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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 12 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 7.32% 2.22% 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.34% 6.25% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
29 32 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 70.73% 35.56% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 74
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,100 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Salary Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in West Wales

VB
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Swansea +8 3 £30,000 +33.33%
VB
Wales

VB
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Uniface

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Uniface
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft