Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 102 117
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 +20
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.19% 0.55% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.16% 1.20% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 20
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £25,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.00% -19.35% -8.82%
10th Percentile £30,300 £20,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £37,375 £45,625
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year +41.67% -16.08% +5.15%

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 832 669 1,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 55.03% 46.20% 50.16%
Number of salaries quoted 719 617 1,000
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,700 £53,882 £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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 18 £42,500 +70.00% 1
VB
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (88.89%) Visual Studio
2 16 (88.89%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 15 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 15 (83.33%) Java
3 15 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (77.78%) Practice Management
4 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (55.56%) Finance
5 10 (55.56%) VBA
6 9 (50.00%) XML
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (50.00%) MVC
7 8 (44.44%) Law
8 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Robotics
8 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
8 1 (5.56%) .NET
8 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills

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 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Visual Studio
2 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Developer
3 6 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
3 6 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
3 6 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (77.78%) Practice Management
3 9 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.56%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 10 (55.56%) VBA
4 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Blue Prism
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft