The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 44 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.06% 3.52% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 6.62% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 7
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
342 272 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 55.16% 53.13% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 270 233 254
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
North East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +7 12 £34,500 +14.51% 2
Gateshead - 7 £31,700 -
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (73.08%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) .NET
3 14 (53.85%) VB.NET
4 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) Automation Testing
7 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (26.92%) WCF
7 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (26.92%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (26.92%) Ninject
7 7 (26.92%) Web Application Development
7 7 (26.92%) MVC
7 7 (26.92%) TDD
8 6 (23.08%) Google
8 6 (23.08%) Games
8 6 (23.08%) Node.js
8 6 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (23.08%) Android
8 6 (23.08%) iPhone
8 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
8 6 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (19.23%) Ranorex
9 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
9 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
9 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (23.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) LoadRunner
1 5 (19.23%) Ranorex
2 4 (15.38%) Facilita Forecast
2 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.85%) MSTest
4 1 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.85%) Moq
4 1 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 6 (23.08%) Games
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 7 (26.92%) WCF
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (26.92%) Ninject
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 4 (15.38%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) LINQ
6 3 (11.54%) XML
7 2 (7.69%) XSLT
8 1 (3.85%) WinForms
8 1 (3.85%) WPF
8 1 (3.85%) COM
8 1 (3.85%) CSS
8 1 (3.85%) Spring.NET
8 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (3.85%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (3.85%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) iPhone
1 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Tandem
2 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Android
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Automation Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Dependency Injection
2 7 (26.92%) Web Application Development
2 7 (26.92%) MVC
2 7 (26.92%) TDD
3 6 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
4 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) OOP
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) VB.NET
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) VBScript
5 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) Java
7 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Google
2 5 (19.23%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Adobe
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
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