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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK / Wales
Rank 87 92 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.38% 0.82% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.45% 1.62% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 15
Median salary £36,000 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
611 678 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 56.26% 50.33% 54.63%
Number of salaries quoted 531 582 641
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +14 8 £40,000 +33.33% 2
North Wales - 5 £28,500 - 1
West Wales - 2 £37,500 -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) VB.NET
3 11 (57.89%) C#
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) CRM
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) WPF
7 5 (26.32%) Kanban
7 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) MS Access
7 5 (26.32%) VBA
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) WinForms
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) WCF
9 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 3 (15.79%) NUnit
9 3 (15.79%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (15.79%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (15.79%) Ninject
9 3 (15.79%) Spring.NET
9 3 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (15.79%) MSTest
9 3 (15.79%) MVVM
9 3 (15.79%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (15.79%) Moq

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) MS Access
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Moq
1 3 (15.79%) MSTest
1 3 (15.79%) NUnit
1 3 (15.79%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) GitLab
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Access Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Access VBA Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Excel Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Excel VBA Developer
3 5 (26.32%) VB Developer
3 5 (26.32%) VBA Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Telecoms Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) IT Support
6 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) WPF
3 4 (21.05%) WCF
3 4 (21.05%) WinForms
4 3 (15.79%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (15.79%) Ninject
4 3 (15.79%) Spring.NET
4 3 (15.79%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
6 1 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) SOAP
6 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.26%) EPoS
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) CRM
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Kanban
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (15.79%) MVVM
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) OOD
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) VB.NET
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) VBA
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) HNC
1 1 (5.26%) HND
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) IFS
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
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