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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 91 91 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 -40
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.69% 1.18% 3.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 2.18% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 35
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £28,500 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
VB
UK

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
644 733 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 49.35% 54.26% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 550 632 500
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

VB Salary Histogram 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 13 February 2016. 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
South Wales -4 9 £30,000 -4.00% 7
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 24 (75.00%) C#
3 21 (65.63%) SQL
4 18 (56.25%) VB.NET
5 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
5 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
5 15 (46.88%) MVC
6 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
7 12 (37.50%) Windows
8 11 (34.38%) HTML
9 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
9 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
10 9 (28.13%) XML
11 7 (21.88%) CSS
11 7 (21.88%) Java
11 7 (21.88%) MS Access
11 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.88%) VB6
11 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
11 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
12 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (18.75%) Degree
12 6 (18.75%) QA
12 6 (18.75%) VBA
13 5 (15.63%) PHP
13 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
13 5 (15.63%) Finance

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (9.38%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) VoIP
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) MS Access
3 4 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.13%) QlikView
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) AccuRev
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Software Developer
4 6 (18.75%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Junior
5 5 (15.63%) Junior Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Graduate
7 3 (9.38%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
3 11 (34.38%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (28.13%) XML
6 7 (21.88%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (12.50%) Ajax
8 4 (12.50%) jQuery
8 4 (12.50%) JSON
9 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (9.38%) HTML5
10 2 (6.25%) Flash
11 1 (3.13%) Classic ASP
11 1 (3.13%) CSS3
11 1 (3.13%) Sass
11 1 (3.13%) SOAP
11 1 (3.13%) Web Services
11 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) HPUX
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) MVC
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Business Development
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) ITSM
5 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Web Design
5 2 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Practice Management
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) C#
2 21 (65.63%) SQL
3 18 (56.25%) VB.NET
4 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
5 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 7 (21.88%) Java
6 7 (21.88%) VB6
7 6 (18.75%) VBA
8 5 (15.63%) PHP
9 2 (6.25%) C
9 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.13%) COBOL
10 1 (3.13%) Perl
10 1 (3.13%) Python
10 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) OpenView
1 1 (3.13%) OPNET
1 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) BMC
4 1 (3.13%) CA
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Compuware
4 1 (3.13%) F5
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Ipanema Technologies
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) NetQoS
4 1 (3.13%) NetScout
4 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
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Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £23000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: circa £40K + benefits
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Salary: £22000 per annum + benefits
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