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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 39 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 24 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.69% 2.59% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.28% 5.33% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 10
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,540 £28,705 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £33,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
382 244 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 58.68% 48.70% 54.92%
Number of salaries quoted 266 211 253
Average salary £31,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.06% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
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 29 August 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 +6 15 £34,500 +14.51% 3
Gateshead - 8 £36,500 - 1
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (81.58%) C#
2 26 (68.42%) .NET
3 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
5 15 (39.47%) VB.NET
6 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
7 11 (28.95%) SQL
7 11 (28.95%) HTML
8 10 (26.32%) Automation Testing
9 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.05%) OO
10 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 8 (21.05%) CSS
10 8 (21.05%) HP
10 8 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (21.05%) WCF
10 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
10 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Ajax
11 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (18.42%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (18.42%) Ninject
11 7 (18.42%) Web Application Development
11 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (18.42%) LoadRunner
11 7 (18.42%) MVC
11 7 (18.42%) TDD
11 7 (18.42%) Windows
11 7 (18.42%) CRM
12 6 (15.79%) N-Tier

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (15.79%) Node.js
2 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) LoadRunner
2 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.79%) Facilita Forecast
3 5 (13.16%) Ranorex
3 5 (13.16%) Selenium
4 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.63%) MSTest
5 1 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.63%) Moq
5 1 (2.63%) NUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.79%) Games
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Automation Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 11 (28.95%) HTML
4 8 (21.05%) WCF
4 8 (21.05%) CSS
5 7 (18.42%) Ajax
5 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (18.42%) Ninject
5 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (15.79%) XHTML
7 5 (13.16%) jQuery
8 4 (10.53%) XML
9 3 (7.89%) LINQ
10 2 (5.26%) WPF
10 2 (5.26%) XSLT
10 2 (5.26%) WinForms
11 1 (2.63%) SOAP
11 1 (2.63%) Web Services
11 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) N-Tier
1 6 (15.79%) iPhone
1 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Android
3 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Automation Testing
2 8 (21.05%) OO
2 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
2 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
3 7 (18.42%) CRM
3 7 (18.42%) MVC
3 7 (18.42%) TDD
3 7 (18.42%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (18.42%) Web Application Development
4 6 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Web Development
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) C#
2 15 (39.47%) VB.NET
3 11 (28.95%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) VBScript
5 3 (7.89%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) HP
3 6 (15.79%) Google
4 3 (7.89%) Business Objects
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe
Washington Newcastle Sunderland
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £22.5k + bonus + VG Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago