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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 43 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.05% 2.03% 3.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.52% 3.64% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 22
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £23,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
359 330 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 67.10% 55.74% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 308 306 249
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 23 £35,000 - 1
North Shields - 3 £37,500 -
North Tyneside - 1 £34,500 -
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (88.46%) SQL Server
3 45 (86.54%) C#
4 39 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 31 (59.62%) HTML
6 30 (57.69%) VB.NET
7 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
8 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (50.00%) CSS
8 26 (50.00%) VB6
9 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
9 21 (40.38%) MVC
10 18 (34.62%) MS Excel
11 17 (32.69%) SQL
11 17 (32.69%) WPF
11 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (30.77%) jQuery
12 16 (30.77%) WCF
13 15 (28.85%) Waterfall
13 15 (28.85%) ITIL
13 15 (28.85%) PRINCE2
14 14 (26.92%) T-SQL
14 14 (26.92%) Project Management
14 14 (26.92%) Process Management
14 14 (26.92%) Test Strategy
14 14 (26.92%) Analytics
14 14 (26.92%) PMBOK
14 14 (26.92%) Ajax
14 14 (26.92%) Time Management
15 13 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (13.46%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.92%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (88.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.69%) MSTest
3 4 (7.69%) Moq
3 4 (7.69%) NUnit
4 3 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (5.77%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (13.46%) Games
2 5 (9.62%) German Language
3 4 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (94.23%) Developer
2 31 (59.62%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (13.46%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.62%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (7.69%) AWS Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Graduate
7 3 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) WPF Developer
8 2 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 31 (59.62%) HTML
4 26 (50.00%) CSS
5 17 (32.69%) WPF
5 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (30.77%) jQuery
6 16 (30.77%) WCF
7 14 (26.92%) Ajax
8 13 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 10 (19.23%) Ninject
10 9 (17.31%) XHTML
11 8 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (9.62%) Classic ASP
12 5 (9.62%) JSON
12 5 (9.62%) LINQ
12 5 (9.62%) Entity Framework
13 4 (7.69%) WinForms
13 4 (7.69%) COM+
14 3 (5.77%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) N-Tier
2 7 (13.46%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.46%) iPhone
3 3 (5.77%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Android
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) MVC
3 15 (28.85%) Waterfall
3 15 (28.85%) ITIL
3 15 (28.85%) PRINCE2
4 14 (26.92%) Project Management
4 14 (26.92%) Process Management
4 14 (26.92%) Test Strategy
4 14 (26.92%) Analytics
4 14 (26.92%) Time Management
5 11 (21.15%) TDD
5 11 (21.15%) OO
6 10 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (19.23%) Web Application Development
7 9 (17.31%) Web Development
8 7 (13.46%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (9.62%) CRM
9 5 (9.62%) MVVM
10 3 (5.77%) Scrum
10 3 (5.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) C#
2 30 (57.69%) VB.NET
3 26 (50.00%) VB6
4 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
5 17 (32.69%) SQL
6 14 (26.92%) T-SQL
7 5 (9.62%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.92%) Java
9 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) PMBOK
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Google
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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