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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 42 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.07% 1.79% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.64% 3.40% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 4
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £30,128
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +14.51%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
241 294 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 61.32% 52.69% 50.11%
Number of salaries quoted 221 214 189
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 August 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (90.48%) C#
3 37 (88.10%) SQL Server
4 31 (73.81%) ASP.NET
5 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
6 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (52.38%) VB.NET
7 22 (52.38%) HTML
8 21 (50.00%) VB6
9 19 (45.24%) CSS
10 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
10 17 (40.48%) MVC
11 14 (33.33%) WCF
12 13 (30.95%) WPF
12 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
13 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (28.57%) Kanban
13 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
13 12 (28.57%) MSTest
13 12 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
13 12 (28.57%) Moq
13 12 (28.57%) Scrum
13 12 (28.57%) TDD
13 12 (28.57%) NUnit
13 12 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
13 12 (28.57%) Ninject
13 12 (28.57%) Spring.NET
13 12 (28.57%) Web Application Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (88.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) NUnit
1 12 (28.57%) MSTest
1 12 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
1 12 (28.57%) Moq
2 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (9.52%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 28 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Software Developer
4 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 7 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Graduate
5 4 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) WPF Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Graduate Software Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (73.81%) ASP.NET
3 22 (52.38%) HTML
4 19 (45.24%) CSS
5 14 (33.33%) WCF
6 13 (30.95%) WPF
7 12 (28.57%) Spring.NET
7 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
7 12 (28.57%) Ninject
7 12 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
8 11 (26.19%) jQuery
9 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
10 6 (14.29%) Ajax
10 6 (14.29%) XHTML
11 5 (11.90%) WinForms
12 4 (9.52%) COM+
13 3 (7.14%) Silverlight
14 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
14 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) MVC
3 12 (28.57%) TDD
3 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (28.57%) Scrum
3 12 (28.57%) Kanban
3 12 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
3 12 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 11 (26.19%) Waterfall
5 10 (23.81%) ITIL
5 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
6 9 (21.43%) Project Management
6 9 (21.43%) Process Management
6 9 (21.43%) Time Management
6 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 9 (21.43%) Analytics
7 6 (14.29%) OO
8 5 (11.90%) Web Development
9 4 (9.52%) SDLC
10 2 (4.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) C#
2 22 (52.38%) VB.NET
3 21 (50.00%) VB6
4 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
5 9 (21.43%) SQL
6 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.76%) Java
9 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) PMBOK
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix