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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 82 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 50 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.30% 3.78% 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 7.05% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 46 28
Average salary £28,875 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.15% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £43,250
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
633 709 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.32% 53.55% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 562 653 468
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -30 16 £30,000 -7.69% 9
West Wales +6 1 £22,500 -35.71% 2
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (81.25%) .NET
2 31 (64.58%) C#
3 27 (56.25%) VB.NET
4 26 (54.17%) SQL
4 26 (54.17%) Degree
5 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
6 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET
7 20 (41.67%) Windows
8 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 17 (35.42%) .NET Framework
10 16 (33.33%) MVC
11 14 (29.17%) VB6
12 13 (27.08%) WinForms
12 13 (27.08%) WCF
12 13 (27.08%) Internet
12 13 (27.08%) CSS
12 13 (27.08%) HTML
13 12 (25.00%) Client/Server
14 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
14 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
14 11 (22.92%) jQuery
14 11 (22.92%) Time Management
15 9 (18.75%) Scrum
15 9 (18.75%) Kanban
15 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (18.75%) WPF
15 9 (18.75%) TDD
15 9 (18.75%) NUnit
15 9 (18.75%) IIS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (18.75%) IIS
2 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) Internet
2 6 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.08%) IMAP
3 1 (2.08%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) NUnit
1 9 (18.75%) MSTest
1 9 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (18.75%) Moq
2 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.25%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 7 (14.58%) Electronics
2 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.50%) Marketing
3 5 (10.42%) Avionics
3 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Aerospace
4 4 (8.33%) Games
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (31.25%) Software Developer
3 11 (22.92%) .NET Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Junior
4 8 (16.67%) Junior Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Graduate
8 4 (8.33%) Programmer
8 4 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Software Programmer
9 3 (6.25%) Lead Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Systems Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (81.25%) .NET
2 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 17 (35.42%) .NET Framework
4 13 (27.08%) WinForms
4 13 (27.08%) WCF
4 13 (27.08%) CSS
4 13 (27.08%) HTML
5 11 (22.92%) jQuery
6 9 (18.75%) WPF
6 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (18.75%) Spring.NET
6 9 (18.75%) Castle Windsor
6 9 (18.75%) Ninject
6 9 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
6 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 9 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
7 7 (14.58%) Web Services
7 7 (14.58%) XML
7 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
3 9 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (14.58%) Mobile App
5 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 5 (10.42%) Robotics
7 1 (2.08%) Physics
7 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) MVC
2 11 (22.92%) Time Management
3 9 (18.75%) Scrum
3 9 (18.75%) Kanban
3 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (18.75%) TDD
3 9 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (18.75%) MVVM
3 9 (18.75%) Web Application Development
4 7 (14.58%) OO
5 6 (12.50%) Web Design
5 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.42%) Performance Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Change Management
6 5 (10.42%) CRM
6 5 (10.42%) ERP
7 3 (6.25%) Web Development
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.25%) OOD
8 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) C#
2 27 (56.25%) VB.NET
3 26 (54.17%) SQL
4 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 14 (29.17%) VB6
6 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.17%) VBScript
7 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) Uniface
8 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) JTAG
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Sage
3 1 (2.08%) AppSense
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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