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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 69 38 65
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +27
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 52 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.88% 4.98% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.32% 8.71% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14 46 21
Average salary £33,000 £31,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.60% +0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £32,000
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
440 597 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 43.48% 57.13% 51.75%
Number of salaries quoted 383 536 413
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,619 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
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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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -9 10 £33,000 +15.78%
Newport -9 5 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Bridgend -7 1 £32,500 -
Glamorgan - 1 - -
VB
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VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 30 (63.83%) SQL
3 27 (57.45%) VB.NET
3 27 (57.45%) SQL Server
4 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
5 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
5 20 (42.55%) XML
5 20 (42.55%) C#
6 18 (38.30%) HTML
6 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
6 18 (38.30%) VB6
7 16 (34.04%) Ajax
7 16 (34.04%) CSS
8 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (25.53%) SOAP
8 12 (25.53%) jQuery
8 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
9 11 (23.40%) Java
9 11 (23.40%) Degree
10 10 (21.28%) Web Services
11 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
11 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
11 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
12 8 (17.02%) WCF
12 8 (17.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (17.02%) IIS
12 8 (17.02%) UML
12 8 (17.02%) OO
12 8 (17.02%) Finance
13 7 (14.89%) MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (17.02%) IIS
2 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.64%) OpenROAD
3 5 (10.64%) SAS
4 3 (6.38%) Mule
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) LiveLink
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.13%) IMAP
3 1 (2.13%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (57.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.64%) Ingres
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.38%) MySQL
6 2 (4.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.13%) MSTest
3 1 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.13%) Moq
3 1 (2.13%) NUnit
3 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Automotive
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) .NET Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Programmer
6 5 (10.64%) VB Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.51%) VB6 Developer
7 4 (8.51%) .NET Programmer
8 3 (6.38%) VB.NET Programmer
8 3 (6.38%) Lead Software Developer
8 3 (6.38%) VB Programmer
8 3 (6.38%) VB Analyst Programmer
8 3 (6.38%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
8 3 (6.38%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
8 3 (6.38%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
2 20 (42.55%) XML
3 18 (38.30%) HTML
4 16 (34.04%) Ajax
4 16 (34.04%) CSS
5 12 (25.53%) SOAP
5 12 (25.53%) jQuery
6 10 (21.28%) Web Services
7 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
8 8 (17.02%) WCF
8 8 (17.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (12.77%) XHTML
9 6 (12.77%) EDI
9 6 (12.77%) JSON
9 6 (12.77%) REST
9 6 (12.77%) LINQ
10 4 (8.51%) XSLT
11 3 (6.38%) WPF
11 3 (6.38%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.64%) Statistics
2 5 (10.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.26%) iSeries
4 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.13%) Physics
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) UML
2 8 (17.02%) OO
3 7 (14.89%) MVC
4 6 (12.77%) Web Design
4 6 (12.77%) Time Management
5 5 (10.64%) Data Management
5 5 (10.64%) Information Management
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.38%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) OOD
7 2 (4.26%) Web Development
7 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.13%) Kanban
8 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.13%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) SQL
2 27 (57.45%) VB.NET
3 20 (42.55%) C#
4 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 18 (38.30%) VB6
5 11 (23.40%) Java
6 5 (10.64%) VBA
6 5 (10.64%) C
7 4 (8.51%) VBScript
7 4 (8.51%) XPath
8 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.26%) PHP
9 2 (4.26%) VC++
9 2 (4.26%) PHP5
10 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.13%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.13%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.13%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) Zend
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) AppSense
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec
4 1 (2.13%) Remedy
Newport, Gwent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago