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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 22 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.01% 0.70% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.81% 1.44% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 12
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £20,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +92.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £16,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
323 208 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 58.83% 48.26% 57.25%
Number of salaries quoted 256 178 201
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £47,500 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 31 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 27 (84.38%) C#
2 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
4 17 (53.13%) HTML
5 14 (43.75%) CSS
6 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 13 (40.63%) Ajax
7 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 11 (34.38%) Windows
9 10 (31.25%) XHTML
9 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
9 10 (31.25%) CRM
9 10 (31.25%) N-Tier
9 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (28.13%) MVC
10 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
11 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 8 (25.00%) OO
11 8 (25.00%) Finance
11 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (25.00%) WPF
12 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (21.88%) Web Development
12 7 (21.88%) MVVM
12 7 (21.88%) LoadRunner
12 7 (21.88%) Java
12 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
13 6 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (21.88%) LoadRunner
4 6 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (18.75%) Facilita Forecast
5 5 (15.63%) Selenium
5 5 (15.63%) NUnit
5 5 (15.63%) MSTest
5 5 (15.63%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (15.63%) Moq
6 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Software Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Junior Developer
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Junior
7 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Developer
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
1 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) HTML
3 14 (43.75%) CSS
4 13 (40.63%) Ajax
5 10 (31.25%) XHTML
6 8 (25.00%) WPF
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (18.75%) WinForms
9 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
9 5 (15.63%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (15.63%) WCF
9 5 (15.63%) jQuery
9 5 (15.63%) Spring.NET
9 5 (15.63%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (15.63%) Ninject
10 4 (12.50%) XML
11 3 (9.38%) SOAP
11 3 (9.38%) JSON
11 3 (9.38%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) N-Tier
2 5 (15.63%) Social Network
2 5 (15.63%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) CRM
2 9 (28.13%) MVC
3 8 (25.00%) OO
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) Web Development
4 7 (21.88%) MVVM
5 5 (15.63%) Kanban
5 5 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (15.63%) Web Application Development
5 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.13%) UML
8 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
4 7 (21.88%) Java
4 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.38%) VBScript
6 3 (9.38%) VB6
7 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Facebook
2 5 (15.63%) Twitter
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Business Objects
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