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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 70 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.73% 3.81% 3.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 6.42% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 47 38
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,707
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,700 £40,750
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
558 732 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 50.73% 59.42% 49.45%
Number of salaries quoted 485 672 460
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 October 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 October 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
Monmouthshire - 5 £30,000 -
Newport +20 4 £24,125 -31.07% 1
Cardiff -7 4 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Bridgend +5 3 £20,000 -33.33%
Torfaen -7 2 £31,250 -10.71% 2
VB
Wales

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 21 (72.41%) C#
3 19 (65.52%) .NET
4 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
5 12 (41.38%) VB.NET
6 11 (37.93%) Windows
6 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 11 (37.93%) Degree
7 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
7 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
8 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
9 7 (24.14%) CRM
9 7 (24.14%) ERP
10 6 (20.69%) Web Services
10 6 (20.69%) XML
10 6 (20.69%) Internet
10 6 (20.69%) Change Management
10 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (20.69%) Time Management
10 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (17.24%) WCF
11 5 (17.24%) WinForms
11 5 (17.24%) MVC
11 5 (17.24%) Games
11 5 (17.24%) Scrum
11 5 (17.24%) Sage
11 5 (17.24%) HTML
12 4 (13.79%) COM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) LabVIEW
2 3 (10.34%) NUnit
2 3 (10.34%) MSTest
2 3 (10.34%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (10.34%) Moq
General
1 5 (17.24%) Games
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Electronics
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Software Developer
3 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Programmer
3 5 (17.24%) Software Programmer
4 4 (13.79%) Junior Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Junior
4 4 (13.79%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (3.45%) RF Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 6 (20.69%) XML
4 5 (17.24%) WinForms
4 5 (17.24%) WCF
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (17.24%) HTML
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 4 (13.79%) COM
5 4 (13.79%) CSS
5 4 (13.79%) SOAP
6 3 (10.34%) Spring.NET
6 3 (10.34%) WPF
6 3 (10.34%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (10.34%) Ninject
6 3 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (10.34%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) CRM
1 7 (24.14%) ERP
2 6 (20.69%) Change Management
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Time Management
3 5 (17.24%) MVC
3 5 (17.24%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) Kanban
5 3 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (10.34%) MVVM
5 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 21 (72.41%) C#
3 12 (41.38%) VB.NET
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
6 4 (13.79%) VB6
7 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.45%) VBScript
8 1 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (3.45%) Perl
8 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) OpenView
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) OPNET
1 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.45%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Sage
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Compuware
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Juniper
4 1 (3.45%) BMC
4 1 (3.45%) CA
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) NetScout
4 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.45%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) NetQoS
4 1 (3.45%) Ipanema Technologies
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