The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 15 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 8.89% 4.76% 11.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.39% 8.82% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 8
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
VB
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 North Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 34 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 51.11% 53.97% 68.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 41
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £38,006
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham - 7 £35,000 -
Denbighshire - 1 £25,000 -
VB
Wales

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) VB.NET
3 14 (77.78%) VB6
3 14 (77.78%) WPF
4 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 10 (55.56%) C#
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) OOP
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (33.33%) OO
7 6 (33.33%) XAML
8 4 (22.22%) Apache
8 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
8 4 (22.22%) PHP
8 4 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (22.22%) ADO.NET
8 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 3 (16.67%) CSS
9 3 (16.67%) HTML
9 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
9 3 (16.67%) Clustering
9 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (16.67%) MVC
9 3 (16.67%) Logistics
9 3 (16.67%) Smartphone

VB
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) DBA
5 3 (16.67%) Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) Database Developer
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) WPF
3 4 (22.22%) ADO.NET
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 3 (16.67%) CSS3
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) Regular Expression
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
1 3 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) OOP
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) VB.NET
2 14 (77.78%) VB6
3 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 10 (55.56%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) XAML
6 4 (22.22%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian