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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 52 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.50% 3.96% 3.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.95% 7.02% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16 52 37
Average salary £28,875 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.15% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £37,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
644 741 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.87% 56.44% 48.20%
Number of salaries quoted 555 681 464
Average salary £35,000 £33,200 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.42% -3.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
(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 -29 17 £30,000 -7.69% 4
West Wales +8 2 £22,500 -35.71%
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 35 (79.55%) .NET
2 28 (63.64%) C#
3 26 (59.09%) VB.NET
4 25 (56.82%) SQL
5 22 (50.00%) Degree
6 19 (43.18%) Windows
7 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
8 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
9 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
9 15 (34.09%) VB6
10 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
11 12 (27.27%) WinForms
11 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
12 11 (25.00%) WCF
13 10 (22.73%) MVC
13 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
14 9 (20.45%) HTML
14 9 (20.45%) CSS
14 9 (20.45%) Internet
15 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
15 8 (18.18%) Client/Server
15 8 (18.18%) Scrum
15 8 (18.18%) TDD
15 8 (18.18%) NUnit
15 8 (18.18%) WPF
15 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (18.18%) Time Management
15 8 (18.18%) Kanban

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (11.36%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Internet
2 6 (13.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) NUnit
1 8 (18.18%) MSTest
1 8 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (18.18%) Moq
1 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 7 (15.91%) Electronics
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Aerospace
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.36%) Games
2 5 (11.36%) Avionics
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) Software Developer
3 9 (20.45%) .NET Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Junior
4 8 (18.18%) Junior Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Programmer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Software Programmer
7 4 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Systems Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.55%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) .NET
2 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
3 12 (27.27%) WinForms
3 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 11 (25.00%) WCF
5 9 (20.45%) CSS
5 9 (20.45%) HTML
6 8 (18.18%) Spring.NET
6 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
6 8 (18.18%) Ninject
6 8 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
6 8 (18.18%) WPF
7 7 (15.91%) Web Services
7 7 (15.91%) XML
7 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (13.64%) jQuery
9 4 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.36%) Robotics
4 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (22.73%) MVC
2 8 (18.18%) Scrum
2 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (18.18%) Time Management
2 8 (18.18%) Kanban
2 8 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (18.18%) MVVM
2 8 (18.18%) TDD
2 8 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 7 (15.91%) OO
4 6 (13.64%) CRM
4 6 (13.64%) ERP
4 6 (13.64%) Change Management
5 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Web Development
6 3 (6.82%) OOD
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) C#
2 26 (59.09%) VB.NET
3 25 (56.82%) SQL
4 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 15 (34.09%) VB6
5 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.55%) VBScript
6 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Sage
3 1 (2.27%) AppSense
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
Newport, Gwent
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago