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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 19 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 1.59% 6.78% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 12.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 -
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
25 33 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 39.68% 55.93% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 5
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) LiveLink
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) LiveLink
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Delphi
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle