The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 88 92 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.91% 1.12% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 2.11% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 15
Median salary £30,000 £32,125 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.61% +7.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £25,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £41,500 £34,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
VB
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
678 759 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 51.64% 53.34% 50.94%
Number of salaries quoted 611 652 553
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,457
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VB
Salary Trend in Wales

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

VB Salary Trend in Wales

VB
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Wales

VB
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
South Wales +2 9 £32,000 -5.88% 3
West Wales -17 3 £25,000 -16.66%
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Wales region with a requirement for VB.

1 26 (81.25%) .NET
2 23 (71.88%) C#
3 21 (65.63%) HTML
4 19 (59.38%) SQL
5 18 (56.25%) CSS
5 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 16 (50.00%) MVC
7 15 (46.88%) jQuery
8 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
9 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
10 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.88%) JSON
11 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
12 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
12 6 (18.75%) Degree
12 6 (18.75%) Ajax
12 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
13 5 (15.63%) Internet
13 5 (15.63%) IIS
13 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
13 5 (15.63%) WCF
13 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
14 4 (12.50%) SDLC
14 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
14 4 (12.50%) LINQ
14 4 (12.50%) Web Design

VB
Top Related IT Skills in 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 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) QlikView
2 3 (9.38%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.13%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Software Developer
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Junior
5 6 (18.75%) Junior Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Junior .NET Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Junior .NET Software Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Junior Software Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
8 3 (9.38%) QlikView Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
9 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (81.25%) .NET
2 21 (65.63%) HTML
3 18 (56.25%) CSS
4 15 (46.88%) jQuery
5 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.88%) JSON
7 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 6 (18.75%) Ajax
7 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (15.63%) WCF
9 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.50%) EDI
9 4 (12.50%) LINQ
9 4 (12.50%) XHTML
10 3 (9.38%) XML
11 2 (6.25%) HTML5
11 2 (6.25%) SOAP
11 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.50%) SDLC
4 4 (12.50%) Web Design
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) ETL
5 3 (9.38%) ETL Development
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (3.13%) ERP
7 1 (3.13%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.13%) TDD
7 1 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) C#
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.38%) VB6
6 2 (6.25%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.25%) VBScript
7 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (6.25%) Nagios
1 2 (6.25%) OpenView
1 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.13%) OPNET
2 1 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) CA
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) F5
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Juniper
3 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
3 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
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