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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 74 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.45% 3.83% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 7.35% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 43 25
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
544 599 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.28% 52.09% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 496 551 390
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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
(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 -10 5 £21,500 -33.84%
Monmouthshire - 5 £30,000 -
Newport +10 3 £21,000 -30.00% 4
Bridgend -2 2 £37,500 +20.96% 4
VB
Wales

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 25 (78.13%) C#
1 25 (78.13%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) SQL
3 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
3 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (50.00%) Degree
5 14 (43.75%) Windows
6 13 (40.63%) VB.NET
7 12 (37.50%) MVC
7 12 (37.50%) Time Management
8 11 (34.38%) Internet
9 10 (31.25%) HTML
9 10 (31.25%) CSS
9 10 (31.25%) jQuery
10 9 (28.13%) Client/Server
11 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
11 7 (21.88%) WinForms
11 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
12 6 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
12 6 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (18.75%) Web Application Development
12 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (18.75%) WCF
12 6 (18.75%) WPF
12 6 (18.75%) LINQ
12 6 (18.75%) JSON
12 6 (18.75%) Marketing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 6 (18.75%) IIS
1 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.75%) NUnit
2 6 (18.75%) MSTest
2 6 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (18.75%) Moq
3 3 (9.38%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 6 (18.75%) Marketing
2 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 5 (15.63%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Software Developer
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Programmer
4 5 (15.63%) Software Programmer
5 4 (12.50%) Junior Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Junior
5 4 (12.50%) Junior Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Packager
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) DBA
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (31.25%) CSS
3 10 (31.25%) jQuery
3 10 (31.25%) HTML
4 7 (21.88%) WinForms
5 6 (18.75%) Ajax
5 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 6 (18.75%) JSON
5 6 (18.75%) WCF
5 6 (18.75%) WPF
5 6 (18.75%) LINQ
5 6 (18.75%) Spring.NET
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (18.75%) Castle Windsor
5 6 (18.75%) Ninject
5 6 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Client/Server
2 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
3 6 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) MVC
1 12 (37.50%) Time Management
2 6 (18.75%) Kanban
2 6 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (18.75%) MVVM
2 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (18.75%) Web Application Development
2 6 (18.75%) Scrum
2 6 (18.75%) Web Design
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) TDD
2 6 (18.75%) CRM
2 6 (18.75%) ERP
2 6 (18.75%) Change Management
3 4 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 20 (62.50%) SQL
3 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (40.63%) VB.NET
5 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.38%) VB6
7 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) HNC
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Sage
3 1 (3.13%) AppSense
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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