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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 88 86 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.62% 0.93% 3.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 1.73% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 23
Average salary £30,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £27,150 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,250 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
537 636 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.31% 53.63% 53.42%
Number of salaries quoted 446 566 418
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -1 7 £30,000 - 3
VB
Wales

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) C#
3 16 (66.67%) SQL
4 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 11 (45.83%) Windows
5 11 (45.83%) VB.NET
5 11 (45.83%) HTML
5 11 (45.83%) MVC
6 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
8 7 (29.17%) MS Access
8 7 (29.17%) Java
8 7 (29.17%) XML
8 7 (29.17%) CSS
8 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
8 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
8 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (25.00%) VBA
10 5 (20.83%) PHP
10 5 (20.83%) QA
11 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
11 4 (16.67%) JSON
11 4 (16.67%) Ajax
11 4 (16.67%) jQuery

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) MS Access
3 4 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.17%) QlikView
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
4 1 (4.17%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Junior
5 5 (20.83%) Junior Developer
6 4 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 3 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (8.33%) Consultant
8 2 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Programmer
8 2 (8.33%) Software Programmer
8 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (29.17%) CSS
5 7 (29.17%) XML
6 4 (16.67%) Ajax
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (16.67%) jQuery
6 4 (16.67%) JSON
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (12.50%) HTML5
8 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.33%) Flash
9 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
9 1 (4.17%) CSS3
9 1 (4.17%) Sass
9 1 (4.17%) SOAP
9 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) HPUX
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) MVC
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Business Development
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) ITSM
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Web Design
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) VB.NET
4 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 7 (29.17%) Java
7 6 (25.00%) VBA
8 5 (20.83%) PHP
9 3 (12.50%) VB6
10 2 (8.33%) C
11 1 (4.17%) COBOL
11 1 (4.17%) Perl
11 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
11 1 (4.17%) Python
11 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) OpenView
1 1 (4.17%) OPNET
1 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) BMC
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Compuware
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Ipanema Technologies
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) NetQoS
4 1 (4.17%) NetScout
4 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
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