The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET 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.NET over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 70 54 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -24
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 36 52 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.63% 4.00% 6.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.66% 8.62% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 81
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £21,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £37,700 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB.NET
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
636 603 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 46.39% 46.35% 57.73%
Number of salaries quoted 549 540 647
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Wales region.

VB.NET Salary Trend in Wales

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Wales

VB.NET
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.NET within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 -12 27 £32,500 +8.33% 4
North Wales -1 9 £37,500 +7.14%
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (61.54%) C#
3 37 (56.92%) SQL Server
4 35 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 31 (47.69%) SQL
6 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
7 24 (36.92%) T-SQL
8 21 (32.31%) VB
8 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (30.77%) MVC
10 19 (29.23%) HTML
11 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
11 18 (27.69%) CSS
12 17 (26.15%) Visual Studio
12 17 (26.15%) Scrum
12 17 (26.15%) WPF
13 16 (24.62%) SDLC
14 15 (23.08%) jQuery
14 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (21.54%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (20.00%) WCF
16 13 (20.00%) VB6
16 13 (20.00%) Windows
16 13 (20.00%) OO
16 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
17 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
19 10 (15.38%) OOP
19 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing VB.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) IIS
1 4 (6.15%) Apache
1 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Project
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.54%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (56.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (9.23%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.08%) MySQL
8 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.54%) SSDT
9 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Visual Studio
2 14 (21.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.62%) MSTest
3 3 (4.62%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (4.62%) Moq
3 3 (4.62%) NUnit
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.54%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 45 (69.23%) Developer
2 28 (43.08%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Applications Support
6 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.23%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Designer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (4.62%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Systems Designer
8 3 (4.62%) DBA
8 3 (4.62%) Database Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Administrator
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 19 (29.23%) HTML
4 18 (27.69%) CSS
5 17 (26.15%) WPF
6 15 (23.08%) jQuery
7 13 (20.00%) WCF
8 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
9 9 (13.85%) XML
10 8 (12.31%) WinForms
10 8 (12.31%) Ajax
10 8 (12.31%) Entity Framework
11 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (10.77%) HTML5
12 5 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (6.15%) Highcharts JS
13 4 (6.15%) SignalR
13 4 (6.15%) Web Services
13 4 (6.15%) ADO.NET
14 3 (4.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) Clustering
3 3 (4.62%) Social Network
3 3 (4.62%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.08%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) AS400
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) iSeries
5 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.54%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) AIX
2 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) MVC
3 17 (26.15%) Scrum
4 16 (24.62%) SDLC
5 13 (20.00%) OO
6 10 (15.38%) OOP
7 6 (9.23%) TDD
7 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.69%) SOA
9 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.15%) Software Architecture
9 4 (6.15%) MVVM
10 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.62%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (4.62%) Automation Testing
10 3 (4.62%) Kanban
10 3 (4.62%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (4.62%) Logistics
10 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 40 (61.54%) C#
2 31 (47.69%) SQL
3 24 (36.92%) T-SQL
4 21 (32.31%) VB
5 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
6 13 (20.00%) VB6
7 6 (9.23%) PHP
8 4 (6.15%) VBA
8 4 (6.15%) XAML
9 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.54%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) VBScript
10 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Facebook
2 3 (4.62%) Twitter
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) IBM
3 1 (1.54%) Citrix
3 1 (1.54%) VMware
3 1 (1.54%) Telerik
3 1 (1.54%) Infor
3 1 (1.54%) DevExpress
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