The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 19 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 5.00% - 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% - 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £34,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
South 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 Torfaen region.

Programming Languages Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 55 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 70.00% 90.16% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 50 42
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

VB
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

VB Salary Trend in Torfaen

VB
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Cwmbran - 3 £34,000 -
VB
South Wales

VB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Xcelsius
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Xcelsius
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft