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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 80 97
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17  
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.68% 0.98% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 2.04% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 5
Median salary £25,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £47,500 £38,500
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 South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 350 540 591
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 47.49% 48.04% 47.28%
Number of salaries quoted 323 491 509
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,369
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Cardiff +3 4 £24,250 -19.16%
VB
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Wales region with a requirement for VB.

1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) WinForms
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) WPF
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Kanban
7 3 (20.00%) Spring.NET
7 3 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (20.00%) MSTest
7 3 (20.00%) MVVM
7 3 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (20.00%) Moq
7 3 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (20.00%) Ninject
7 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (20.00%) CRM
7 3 (20.00%) Broadband
7 3 (20.00%) TDD

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 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visualfiles
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Broadband
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) NAS
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Moq
1 3 (20.00%) MSTest
1 3 (20.00%) NUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Telecoms Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) WinForms
2 4 (26.67%) WPF
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (20.00%) Ninject
3 3 (20.00%) Spring.NET
3 3 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.67%) EPoS
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (20.00%) Kanban
2 3 (20.00%) MVVM
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Veeam
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
Newport, Gwent
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