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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 53 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.43% 2.76% 4.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.34% 5.06% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 21
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
337 336 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 64.19% 54.55% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 300 287 248
Average salary £37,500 £32,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -11.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +4 17 £40,000 +15.10% 4
Gateshead -20 1 £27,500 -13.24%
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (88.46%) SQL Server
3 45 (86.54%) C#
4 38 (73.08%) ASP.NET
5 29 (55.77%) VB.NET
6 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
7 26 (50.00%) HTML
8 21 (40.38%) CSS
8 21 (40.38%) MVC
9 20 (38.46%) VB6
10 17 (32.69%) WCF
10 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
11 16 (30.77%) Ninject
11 16 (30.77%) Web Application Development
11 16 (30.77%) TDD
11 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
12 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 13 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (23.08%) WPF
13 12 (23.08%) SQL
14 11 (21.15%) jQuery
15 10 (19.23%) Waterfall
15 10 (19.23%) ITIL
15 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
15 10 (19.23%) Scrum
16 9 (17.31%) NUnit
16 9 (17.31%) Project Management
16 9 (17.31%) Process Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (13.46%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (88.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (17.31%) MSTest
2 9 (17.31%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (17.31%) Moq
2 9 (17.31%) NUnit
3 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (13.46%) Games
2 4 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (94.23%) Developer
2 35 (67.31%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (13.46%) C# Developer
4 7 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.62%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Graduate
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) WPF Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.92%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (1.92%) HTML Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (73.08%) ASP.NET
3 26 (50.00%) HTML
4 21 (40.38%) CSS
5 17 (32.69%) WCF
5 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (30.77%) Ninject
7 12 (23.08%) WPF
8 11 (21.15%) jQuery
9 9 (17.31%) Spring.NET
9 9 (17.31%) Castle Windsor
9 9 (17.31%) XHTML
9 9 (17.31%) Ajax
9 9 (17.31%) Unity DI Container
10 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 8 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (7.69%) WinForms
11 4 (7.69%) COM+
12 2 (3.85%) Silverlight
13 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) N-Tier
1 9 (17.31%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (13.46%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.46%) iPhone
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) MVC
3 16 (30.77%) TDD
3 16 (30.77%) Web Application Development
3 16 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (19.23%) Waterfall
4 10 (19.23%) Scrum
4 10 (19.23%) ITIL
4 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 9 (17.31%) OO
5 9 (17.31%) Project Management
5 9 (17.31%) Process Management
5 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (17.31%) Time Management
5 9 (17.31%) Kanban
5 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
5 9 (17.31%) Analytics
6 8 (15.38%) Web Development
7 7 (13.46%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (9.62%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) C#
2 29 (55.77%) VB.NET
3 20 (38.46%) VB6
4 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 12 (23.08%) SQL
6 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.85%) Java
9 1 (1.92%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) PMBOK
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Google
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix
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