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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 80 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 48 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.63% 3.47% 4.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 5.82% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19 48 39
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,415
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £26,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,650 £40,500
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
657 825 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.97% 59.70% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 554 757 532
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,665
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -16 19 £30,000 -6.25% 6
West Wales - 2 £22,500 -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 27 (72.97%) SQL
1 27 (72.97%) .NET
2 23 (62.16%) C#
3 19 (51.35%) VB.NET
4 18 (48.65%) Degree
5 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
6 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
6 13 (35.14%) Windows
6 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
7 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
7 12 (32.43%) VB6
8 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
9 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
10 8 (21.62%) Web Services
10 8 (21.62%) XML
11 7 (18.92%) CRM
11 7 (18.92%) HTML
11 7 (18.92%) ERP
11 7 (18.92%) WinForms
11 7 (18.92%) WCF
12 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
12 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (16.22%) Time Management
12 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
12 6 (16.22%) Internet
12 6 (16.22%) Change Management
12 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
12 6 (16.22%) Client/Server
12 6 (16.22%) OO
12 6 (16.22%) CSS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
2 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) LabVIEW
2 3 (8.11%) NUnit
2 3 (8.11%) MSTest
2 3 (8.11%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (8.11%) Moq
General
1 5 (13.51%) Electronics
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) Games
2 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.11%) Avionics
3 3 (8.11%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Software Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Junior
3 6 (16.22%) Junior Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Software Programmer
4 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Programmer
4 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Developer
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (2.70%) RF Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
3 8 (21.62%) Web Services
3 8 (21.62%) XML
4 7 (18.92%) WinForms
4 7 (18.92%) WCF
4 7 (18.92%) HTML
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (16.22%) CSS
5 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.81%) SOAP
7 4 (10.81%) COM
7 4 (10.81%) jQuery
8 3 (8.11%) Spring.NET
8 3 (8.11%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (8.11%) WPF
8 3 (8.11%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (8.11%) Ninject
8 3 (8.11%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Client/Server
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (8.11%) Robotics
2 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.41%) Statistics
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) CRM
1 7 (18.92%) ERP
2 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.22%) Change Management
2 6 (16.22%) Time Management
2 6 (16.22%) OO
3 5 (13.51%) MVC
3 5 (13.51%) Scrum
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
4 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.11%) Kanban
4 3 (8.11%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (8.11%) TDD
4 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) MVVM
4 3 (8.11%) Web Application Development
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.41%) Web Development
5 2 (5.41%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 23 (62.16%) C#
3 19 (51.35%) VB.NET
4 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
5 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (32.43%) VB6
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) VBScript
7 1 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) OpenView
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
1 1 (2.70%) OPNET
1 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Sage
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Compuware
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) BMC
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) NetScout
4 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) NetQoS
4 1 (2.70%) Ipanema Technologies
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Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable, Car, Flexible Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago