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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 53 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.58% 3.79% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.45% 6.69% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 2
Average salary £22,000 £40,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +34.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
245 239 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 64.64% 56.64% 56.51%
Number of salaries quoted 220 211 148
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,650 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 13 February 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) T-SQL
2 11 (68.75%) VB.NET
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) HTML
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (31.25%) CSS3
7 5 (31.25%) jQuery
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
8 4 (25.00%) IIS
8 4 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (25.00%) PHP
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (25.00%) LINQ
8 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (18.75%) WCF
9 3 (18.75%) Kanban
9 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (18.75%) KnockoutJS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (18.75%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) DTS
5 1 (6.25%) OLAP
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Moq
1 3 (18.75%) MSTest
1 3 (18.75%) NUnit
1 3 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) AccuRev
3 1 (6.25%) MorphX
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
3 3 (18.75%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) ERP Manager
4 1 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.25%) ICT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) CSS3
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) LINQ
5 4 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (18.75%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (18.75%) Ninject
6 3 (18.75%) Spring.NET
6 3 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (18.75%) WCF
7 2 (12.50%) HTML5
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Kanban
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
1 11 (68.75%) T-SQL
1 11 (68.75%) VB.NET
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) VB6
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
5 1 (6.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Cerner
2 1 (6.25%) McKesson
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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