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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 76 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.94% 0.76% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 1.60% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 11
Average salary £34,817 £21,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.94% -33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £31,100 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
425 312 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.06% 47.20% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 361 283 265
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £21,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Cardiff

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 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%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) COBOL
4 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) WinForms
5 3 (27.27%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Logistics
6 2 (18.18%) Advertising
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (9.09%) PowerShell

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Mainframe Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) COBOL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) WinForms
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) HPUX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
1 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Logistics
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) COBOL
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) OPNET
1 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Compuware
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) NetScout
3 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) NetQoS
3 1 (9.09%) Ipanema Technologies