The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales 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 North Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 16 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 1.79% 8.82% 13.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 12.00% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% +63.09%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 50 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 62.50% 73.53% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 36
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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VB
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

VB
Salary Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the North Wales region.

VB Salary Trend in North Wales

VB
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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VB
Wales

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 13 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
2 11 (84.62%) OO
3 10 (76.92%) OOP
4 9 (69.23%) CRM
4 9 (69.23%) NHibernate
5 8 (61.54%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
7 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (23.08%) VB6
8 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.69%) WinForms
9 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
9 1 (7.69%) OOD
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.69%) Web Development
9 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 1 (7.69%) Degree
9 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
9 1 (7.69%) WCF
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (7.69%) .NET Compact Framework
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (7.69%) HTML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Software Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Senior Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) NHibernate
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Compact Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) OO
2 10 (76.92%) OOP
3 9 (69.23%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB6
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft