Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 129 119
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.63% 0.60% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 1.15% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 20
South Wales median annual salary £25,000 £31,000 £32,317
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.35% -4.08% +7.72%
10th Percentile £20,700 £25,925 £23,500
90th Percentile £34,000 £42,500 £41,750
Wales median annual salary £25,250 £30,000 £32,125
% change year-on-year -15.83% -6.61% +7.08%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 695 1134 1243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 48.70% 52.28% 51.26%
Number of salaries quoted 634 1045 1049
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,900 £47,250
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for VB 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 in South Wales.

Salary trend for VB in South Wales

VB
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +35 8 £25,000 -21.88%
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £17,000 -
VB
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for VB.

1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Visualfiles
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Case Management
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Law
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (22.22%) MS Access
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (11.11%) CRM

VB
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MS Access
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Case Management Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) VB Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Database Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Junior IT Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Case Management
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) API Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft