The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 75 38 62
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +24
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 65 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.87% 5.23% 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.11% 8.86% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 58 33
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
560 734 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.60% 59.00% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 496 651 502
Average salary £34,000 £32,958 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.16% +4.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,450
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -30 17 £35,000 +12.00% 2
West Wales -4 3 £27,500 +48.64%
North Wales +3 1 £35,000 +2.18%
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VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 53 (80.30%) .NET
2 46 (69.70%) VB.NET
3 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 41 (62.12%) SQL
5 38 (57.58%) C#
6 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
7 25 (37.88%) ASP.NET
8 23 (34.85%) VB6
9 21 (31.82%) XML
10 19 (28.79%) Windows
10 19 (28.79%) HTML
10 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
10 19 (28.79%) OO
11 17 (25.76%) CSS
12 16 (24.24%) Ajax
13 14 (21.21%) .NET Framework
13 14 (21.21%) WCF
13 14 (21.21%) T-SQL
14 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
14 13 (19.70%) Finance
14 13 (19.70%) jQuery
14 13 (19.70%) Degree
15 12 (18.18%) Relational Database
15 12 (18.18%) MVC
15 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (18.18%) SOAP
16 11 (16.67%) Web Services
16 11 (16.67%) Java
17 10 (15.15%) OOP
18 9 (13.64%) CRM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (13.64%) IIS
2 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.58%) SAS
3 5 (7.58%) OpenROAD
4 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.55%) Mule
5 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.52%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.52%) POP3
3 1 (1.52%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.58%) Ingres
5 3 (4.55%) MySQL
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.03%) MS Access
7 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.58%) NUnit
2 5 (7.58%) MSTest
2 5 (7.58%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (7.58%) Moq
3 2 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.52%) MSI
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Marketing
2 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) Developer
2 18 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.64%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Software Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Programmer
8 5 (7.58%) VB Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Junior Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Junior
8 5 (7.58%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (6.06%) VB6 Developer
9 4 (6.06%) .NET Programmer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Graduate
10 3 (4.55%) VB Analyst Programmer
10 3 (4.55%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
10 3 (4.55%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (80.30%) .NET
2 25 (37.88%) ASP.NET
3 21 (31.82%) XML
4 19 (28.79%) HTML
5 17 (25.76%) CSS
6 16 (24.24%) Ajax
7 14 (21.21%) .NET Framework
7 14 (21.21%) WCF
8 13 (19.70%) jQuery
9 12 (18.18%) SOAP
10 11 (16.67%) Web Services
11 9 (13.64%) NHibernate
12 8 (12.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (10.61%) WPF
14 6 (9.09%) LINQ
14 6 (9.09%) JSON
14 6 (9.09%) REST
14 6 (9.09%) WinForms
14 6 (9.09%) EDI
14 6 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 6 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.58%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (7.58%) Statistics
2 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) iSeries
4 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) EPoS
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Physics
5 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) OO
2 12 (18.18%) MVC
2 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.15%) OOP
4 9 (13.64%) CRM
4 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.12%) UML
6 7 (10.61%) Scrum
7 6 (9.09%) Time Management
7 6 (9.09%) Web Design
8 5 (7.58%) Information Management
8 5 (7.58%) TDD
8 5 (7.58%) Data Management
8 5 (7.58%) Web Application Development
8 5 (7.58%) Kanban
8 5 (7.58%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (7.58%) MVVM
8 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.06%) OOD
10 3 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (69.70%) VB.NET
2 41 (62.12%) SQL
3 38 (57.58%) C#
4 23 (34.85%) VB6
5 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
6 14 (21.21%) T-SQL
7 11 (16.67%) Java
8 5 (7.58%) C
8 5 (7.58%) VBA
9 4 (6.06%) XPath
9 4 (6.06%) VBScript
10 2 (3.03%) PHP5
10 2 (3.03%) PHP
10 2 (3.03%) VC++
10 2 (3.03%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.52%) Delphi
11 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) MCP
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) JBoss
3 2 (3.03%) Zend
4 1 (1.52%) Citrix
4 1 (1.52%) Symantec
4 1 (1.52%) Remedy
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) AppSense
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