The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 63 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.59% 2.00% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 3.85% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 4
Average salary £21,500 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.84% -25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
303 286 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 44.82% 52.09% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 271 242 171
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 Cardiff

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

VB
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

VB Salary Trend in Cardiff

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
3 9 (75.00%) Client/Server
4 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (50.00%) MVC
5 6 (50.00%) JSON
5 6 (50.00%) LINQ
5 6 (50.00%) Ajax
5 6 (50.00%) Marketing
5 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (50.00%) Web Design
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) XHTML
5 6 (50.00%) EDI
5 6 (50.00%) IIS
5 6 (50.00%) Time Management
5 6 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
6 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
6 5 (41.67%) Internet

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Software Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Junior Software Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Junior
4 3 (25.00%) Lead Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) JSON
3 6 (50.00%) LINQ
3 6 (50.00%) Ajax
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) XHTML
3 6 (50.00%) EDI
3 6 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (33.33%) COM
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) Web Design
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Time Management
2 4 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago