Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 122 123
Rank change year-on-year +26 +1 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.96% 0.51% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 0.96% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 18
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -3.76% +10.83%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,375 £44,500 £51,875
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £28,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year +22.81% -8.80% +4.17%

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 682 1,041 1,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 50.18% 53.41% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 606 954 994
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 12 £35,000 +9.38%
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £17,000 -
VB
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) SOAP
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) MS Access
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
3 6 (46.15%) REST
3 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 5 (38.46%) VBA
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) XHTML
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) XSD
5 4 (30.77%) TypeScript
5 4 (30.77%) Mercurial
5 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) DB2

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 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MS Access
2 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) DB2
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) VBA Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) VB Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Database Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Junior IT Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
1 7 (53.85%) SOAP
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
2 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
2 6 (46.15%) REST
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
4 4 (30.77%) XHTML
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) XSD
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) API Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 5 (38.46%) VBA
4 4 (30.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Blue Prism