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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 43 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.44% 3.69% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.96% 7.20% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 41 23
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £44,500
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
540 597 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.69% 51.20% 49.20%
Number of salaries quoted 497 550 390
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -11 5 £21,500 -33.84% 1
Monmouthshire - 5 £30,000 -
Newport +11 3 £21,000 -30.00% 5
Bridgend +1 2 £37,500 +18.11% 3
VB
Wales

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (73.53%) .NET
2 24 (70.59%) C#
3 21 (61.76%) SQL
4 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
5 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 17 (50.00%) Degree
7 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET
8 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
9 14 (41.18%) VB.NET
9 14 (41.18%) Windows
10 12 (35.29%) MVC
11 11 (32.35%) Time Management
12 10 (29.41%) jQuery
12 10 (29.41%) Internet
12 10 (29.41%) CSS
12 10 (29.41%) HTML
13 9 (26.47%) Client/Server
14 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
14 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
14 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
14 7 (20.59%) WinForms
15 6 (17.65%) Web Design
15 6 (17.65%) Scrum
15 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (17.65%) TDD
15 6 (17.65%) NUnit
15 6 (17.65%) JSON
15 6 (17.65%) WCF
15 6 (17.65%) WPF
15 6 (17.65%) LINQ

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.65%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) IMAP
2 1 (2.94%) POP3
2 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) MS Access
3 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) NUnit
1 6 (17.65%) MSTest
1 6 (17.65%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (17.65%) Moq
1 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 6 (17.65%) Marketing
1 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.76%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Software Developer
3 7 (20.59%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Junior
4 4 (11.76%) Programmer
4 4 (11.76%) Junior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Programmer
4 4 (11.76%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Lead Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.94%) RF Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) RF Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) .NET
2 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 10 (29.41%) jQuery
3 10 (29.41%) CSS
3 10 (29.41%) HTML
4 7 (20.59%) WinForms
5 6 (17.65%) JSON
5 6 (17.65%) WCF
5 6 (17.65%) WPF
5 6 (17.65%) LINQ
5 6 (17.65%) Ajax
5 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 6 (17.65%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (17.65%) Castle Windsor
5 6 (17.65%) Ninject
5 6 (17.65%) Spring.NET
5 6 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Client/Server
2 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
3 6 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Physics
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) MVC
2 11 (32.35%) Time Management
3 6 (17.65%) Web Design
3 6 (17.65%) Scrum
3 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) TDD
3 6 (17.65%) Web Application Development
3 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (17.65%) Kanban
3 6 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (17.65%) MVVM
4 5 (14.71%) ERP
4 5 (14.71%) Change Management
4 5 (14.71%) CRM
5 4 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) C#
2 21 (61.76%) SQL
3 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
4 14 (41.18%) VB.NET
5 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.82%) VB6
7 2 (5.88%) VBScript
7 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) JTAG
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Sage
3 1 (2.94%) AppSense
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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