The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bridgend region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 14 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 4.55% 7.69% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 12.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 0
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 81 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 54.55% 62.31% 58.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 81 23
Average salary £36,500 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.67% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,800 £38,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
South Wales

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

VB
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Bridgend region.

VB Salary Trend in Bridgend

VB
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 3 (100.00%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago