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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 23 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 1.37% 4.76% 8.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 8.70% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 11
Average salary £18,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.47% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
36 23 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 49.32% 54.76% 63.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 84
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 17 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) C#

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared