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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 58 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.34% 4.44% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 7.49% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 7
Average salary £35,750 £28,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.43% -10.93%
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
248 347 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.47% 59.32% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 208 315 207
Average salary £35,000 £34,400 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.74% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Cardiff

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) HTML
4 10 (58.82%) CSS
5 9 (52.94%) C#
5 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 9 (52.94%) Ajax
6 8 (47.06%) Degree
6 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
7 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
7 7 (41.18%) VB.NET
7 7 (41.18%) jQuery
8 6 (35.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (35.29%) Time Management
8 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
8 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
8 6 (35.29%) IIS
8 6 (35.29%) EDI
8 6 (35.29%) XHTML
8 6 (35.29%) JSON
8 6 (35.29%) Marketing
8 6 (35.29%) LINQ
8 6 (35.29%) MVC
8 6 (35.29%) Web Design
8 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (29.41%) XML
9 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
9 5 (29.41%) Internet

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (41.18%) SharePoint
2 6 (35.29%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 3 (17.65%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) VB Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) VB Analyst Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) CSS
4 9 (52.94%) Ajax
5 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
6 7 (41.18%) jQuery
7 6 (35.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
7 6 (35.29%) EDI
7 6 (35.29%) XHTML
7 6 (35.29%) JSON
7 6 (35.29%) LINQ
8 5 (29.41%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) Classic ASP
10 2 (11.76%) JSP
10 2 (11.76%) Zend Framework
11 1 (5.88%) J2EE
11 1 (5.88%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Time Management
1 6 (35.29%) MVC
1 6 (35.29%) Web Design
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) VB.NET
5 4 (23.53%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) VB6
7 2 (11.76%) C
7 2 (11.76%) PHP
7 2 (11.76%) PHP5
8 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) Zend