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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 89 76 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 16 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.95% 1.45% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 2.94% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 43
Average salary £33,067 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.22% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £21,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £36,000 £35,000
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
668 544 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 52.89% 49.19% 51.83%
Number of salaries quoted 577 496 548
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -14 8 £34,817 +61.94%
Torfaen - 3 £34,000 -
Bridgend -3 1 £18,500 -50.66% 2
VB
Wales

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) WinForms
5 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) COBOL
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
6 4 (23.53%) Web Development
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) SDLC
7 3 (17.65%) Change Management
7 3 (17.65%) Logistics
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (11.76%) Advertising

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Xcelsius
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
1 1 (5.88%) MSTest
1 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (5.88%) Moq
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (11.76%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Mainframe Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) WinForms
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) Spring.NET
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (5.88%) Ninject
5 1 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
3 1 (5.88%) Social Network
3 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) HPUX
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) CRM
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) Web Development
1 4 (23.53%) SDLC
2 3 (17.65%) Logistics
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Business Development
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
4 4 (23.53%) COBOL
4 4 (23.53%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.88%) VB6
7 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) OpenView
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) OPNET
1 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Compuware
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) BMC
4 1 (5.88%) CA
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) NetScout
4 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Facebook
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter
4 1 (5.88%) NetQoS
4 1 (5.88%) Ipanema Technologies
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £21000 - £33500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago