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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 82 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 24 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.73% 2.43% 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 4.96% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 43
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +17.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,875 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.04% +5.71%
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
700 565 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.51% 49.13% 60.12%
Number of salaries quoted 597 503 616
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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
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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 -24 13 £35,000 +2.94% 1
North Wales - 10 £33,500 -
West Wales +16 1 - - 1
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 32 (91.43%) .NET
2 24 (68.57%) SQL
3 22 (62.86%) C#
4 21 (60.00%) VB.NET
5 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
6 15 (42.86%) T-SQL
7 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (31.43%) VB6
8 11 (31.43%) WPF
9 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 10 (28.57%) WinForms
9 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
11 8 (22.86%) Finance
12 7 (20.00%) CRM
12 7 (20.00%) MVC
12 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 6 (17.14%) HTML
13 6 (17.14%) Logistics
14 5 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (14.29%) Windows
14 5 (14.29%) Scrum
14 5 (14.29%) jQuery
14 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (11.43%) PHP
15 4 (11.43%) Oracle
15 4 (11.43%) ADO.NET
15 4 (11.43%) CSS
15 4 (11.43%) Apache

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (11.43%) Apache
1 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
1 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) NUnit
1 3 (8.57%) MSTest
1 3 (8.57%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (8.57%) Moq
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Software Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Database Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) DBA
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) CRM Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (91.43%) .NET
2 11 (31.43%) WPF
3 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 10 (28.57%) WinForms
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (17.14%) HTML
6 5 (14.29%) jQuery
7 4 (11.43%) CSS
7 4 (11.43%) ADO.NET
8 3 (8.57%) XML
8 3 (8.57%) Spring.NET
8 3 (8.57%) HTML5
8 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
8 3 (8.57%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (8.57%) Ninject
8 3 (8.57%) CSS3
8 3 (8.57%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (8.57%) WCF
9 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.57%) Social Network
3 3 (8.57%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.71%) Statistics
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) CRM
2 7 (20.00%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) Logistics
4 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) ERP
5 4 (11.43%) MVVM
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) Kanban
6 3 (8.57%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.86%) CAD
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.86%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) SQL
2 22 (62.86%) C#
3 21 (60.00%) VB.NET
4 15 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 11 (31.43%) VB6
6 4 (11.43%) PHP
7 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.71%) Java
8 2 (5.71%) Python
9 1 (2.86%) XAML
9 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.86%) Perl
9 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) OpenView
1 1 (2.86%) Nagios
1 1 (2.86%) OPNET
1 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Facebook
3 3 (8.57%) Twitter
4 1 (2.86%) NetQoS
4 1 (2.86%) Ipanema Technologies
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Compuware
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (2.86%) BMC
4 1 (2.86%) CA
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) NetScout
4 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.86%) F5
Cwmbran, Gwent
Oxford Computer Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago