The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 64 72
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8  
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.00% 1.29% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 2.58% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 3
Median salary £25,000 £30,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -17.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £33,008
10% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £49,000 £37,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 242 349 341
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 48.30% 50.22% 45.35%
Number of salaries quoted 224 325 276
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Cardiff

VB
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for VB in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for VB.

1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) Visualfiles
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Law
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (25.00%) Case Management
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visualfiles
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Case Management Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Excel Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Case Management
2 2 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft