The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 93 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.38% 1.31% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 2.61% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 12
Median salary £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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 South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
577 575 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 54.59% 50.13% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 524 479 509
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,600 £26,893
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VB
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

VB Salary Trend in South Wales

VB
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in South Wales

VB
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -8 2 £30,000 -
Cardiff +3 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Torfaen - 1 - -
VB
Wales

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for VB.

1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) SAP BW
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) QlikView
4 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
4 3 (27.27%) ETL Development
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) QlikView
2 3 (27.27%) SAP BW
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) QlikView Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) ETL Development
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Android Development
5 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) VB6
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) VMware