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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 48 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.67% 0.91% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.63% 1.93% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 7
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 £31,150 £27,756 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £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
324 207 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 57.75% 47.26% 56.95%
Number of salaries quoted 218 177 213
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 1 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 19 (79.17%) C#
2 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
4 11 (45.83%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
7 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner
7 7 (29.17%) WCF
8 6 (25.00%) MVC
8 6 (25.00%) Google
8 6 (25.00%) Games
8 6 (25.00%) TDD
8 6 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (25.00%) Windows
8 6 (25.00%) Android
8 6 (25.00%) iPhone
8 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (25.00%) Node.js
8 6 (25.00%) Ninject
8 6 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (25.00%) Web Application Development
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
8 6 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
9 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner
2 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 5 (20.83%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 6 (25.00%) Games
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
1 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) WCF
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (25.00%) Ninject
4 6 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
5 5 (20.83%) CSS
6 4 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (16.67%) Ajax
7 3 (12.50%) LINQ
7 3 (12.50%) XHTML
8 2 (8.33%) XSLT
9 1 (4.17%) WinForms
9 1 (4.17%) SOAP
9 1 (4.17%) Web Services
9 1 (4.17%) REST
9 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) iPhone
1 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
1 6 (25.00%) Android
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) MVC
1 6 (25.00%) TDD
1 6 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
1 6 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
2 5 (20.83%) OO
3 4 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Document Management
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) VBScript
6 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Google
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
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