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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 93 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 44 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.86% 3.30% 3.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 5.24% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 44 33
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
667 839 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 51.95% 62.89% 59.79%
Number of salaries quoted 599 761 595
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -10 11 £30,000 -11.76% 1
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) .NET
3 16 (55.17%) C#
4 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
4 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
5 9 (31.03%) VB6
5 9 (31.03%) Degree
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
6 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (24.14%) CRM
6 7 (24.14%) ERP
6 7 (24.14%) Windows
6 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
6 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.24%) Internet
8 5 (17.24%) Change Management
8 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.24%) Time Management
8 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) Sage
8 5 (17.24%) Games
9 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
9 4 (13.79%) MS Office
10 3 (10.34%) Web Services
10 3 (10.34%) XML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (17.24%) Games
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Software Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Programmer
3 5 (17.24%) Software Programmer
4 3 (10.34%) Junior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.45%) RF Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) WCF
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.90%) WinForms
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) COM
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) SOAP
5 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Statistics
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) CRM
1 7 (24.14%) ERP
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
2 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
2 5 (17.24%) Time Management
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) C#
3 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
3 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
4 9 (31.03%) VB6
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) OpenView
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) OPNET
1 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.45%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Sage
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Compuware
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Juniper
3 1 (3.45%) BMC
3 1 (3.45%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) NetScout
3 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.45%) F5
3 1 (3.45%) NetQoS
3 1 (3.45%) Ipanema Technologies
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Glyndwr University
Salary: From £27,863 to £32,277 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago