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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 82 83 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 17 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.43% 1.31% 3.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 2.73% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 47
Average salary £31,063 £28,875 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -11.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £21,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,250 £35,000
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
742 623 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 53.19% 48.18% 54.00%
Number of salaries quoted 624 552 633
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 -13 12 £33,067 +10.22% 2
North Wales - 5 £25,000 -
West Wales +8 3 £30,000 +33.33%
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (85.29%) .NET
2 25 (73.53%) C#
3 16 (47.06%) VB.NET
4 13 (38.24%) SQL
5 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (32.35%) WPF
7 10 (29.41%) VB6
8 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
9 8 (23.53%) Finance
10 7 (20.59%) OOP
10 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.59%) HTML
10 7 (20.59%) Java
11 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 6 (17.65%) OO
11 6 (17.65%) XAML
12 5 (14.71%) WinForms
12 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
12 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
12 5 (14.71%) Windows
13 4 (11.76%) XML
13 4 (11.76%) CRM
13 4 (11.76%) COBOL
13 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
13 4 (11.76%) CSS
13 4 (11.76%) Mainframe
13 4 (11.76%) MVC
13 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
13 4 (11.76%) Web Development
13 4 (11.76%) SDLC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) VoIP
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) Xcelsius
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) MSTest
2 1 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.94%) Moq
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (8.82%) Programmer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Mainframe Developer
7 2 (5.88%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Mainframe Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) DBA
8 1 (2.94%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (85.29%) .NET
2 11 (32.35%) WPF
3 7 (20.59%) HTML
4 5 (14.71%) WinForms
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.76%) CSS
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.76%) XML
6 3 (8.82%) HTML5
7 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.88%) CSS3
7 2 (5.88%) Regular Expression
7 2 (5.88%) jQuery
8 1 (2.94%) Spring.NET
8 1 (2.94%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.94%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (2.94%) Ninject
8 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.88%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Social Network
4 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) HPUX
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
3 7 (20.59%) OOP
4 6 (17.65%) OO
5 4 (11.76%) CRM
5 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 4 (11.76%) Web Development
5 4 (11.76%) SDLC
6 3 (8.82%) Logistics
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Workflow
7 2 (5.88%) Business Development
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.94%) Change Control
8 1 (2.94%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.94%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) VB.NET
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) VB6
5 7 (20.59%) Java
6 6 (17.65%) XAML
7 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
8 4 (11.76%) COBOL
8 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 3 (8.82%) Perl
10 2 (5.88%) Groovy
11 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.94%) Python
11 1 (2.94%) Uniface
11 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.94%) PHP
11 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) OpenView
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.94%) OPNET
1 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.94%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) NetScout
4 1 (2.94%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.94%) F5
4 1 (2.94%) Facebook
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter
4 1 (2.94%) NetQoS
4 1 (2.94%) Ipanema Technologies
4 1 (2.94%) Juniper
4 1 (2.94%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) CA
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Compuware
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Salary: £23000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £21000 - £33500 per annum + Benefits
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