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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 90 82 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -36
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.58% 1.25% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 2.78% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 32
Average salary £32,135 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.18% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
611 503 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 50.58% 44.75% 51.86%
Number of salaries quoted 519 458 492
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £44,000
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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -3 6 £34,317 +59.61%
Bridgend -2 1 £18,500 -56.47%
VB
Wales

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 18 (90.00%) C#
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) WinForms
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (35.00%) CRM
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (20.00%) Web Development
8 4 (20.00%) Retail
8 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) COBOL
8 4 (20.00%) WPF
8 4 (20.00%) MVVM
8 4 (20.00%) SDLC
9 3 (15.00%) Facebook
9 3 (15.00%) Twitter
9 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
9 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (15.00%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (15.00%) Moq
9 3 (15.00%) Kanban

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) NUnit
1 3 (15.00%) MSTest
1 3 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (15.00%) Moq
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (10.00%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Mainframe Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) WinForms
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (20.00%) WPF
5 3 (15.00%) Spring.NET
5 3 (15.00%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (15.00%) Ninject
5 3 (15.00%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.00%) CSS
7 1 (5.00%) HTML
7 1 (5.00%) JSON
7 1 (5.00%) Ajax
7 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.00%) Social Network
2 3 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) CRM
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Web Development
2 4 (20.00%) MVVM
2 4 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (15.00%) Kanban
3 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) Logistics
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) CAD
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (20.00%) COBOL
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) XAML
6 1 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Facebook
2 3 (15.00%) Twitter
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
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