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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 63 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.01% 1.32% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 3.09% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 7
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,600 £29,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
388 162 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 56.15% 42.74% 62.89%
Number of salaries quoted 343 145 275
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,300 £47,500
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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Cardiff

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 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%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Retail
4 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (36.36%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (36.36%) WinForms
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) CRM
4 4 (36.36%) ERP
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (9.09%) NetScout
6 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) CRM Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) WinForms
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
1 4 (36.36%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) CAD
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
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 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Compuware
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) BMC
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) NetScout
2 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) NetQoS
2 1 (9.09%) Ipanema Technologies