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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 90 85
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5  
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.15% 1.05% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.10% 2.12% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 12
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £30,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 476 614 591
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 54.65% 49.40% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 416 524 510
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +4.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £26,000 £29,389
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -6 4 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Caerphilly - 3 £40,000 - 1
Newport +5 2 £39,250 -12.77%
VB
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
5 4 (33.33%) WinForms
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) WPF
6 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (25.00%) Spring.NET
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) MVVM
6 3 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (25.00%) Moq
6 3 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (25.00%) Ninject
6 3 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (25.00%) MSTest
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) NUnit
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Broadband
7 2 (16.67%) CRM
7 2 (16.67%) T-SQL

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Moq
1 3 (25.00%) MSTest
1 3 (25.00%) NUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) WinForms
2 4 (33.33%) WPF
3 3 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (25.00%) Ninject
3 3 (25.00%) Spring.NET
3 3 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (25.00%) Kanban
2 3 (25.00%) MVVM
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HNC
2 1 (8.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Veeam
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago