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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 56 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.60% 3.70% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 6.30% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 13
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
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
309 381 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 61.80% 58.80% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 282 265 212
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -15.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +2 12 £40,000 +15.94% 3
Gateshead -15 1 £27,500 -24.65% 1
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 36 (100.00%) C#
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 27 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
5 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (61.11%) MVC
6 22 (61.11%) VB.NET
7 18 (50.00%) WCF
8 17 (47.22%) TDD
8 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
9 16 (44.44%) Ninject
9 16 (44.44%) Web Application Development
9 16 (44.44%) HTML
10 15 (41.67%) Scrum
11 14 (38.89%) NUnit
11 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (38.89%) Unity DI Container
11 14 (38.89%) Inversion of Control
11 14 (38.89%) MSTest
11 14 (38.89%) Rhino Mocks
11 14 (38.89%) Moq
11 14 (38.89%) Kanban
11 14 (38.89%) Spring.NET
11 14 (38.89%) Castle Windsor
12 13 (36.11%) CSS
13 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
14 11 (30.56%) VB6
15 9 (25.00%) MS Excel

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) NUnit
1 14 (38.89%) MSTest
1 14 (38.89%) Rhino Mocks
1 14 (38.89%) Moq
2 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Graduate
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (50.00%) WCF
4 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (44.44%) HTML
5 16 (44.44%) Ninject
6 14 (38.89%) Spring.NET
6 14 (38.89%) Unity DI Container
6 14 (38.89%) Castle Windsor
7 13 (36.11%) CSS
8 8 (22.22%) WPF
9 7 (19.44%) jQuery
10 4 (11.11%) XHTML
10 4 (11.11%) WinForms
10 4 (11.11%) Ajax
10 4 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 3 (8.33%) Silverlight
12 1 (2.78%) LINQ
12 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) iPhone
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) MVC
3 17 (47.22%) TDD
4 16 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
4 16 (44.44%) Web Application Development
5 15 (41.67%) Scrum
6 14 (38.89%) Kanban
6 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
7 7 (19.44%) ITIL
8 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 5 (13.89%) Project Management
9 5 (13.89%) Process Management
9 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
9 5 (13.89%) Time Management
9 5 (13.89%) Analytics
10 4 (11.11%) SDLC
10 4 (11.11%) Web Development
10 4 (11.11%) OO
11 2 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (61.11%) VB.NET
3 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (30.56%) VB6
5 6 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.33%) Java
7 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Google
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,666-34,238 + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead
SolRecruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 13 days ago