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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 78 72 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -36
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 31 37 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.24% 2.75% 4.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.31% 5.78% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 60
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,400 £35,200
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
720 640 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 51.99% 47.58% 53.92%
Number of salaries quoted 597 572 618
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -16 23 £32,317 +7.72% 1
North Wales +10 8 £35,000 - 2
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 70 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (68.57%) C#
3 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
3 34 (48.57%) ASP.NET
4 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 26 (37.14%) SQL
5 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (32.86%) HTML
6 23 (32.86%) VB
7 22 (31.43%) CSS
7 22 (31.43%) Visual Studio
8 20 (28.57%) MVC
9 19 (27.14%) OO
10 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
10 18 (25.71%) WPF
10 18 (25.71%) SDLC
11 17 (24.29%) T-SQL
12 16 (22.86%) OOP
12 16 (22.86%) Scrum
12 16 (22.86%) WCF
13 14 (20.00%) jQuery
13 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 13 (18.57%) Windows
14 13 (18.57%) VB6
14 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
16 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (14.29%) Finance
18 9 (12.86%) WinForms

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.71%) IIS
1 4 (5.71%) Apache
1 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.43%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Project
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Visualfiles
1 1 (1.43%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.86%) MySQL
7 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.43%) SSDT
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Visual Studio
2 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.29%) MSTest
3 3 (4.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (4.29%) Moq
3 3 (4.29%) NUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.43%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.29%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) German Language
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (77.14%) Developer
2 37 (52.86%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.86%) VB.NET Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.14%) Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (5.71%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Database Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Junior
8 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.29%) DBA
8 3 (4.29%) Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (48.57%) ASP.NET
3 23 (32.86%) HTML
4 22 (31.43%) CSS
5 18 (25.71%) WPF
6 16 (22.86%) WCF
7 14 (20.00%) jQuery
8 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
9 9 (12.86%) WinForms
9 9 (12.86%) XML
9 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (11.43%) HTML5
10 8 (11.43%) Entity Framework
10 8 (11.43%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (8.57%) Ajax
12 4 (5.71%) Web Services
12 4 (5.71%) Highcharts JS
12 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.71%) SignalR
13 3 (4.29%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.29%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 3 (4.29%) Social Network
4 2 (2.86%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.86%) W3C
4 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) AS400
5 1 (1.43%) iSeries
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) AIX
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.57%) MVC
3 19 (27.14%) OO
4 18 (25.71%) SDLC
5 16 (22.86%) OOP
5 16 (22.86%) Scrum
6 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.57%) TDD
8 5 (7.14%) SOA
8 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.71%) Software Architecture
9 4 (5.71%) MVVM
9 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
10 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.29%) Kanban
10 3 (4.29%) Automation Testing
10 3 (4.29%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (2.86%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (68.57%) C#
2 26 (37.14%) SQL
3 23 (32.86%) VB
4 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 17 (24.29%) T-SQL
6 13 (18.57%) VB6
7 8 (11.43%) XAML
8 6 (8.57%) PHP
9 3 (4.29%) COBOL
10 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.43%) VBScript
11 1 (1.43%) VBA
11 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (1.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Facebook
2 3 (4.29%) Twitter
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) IBM
3 1 (1.43%) Citrix
3 1 (1.43%) VMware
3 1 (1.43%) Telerik
3 1 (1.43%) Infor
3 1 (1.43%) DevExpress
Bangor, Gwynedd
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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ExeGesIS
Salary: From £33,000 to £41,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago