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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 48 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 25 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.01% 0.63% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.79% 1.20% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 13
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +95.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £40,000 £16,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
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
368 250 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 59.07% 52.30% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 329 215 254
Average salary £35,232 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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 +12 25 £37,500 -6.25% 5
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 41 (87.23%) C#
2 37 (78.72%) .NET
3 30 (63.83%) ASP.NET
4 29 (61.70%) SQL Server
5 23 (48.94%) HTML
6 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
7 20 (42.55%) CSS
7 20 (42.55%) Ajax
8 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (38.30%) SQL
9 17 (36.17%) VB.NET
10 15 (31.91%) MVC
11 14 (29.79%) MS Excel
11 14 (29.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (27.66%) CRM
12 13 (27.66%) N-Tier
12 13 (27.66%) Windows
12 13 (27.66%) OO
12 13 (27.66%) XHTML
13 12 (25.53%) Web Development
14 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (21.28%) WPF
14 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
14 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
15 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
15 9 (19.15%) MVVM
16 8 (17.02%) Finance
16 8 (17.02%) Automation Testing
17 7 (14.89%) WCF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (10.64%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (29.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (61.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
3 7 (14.89%) LoadRunner
3 7 (14.89%) NUnit
3 7 (14.89%) MSTest
3 7 (14.89%) Moq
4 6 (12.77%) Facilita Forecast
4 6 (12.77%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (10.64%) Selenium
5 5 (10.64%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (6.38%) Ranorex
7 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) German Language
3 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) .NET Developer
3 13 (27.66%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Web Developer
4 6 (12.77%) .NET Web Developer
4 6 (12.77%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Junior
8 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Team Leader
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Developer
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) .NET
2 30 (63.83%) ASP.NET
3 23 (48.94%) HTML
4 20 (42.55%) CSS
4 20 (42.55%) Ajax
5 13 (27.66%) XHTML
6 10 (21.28%) WPF
6 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
7 7 (14.89%) WCF
8 6 (12.77%) WinForms
8 6 (12.77%) jQuery
9 5 (10.64%) Spring.NET
9 5 (10.64%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (10.64%) Ninject
9 5 (10.64%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (8.51%) LINQ
10 4 (8.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (8.51%) JSON
11 3 (6.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) N-Tier
2 5 (10.64%) Social Network
2 5 (10.64%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) MVC
3 13 (27.66%) OO
3 13 (27.66%) CRM
4 12 (25.53%) Web Development
5 9 (19.15%) MVVM
6 8 (17.02%) Automation Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
7 7 (14.89%) ITIL
7 7 (14.89%) TDD
8 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.64%) Kanban
9 5 (10.64%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Scrum
9 5 (10.64%) Web Application Development
10 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 41 (87.23%) C#
2 18 (38.30%) SQL
3 17 (36.17%) VB.NET
4 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.89%) VB6
5 7 (14.89%) Java
6 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.38%) VBScript
7 3 (6.38%) C++
8 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCSD
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) HP
3 5 (10.64%) Facebook
3 5 (10.64%) Twitter
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
5 3 (6.38%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
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