The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 88 71 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -37
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 31 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.03% 2.35% 5.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 5.08% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 64
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
VB
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
624 610 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.71% 46.32% 56.66%
Number of salaries quoted 536 549 646
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,589 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VB
Salary Trend in Wales

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

VB Salary Trend in Wales

VB
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
North Wales -1 7 £35,000 - 1
South Wales -16 5 £37,000 +5.71%
West Wales +13 1 - -
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VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 22 (66.67%) C#
3 20 (60.61%) VB.NET
4 19 (57.58%) SQL
5 15 (45.45%) WPF
6 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
7 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
7 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
8 12 (36.36%) VB6
9 10 (30.30%) WinForms
9 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (24.24%) Finance
10 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
10 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
11 7 (21.21%) CRM
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
12 6 (18.18%) Logistics
13 5 (15.15%) HTML
13 5 (15.15%) Windows
14 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET
14 4 (12.12%) OOP
14 4 (12.12%) Apache
14 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
14 4 (12.12%) PHP
14 4 (12.12%) CSS
14 4 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (12.12%) MVC
14 4 (12.12%) XAML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 4 (12.12%) Apache
1 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (9.09%) Moq
1 3 (9.09%) MSTest
1 3 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Software Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Database Developer
6 3 (9.09%) DBA
7 2 (6.06%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) CRM Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Wintel Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) WPF
3 10 (30.30%) WinForms
4 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 5 (15.15%) HTML
7 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET
7 4 (12.12%) CSS
7 4 (12.12%) jQuery
8 3 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
8 3 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (9.09%) Ninject
8 3 (9.09%) CSS3
8 3 (9.09%) Spring.NET
8 3 (9.09%) HTML5
9 1 (3.03%) Ajax
9 1 (3.03%) JSON
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (9.09%) Social Network
2 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) CRM
3 6 (18.18%) Logistics
4 4 (12.12%) OOP
4 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.12%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.12%) MVVM
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) Kanban
5 3 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) ERP
5 3 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C#
2 20 (60.61%) VB.NET
3 19 (57.58%) SQL
4 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
5 12 (36.36%) VB6
6 4 (12.12%) PHP
6 4 (12.12%) XAML
7 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.03%) Python
8 1 (3.03%) VBScript
8 1 (3.03%) Java
8 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.03%) ARCserve
1 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Facebook
2 3 (9.09%) Twitter
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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