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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.32% 2.78% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.77% 4.58% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 2
Average salary £25,000 £41,250 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.39% +38.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,150 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £42,500 £37,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
265 306 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 61.48% 60.71% 53.16%
Number of salaries quoted 233 278 166
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -6 7 £22,000 -48.23% 1
Sunderland +13 1 £28,000 +1.81%
Wallsend - 1 £29,000 - 1
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (95.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) VB.NET
4 13 (65.00%) SQL
5 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (45.00%) MVC
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (30.00%) jQuery
8 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (30.00%) IIS
8 6 (30.00%) CSS
8 6 (30.00%) TDD
9 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 5 (25.00%) CSS3
10 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
10 4 (20.00%) LINQ
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (20.00%) XML
10 4 (20.00%) PHP
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (15.00%) NUnit
11 3 (15.00%) Scrum
11 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
11 3 (15.00%) MySQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (30.00%) IIS
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.00%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (5.00%) DTS
5 1 (5.00%) MS Access
5 1 (5.00%) OLAP
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Moq
1 3 (15.00%) MSTest
1 3 (15.00%) NUnit
1 3 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (5.00%) MorphX
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) VB Developer
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ERP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) jQuery
5 5 (25.00%) CSS3
6 4 (20.00%) LINQ
6 4 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (15.00%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (15.00%) Ninject
7 3 (15.00%) Spring.NET
7 3 (15.00%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (15.00%) WCF
8 2 (10.00%) Ajax
8 2 (10.00%) HTML5
9 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Kanban
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) VB.NET
3 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) VB6
7 1 (5.00%) COBOL
7 1 (5.00%) VBA
7 1 (5.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Cerner
3 1 (5.00%) McKesson
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
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