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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.06% 1.29% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 2.97% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 1
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
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
263 236 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 55.72% 43.62% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 242 214 172
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) Web Application Development
3 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Google
4 5 (62.50%) Android
4 5 (62.50%) iPhone
4 5 (62.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (62.50%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (62.50%) Node.js
4 5 (62.50%) Ninject
4 5 (62.50%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 5 (62.50%) Games
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VBScript
6 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) VB6
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (62.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Ninject
3 5 (62.50%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
1 5 (62.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 5 (62.50%) Domain-Driven Design
2 5 (62.50%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
4 1 (12.50%) Delphi
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Google
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