The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 19
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales - - 3.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £18,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 54 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 36.67% 68.35% 84.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 53 61
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

VB
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

VB Salary Trend in West Wales

VB
Top 6 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
1 2 (100.00%) Degree

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Junior
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree