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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 75 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.85% 0.59% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 1.32% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 7
Average salary £32,135 £21,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.46% -33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £21,500 £36,000
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
407 302 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 49.69% 44.48% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 334 274 234
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,750 £45,000
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 28 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Cardiff

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (33.33%) COBOL
4 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 4 (33.33%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) WinForms
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Logistics
6 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (16.67%) Advertising
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (8.33%) CA Spectrum

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Mainframe Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) WinForms
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
1 4 (33.33%) Web Development
1 4 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Business Development
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (33.33%) COBOL
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (8.33%) OPNET
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) NetQoS
2 1 (8.33%) Ipanema Technologies
2 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) NetScout
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) Compuware
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle