The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 11 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 4.76% 3.03% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 5.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £20,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Programming Languages Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 54 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 38.10% 54.55% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 48 4
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,850 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) VB6
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft