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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 47 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.14% 1.85% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.51% 3.47% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 4
Average salary £40,000 £34,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.10% +6.92%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
261 288 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 63.50% 53.14% 52.45%
Number of salaries quoted 233 246 199
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -18.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 7 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 34 (85.00%) C#
4 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
5 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
5 23 (57.50%) HTML
6 21 (52.50%) VB.NET
7 20 (50.00%) VB6
8 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (45.00%) CSS
10 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
11 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
11 13 (32.50%) MVC
12 12 (30.00%) WPF
13 11 (27.50%) jQuery
13 11 (27.50%) SQL
14 10 (25.00%) ITIL
14 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
14 10 (25.00%) WCF
14 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
15 9 (22.50%) Castle Windsor
15 9 (22.50%) Ninject
15 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (22.50%) Dependency Injection
15 9 (22.50%) Inversion of Control
15 9 (22.50%) MSTest
15 9 (22.50%) Rhino Mocks
15 9 (22.50%) Moq
15 9 (22.50%) Test Strategy

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (22.50%) MSTest
2 9 (22.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (22.50%) Moq
2 9 (22.50%) NUnit
3 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (95.00%) Developer
2 25 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Graduate
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) WPF Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
3 23 (57.50%) HTML
4 18 (45.00%) CSS
5 12 (30.00%) WPF
6 11 (27.50%) jQuery
7 10 (25.00%) WCF
8 9 (22.50%) Spring.NET
8 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (22.50%) Castle Windsor
8 9 (22.50%) Ninject
8 9 (22.50%) Unity DI Container
9 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 6 (15.00%) Ajax
10 6 (15.00%) XHTML
11 4 (10.00%) WinForms
11 4 (10.00%) COM+
12 2 (5.00%) Silverlight
13 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (15.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) MVC
3 10 (25.00%) ITIL
3 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (22.50%) Test Strategy
4 9 (22.50%) Web Application Development
4 9 (22.50%) Analytics
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
4 9 (22.50%) Project Management
4 9 (22.50%) Process Management
4 9 (22.50%) TDD
4 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (22.50%) Time Management
4 9 (22.50%) Kanban
4 9 (22.50%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (15.00%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) Web Development
7 4 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) C#
2 21 (52.50%) VB.NET
3 20 (50.00%) VB6
4 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (27.50%) SQL
6 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) PMBOK
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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