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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 38 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 36 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.88% 1.28% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% 2.35% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 20
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
408 298 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 66.67% 54.68% 47.57%
Number of salaries quoted 354 275 278
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,001 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,983
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +12 25 £34,000 -2.85% 5
North Shields - 7 £37,500 - 1
North Tyneside - 3 £34,500 -
Sunderland - 1 £27,500 -
Wallsend - 1 £34,500 -
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (94.12%) SQL Server
3 43 (84.31%) C#
4 41 (80.39%) ASP.NET
5 34 (66.67%) HTML
6 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
6 29 (56.86%) CSS
7 28 (54.90%) VB.NET
7 28 (54.90%) VB6
8 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
10 23 (45.10%) MVC
11 22 (43.14%) SQL
12 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
12 18 (35.29%) Ajax
12 18 (35.29%) WPF
12 18 (35.29%) jQuery
13 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (31.37%) ITIL
13 16 (31.37%) PRINCE2
14 15 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (29.41%) WCF
14 15 (29.41%) .NET Framework
15 14 (27.45%) Time Management
15 14 (27.45%) Waterfall
15 14 (27.45%) Test Strategy
15 14 (27.45%) Analytics
15 14 (27.45%) PMBOK
15 14 (27.45%) T-SQL
15 14 (27.45%) Process Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (13.73%) Node.js
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) MySQL
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.92%) NUnit
4 2 (3.92%) MSTest
4 2 (3.92%) Moq
General
1 7 (13.73%) Games
1 7 (13.73%) German Language
2 4 (7.84%) Back Office
3 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 30 (58.82%) .NET Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 9 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 9 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) AWS Developer
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Graduate
7 3 (5.88%) WPF Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (80.39%) ASP.NET
3 34 (66.67%) HTML
4 29 (56.86%) CSS
5 18 (35.29%) Ajax
5 18 (35.29%) WPF
5 18 (35.29%) jQuery
6 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (29.41%) WCF
7 15 (29.41%) .NET Framework
8 9 (17.65%) XHTML
9 8 (15.69%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
10 7 (13.73%) Ninject
10 7 (13.73%) LINQ
11 5 (9.80%) JSON
11 5 (9.80%) Classic ASP
12 4 (7.84%) COM+
12 4 (7.84%) WinForms
13 2 (3.92%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 7 (13.73%) iPhone
2 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Android
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) MVC
3 16 (31.37%) ITIL
3 16 (31.37%) PRINCE2
4 14 (27.45%) Project Management
4 14 (27.45%) Process Management
4 14 (27.45%) Time Management
4 14 (27.45%) Waterfall
4 14 (27.45%) Test Strategy
4 14 (27.45%) Analytics
5 12 (23.53%) OO
6 10 (19.61%) Web Development
7 9 (17.65%) TDD
8 7 (13.73%) Web Application Development
8 7 (13.73%) MVVM
8 7 (13.73%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (13.73%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (9.80%) CRM
10 4 (7.84%) Release Management
10 4 (7.84%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) C#
2 28 (54.90%) VB.NET
2 28 (54.90%) VB6
3 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 22 (43.14%) SQL
5 14 (27.45%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.80%) TypeScript
7 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) PMBOK
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Google
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North Shields
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
The SmartList
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago