The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.80% 0.56% 3.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.59% 1.01% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 19
Average salary £42,500 £29,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +4.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £21,550 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £37,950 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
305 198 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 61.00% 55.15% 52.09%
Number of salaries quoted 278 176 249
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

VB
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Tyne and Wear region.

VB Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

VB
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

VB
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 14 £42,500 +42.85% 1
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (95.24%) .NET
2 39 (92.86%) C#
3 35 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 34 (80.95%) ASP.NET
5 28 (66.67%) HTML
6 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
7 24 (57.14%) CSS
7 24 (57.14%) Ajax
8 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (47.62%) VB.NET
9 19 (45.24%) SQL
9 19 (45.24%) MVC
10 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
11 14 (33.33%) WPF
11 14 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (33.33%) OO
12 13 (30.95%) XHTML
12 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
12 13 (30.95%) N-Tier
12 13 (30.95%) MVVM
12 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (28.57%) VB6
13 12 (28.57%) Web Development
13 12 (28.57%) CRM
14 11 (26.19%) ITIL
14 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
14 11 (26.19%) WCF
15 10 (23.81%) Windows
15 10 (23.81%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (11.90%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (14.29%) MySQL
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.67%) MSTest
2 7 (16.67%) NUnit
2 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (16.67%) Moq
3 5 (11.90%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.76%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 8 (19.05%) German Language
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 14 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 7 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Junior
6 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (95.24%) .NET
2 34 (80.95%) ASP.NET
3 28 (66.67%) HTML
4 24 (57.14%) CSS
4 24 (57.14%) Ajax
5 14 (33.33%) WPF
5 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (30.95%) XHTML
7 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
7 11 (26.19%) WCF
8 9 (21.43%) jQuery
9 8 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (19.05%) LINQ
9 8 (19.05%) JSON
10 6 (14.29%) WinForms
10 6 (14.29%) Classic ASP
11 5 (11.90%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (11.90%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (11.90%) Ninject
11 5 (11.90%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) N-Tier
2 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.90%) Social Network
3 5 (11.90%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) MVC
3 14 (33.33%) OO
4 13 (30.95%) MVVM
5 12 (28.57%) Web Development
5 12 (28.57%) CRM
6 11 (26.19%) ITIL
7 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
7 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
8 7 (16.67%) TDD
9 6 (14.29%) Project Management
9 6 (14.29%) Process Management
9 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 6 (14.29%) Analytics
9 6 (14.29%) Time Management
10 5 (11.90%) Kanban
10 5 (11.90%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.90%) Web Application Development
10 5 (11.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (92.86%) C#
2 20 (47.62%) VB.NET
3 19 (45.24%) SQL
4 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
5 12 (28.57%) VB6
6 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
7 6 (14.29%) TypeScript
8 4 (9.52%) Java
9 3 (7.14%) C++
10 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Facebook
2 5 (11.90%) Twitter
3 3 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
North Shields, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, health care, bonus
Posted: 7 days ago