19 (50.00%) CSS
7 19 (50.00%) Ajax
8 18 (47.37%) SQL
9 17 (44.74%) VB.NET
9 17 (44.74%) MVC
10 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (34.21%) Windows
11 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
12 12 (31.58%) WPF
12 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
13 11 (28.95%) OO
13 11 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (28.95%) MVVM
14 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
14 10 (26.32%) XHTML
14 10 (26.32%) N-Tier
14 10 (26.32%) VB6
14 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (23.68%) CRM
15 9 (23.68%) Web Development
15 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
15 9 (23.68%) WCF
16 7 (18.42%) Java

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (13.16%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.53%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
3 7 (18.42%) LoadRunner
3 7 (18.42%) NUnit
3 7 (18.42%) MSTest
3 7 (18.42%) Moq
4 6 (15.79%) Facilita Forecast
4 6 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (13.16%) Selenium
5 5 (13.16%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
1 6 (15.79%) German Language
2 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) .NET Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Software Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Junior
5 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Junior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (81.58%) .NET
2 30 (78.95%) ASP.NET
3 21 (55.26%) HTML
4 19 (50.00%) CSS
4 19 (50.00%) Ajax
5 12 (31.58%) WPF
5 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (26.32%) XHTML
7 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
7 9 (23.68%) WCF
8 7 (18.42%) jQuery
9 6 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (15.79%) LINQ
9 6 (15.79%) WinForms
9 6 (15.79%) JSON
10 5 (13.16%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (13.16%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (13.16%) Ninject
10 5 (13.16%) Spring.NET
11 4 (10.53%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) N-Tier
2 5 (13.16%) Social Network
2 5 (13.16%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) MVC
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) OO
3 11 (28.95%) MVVM
4 9 (23.68%) CRM
4 9 (23.68%) Web Development
5 7 (18.42%) TDD
6 6 (15.79%) ITIL
6 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.16%) Kanban
7 5 (13.16%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Web Application Development
7 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Scrum
8 4 (10.53%) Analytics
8 4 (10.53%) Time Management
8 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 17 (44.74%) VB.NET
4 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 10 (26.32%) VB6
6 7 (18.42%) Java
7 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 4 (10.53%) TypeScript
9 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) MCSD
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Facebook
2 5 (13.16%) Twitter
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle