The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 63 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.77% 1.38% 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 3.35% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 23
Average salary £37,000 £35,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.49% +25.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £30,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £40,450 £35,000
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 Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
309 239 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.39% 41.35% 58.26%
Number of salaries quoted 262 201 318
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) WinForms
2 6 (54.55%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (36.36%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) Logistics
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB
6 1 (9.09%) CAD
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) Electronics

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) CRM Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) WinForms
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) CAD
5 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle