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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.42% 0.90% 3.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.85% 1.68% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 18
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £40,000 £19,150
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
359 238 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 58.47% 53.60% 57.72%
Number of salaries quoted 317 211 261
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £46,000 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +5 21 £42,500 +6.25% 1
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 41 (91.11%) C#
2 37 (82.22%) .NET
3 33 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 31 (68.89%) SQL Server
5 25 (55.56%) HTML
6 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
7 22 (48.89%) Ajax
7 22 (48.89%) CSS
8 19 (42.22%) SQL
9 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (37.78%) MVC
10 17 (37.78%) VB.NET
11 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
12 14 (31.11%) OO
12 14 (31.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (28.89%) N-Tier
13 13 (28.89%) XHTML
13 13 (28.89%) CRM
13 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (28.89%) Windows
14 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
14 12 (26.67%) Web Development
14 12 (26.67%) WPF
14 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (24.44%) MVVM
16 10 (22.22%) VB6
16 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
17 9 (20.00%) WCF
17 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
17 9 (20.00%) ITIL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (68.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.89%) MySQL
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 7 (15.56%) LoadRunner
3 7 (15.56%) NUnit
3 7 (15.56%) MSTest
3 7 (15.56%) Moq
4 6 (13.33%) Facilita Forecast
4 6 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (11.11%) Selenium
5 5 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
1 6 (13.33%) German Language
2 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 6 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 6 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Junior
6 3 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (82.22%) .NET
2 33 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 25 (55.56%) HTML
4 22 (48.89%) CSS
4 22 (48.89%) Ajax
5 13 (28.89%) XHTML
6 12 (26.67%) WPF
6 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (20.00%) WCF
8 8 (17.78%) jQuery
9 6 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (13.33%) LINQ
9 6 (13.33%) WinForms
9 6 (13.33%) JSON
10 5 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (11.11%) Ninject
10 5 (11.11%) Spring.NET
11 4 (8.89%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.11%) Social Network
2 5 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) MVC
3 14 (31.11%) OO
4 13 (28.89%) CRM
5 12 (26.67%) Web Development
6 11 (24.44%) MVVM
7 9 (20.00%) ITIL
8 7 (15.56%) TDD
9 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
10 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
10 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.11%) Kanban
10 5 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (11.11%) Scrum
10 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Project Management
11 4 (8.89%) Process Management
11 4 (8.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 17 (37.78%) VB.NET
4 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (22.22%) VB6
6 7 (15.56%) Java
7 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
8 4 (8.89%) TypeScript
9 3 (6.67%) C++
10 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) MCSD
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Facebook
2 5 (11.11%) Twitter
3 3 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
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