The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 83 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 41 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.89% 3.76% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 7.28% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 15
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,750 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
536 563 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.48% 51.70% 52.25%
Number of salaries quoted 496 511 392
Average salary £33,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Wales

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -20 4 £21,500 -33.84%
Newport +1 3 £35,000 +3.70%
Bridgend +3 2 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £32,500 -
VB
Wales

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (76.92%) .NET
3 18 (69.23%) C#
4 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
5 16 (61.54%) SQL
5 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
6 14 (53.85%) VB.NET
7 13 (50.00%) Degree
8 12 (46.15%) MVC
9 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
10 10 (38.46%) HTML
10 10 (38.46%) CSS
10 10 (38.46%) jQuery
11 9 (34.62%) Windows
11 9 (34.62%) Client/Server
12 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
12 7 (26.92%) Time Management
13 6 (23.08%) Kanban
13 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (23.08%) WCF
13 6 (23.08%) WPF
13 6 (23.08%) LINQ
13 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (23.08%) MSTest
13 6 (23.08%) MVVM
13 6 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
13 6 (23.08%) Moq
13 6 (23.08%) JSON

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
2 6 (23.08%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) OpenROAD
3 2 (7.69%) SAS
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) IMAP
2 1 (3.85%) POP3
2 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Ingres
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MSTest
1 6 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (23.08%) Moq
1 6 (23.08%) NUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 6 (23.08%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Junior
4 4 (15.38%) Junior Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Packager
7 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 10 (38.46%) jQuery
4 6 (23.08%) WCF
4 6 (23.08%) WPF
4 6 (23.08%) LINQ
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (23.08%) JSON
4 6 (23.08%) Ajax
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 6 (23.08%) Spring.NET
4 6 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
4 6 (23.08%) Ninject
4 6 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (23.08%) Unity DI Container
4 6 (23.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Client/Server
2 6 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) MVC
2 7 (26.92%) Time Management
3 6 (23.08%) Kanban
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (23.08%) MVVM
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
3 6 (23.08%) Web Application Development
3 6 (23.08%) Web Design
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) Data Management
4 2 (7.69%) Information Management
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) VB.NET
4 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.54%) VB6
7 2 (7.69%) Java
8 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.85%) VBScript
8 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) AppSense
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago