Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 105 119
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.02% 0.94% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 1.85% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 24
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £48,750 £46,750
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.06% -10.00% +14.29%

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 720 811 1,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 52.67% 51.04% 48.43%
Number of salaries quoted 623 725 1,004
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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
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 23 June 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 +15 14 £42,500 +68.32% 3
VB
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for VB.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (64.29%) Java
4 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (57.14%) XML
5 8 (57.14%) Practice Management
6 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (42.86%) VBA
6 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 5 (35.71%) .NET
7 5 (35.71%) Law
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 3 (21.43%) ITIL
10 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
10 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
10 2 (14.29%) REST
10 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
10 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Developer
2 3 (21.43%) SSIS Developer
2 3 (21.43%) SSRS Developer
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Product Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Product Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Service Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Technical Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Software Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Product Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Product Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Services Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XHTML
4 2 (14.29%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) Practice Management
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 6 (42.86%) VBA
5 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft