The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 92 82 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -35
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 12 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.65% 1.05% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 2.22% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 34
Average salary £32,130 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.09% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £21,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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 South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
644 541 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 52.06% 47.37% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 549 499 519
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VB
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

VB Salary Trend in South Wales

VB
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in South Wales

VB
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 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
Cardiff -5 7 £32,135 +49.46%
Bridgend -10 1 £18,500 -56.47%
VB
Wales

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 16 (88.89%) C#
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) WinForms
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 5 (27.78%) CRM
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) COBOL
5 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
5 4 (22.22%) WPF
5 4 (22.22%) MVVM
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Social Network
6 3 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (16.67%) Ninject
6 3 (16.67%) Facebook
6 3 (16.67%) Twitter
6 3 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (16.67%) Moq
6 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (16.67%) MSTest
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) NUnit
1 3 (16.67%) MSTest
1 3 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (16.67%) Moq
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (11.11%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Mainframe Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) WinForms
3 4 (22.22%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) WPF
4 3 (16.67%) Spring.NET
4 3 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (16.67%) Ninject
4 3 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 3 (16.67%) Social Network
2 3 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) CRM
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Web Development
2 4 (22.22%) MVVM
2 4 (22.22%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Kanban
3 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Logistics
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) VB.NET
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) COBOL
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) XAML
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) OpenView
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) OPNET
1 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Facebook
2 3 (16.67%) Twitter
3 1 (5.56%) NetQoS
3 1 (5.56%) Ipanema Technologies
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Compuware
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) BMC
3 1 (5.56%) CA
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) NetScout
3 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
3 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.56%) F5
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