The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 51 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.00% 0.90% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.75% 1.79% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 3
Average salary £34,500 £30,128 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.51% +36.94%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
293 223 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 53.27% 50.23% 58.24%
Number of salaries quoted 221 190 224
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Tyne and Wear

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 30 July 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 13 (72.22%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 6 (33.33%) Games
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (33.33%) Google
5 6 (33.33%) Android
5 6 (33.33%) iPhone
5 6 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (33.33%) Node.js
5 6 (33.33%) Ninject
5 6 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 6 (33.33%) WCF
6 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
7 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) Facilita Forecast
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
8 3 (16.67%) Selenium

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (33.33%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
2 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (22.22%) Facilita Forecast
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (33.33%) Ninject
2 6 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 6 (33.33%) WCF
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) LINQ
4 3 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) XSLT
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) iPhone
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) MVC
1 6 (33.33%) TDD
1 6 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
1 6 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
1 6 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) OOP
3 2 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Document Management
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) VBScript
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Google
2 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
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