The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET 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.NET over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 72 61 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 28 27 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.32% 2.69% 7.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.82% 6.35% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 64
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,600 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB.NET
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
581 425 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.06% 42.37% 56.98%
Number of salaries quoted 507 372 541
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,738
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VB.NET
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South Wales region.

VB.NET Salary Trend in South Wales

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in South Wales

VB.NET
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.NET within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 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 +8 14 £31,000 -2.36% 3
Torfaen -16 5 £32,500 -10.34%
Caerphilly - 3 £35,000 -
Bridgend -3 2 £28,000 -6.66%
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £52,500 -
Newport -18 1 £34,000 +13.33%
VB.NET
Wales

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (67.35%) C#
3 29 (59.18%) ASP.NET
4 27 (55.10%) SQL Server
5 24 (48.98%) SQL
6 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
7 16 (32.65%) MVC
8 15 (30.61%) Scrum
8 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (30.61%) T-SQL
8 15 (30.61%) HTML
8 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
9 14 (28.57%) CSS
10 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
11 12 (24.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (22.45%) WCF
13 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
13 10 (20.41%) XML
13 10 (20.41%) Windows
13 10 (20.41%) VB
14 9 (18.37%) jQuery
14 9 (18.37%) Finance
14 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
15 8 (16.33%) Degree
15 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (16.33%) OOP
15 8 (16.33%) OO

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing VB.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Project
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (55.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.12%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.08%) MySQL
6 2 (4.08%) MS Access
6 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.04%) SSDT
7 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
2 12 (24.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.12%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (6.12%) Moq
3 3 (6.12%) MSTest
3 3 (6.12%) NUnit
4 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.04%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 20 (40.82%) .NET Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Designer
6 3 (6.12%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior QA Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Junior
7 2 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (59.18%) ASP.NET
3 15 (30.61%) HTML
4 14 (28.57%) CSS
5 11 (22.45%) WCF
6 10 (20.41%) XML
7 9 (18.37%) jQuery
8 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
9 7 (14.29%) Ajax
9 7 (14.29%) WPF
10 6 (12.24%) WinForms
10 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (10.20%) Web Services
12 4 (8.16%) XSLT
12 4 (8.16%) Entity Framework
13 3 (6.12%) Spring.NET
13 3 (6.12%) Castle Windsor
13 3 (6.12%) Ninject
13 3 (6.12%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.12%) Social Network
5 1 (2.04%) iSeries
5 1 (2.04%) PlayStation
5 1 (2.04%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.04%) AIX
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) MVC
2 15 (30.61%) Scrum
2 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.33%) OOP
3 8 (16.33%) OO
4 7 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.16%) MVVM
7 3 (6.12%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (6.12%) Automation Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Kanban
7 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) SOA
8 2 (4.08%) UML
8 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Web Development
8 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) C#
2 24 (48.98%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) T-SQL
3 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.41%) VB
5 4 (8.16%) VBA
5 4 (8.16%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) VB6
7 2 (4.08%) Python
7 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.04%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 1 (2.04%) XAML
8 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) VBScript
8 1 (2.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) ISEB
2 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Facebook
2 3 (6.12%) Twitter
3 1 (2.04%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.04%) Telerik
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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