The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 18 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 Swansea region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 24 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 7 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 5.93% 4.41% 19.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.46% 6.82% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 14
Average salary £27,500 £28,736 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.29% +29.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,736 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,736 £29,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Programming Languages Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 44 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 62.71% 64.71% 53.95%
Number of salaries quoted 74 41 38
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB.NET
West Wales

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Swansea

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Low Latency
2 4 (57.14%) Qt
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) Xcode
2 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Spring.NET
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) TDD

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Xcode
2 3 (42.86%) NUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (42.86%) Moq
2 3 (42.86%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Junior Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Junior
3 3 (42.86%) Graduate
3 3 (42.86%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Junior .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Qt
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Spring.NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (42.86%) Ninject
3 3 (42.86%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Low Latency
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) MVVM
2 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
2 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB