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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 62 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.74% 2.00% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 3.93% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 6
Average salary £21,500 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.84% -25.71%
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
314 305 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.73% 50.92% 47.77%
Number of salaries quoted 285 265 157
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.19% +0.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Cardiff

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 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 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) Degree
3 10 (76.92%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) jQuery
4 9 (69.23%) Client/Server
5 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
6 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
6 6 (46.15%) IIS
6 6 (46.15%) XHTML
6 6 (46.15%) EDI
6 6 (46.15%) MVC
6 6 (46.15%) Web Design
6 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) Ajax
6 6 (46.15%) Marketing
6 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
6 6 (46.15%) JSON
6 6 (46.15%) LINQ
6 6 (46.15%) Time Management
6 6 (46.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
7 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
7 5 (38.46%) Internet

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (46.15%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (46.15%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Junior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Junior Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Junior
4 3 (23.08%) Lead Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) jQuery
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) XHTML
3 6 (46.15%) EDI
3 6 (46.15%) Ajax
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
3 6 (46.15%) JSON
3 6 (46.15%) LINQ
3 6 (46.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (30.77%) COM
4 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Client/Server
2 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
1 6 (46.15%) Web Design
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Time Management
2 4 (30.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
4 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft