Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 142 126
Rank change year-on-year +18 -16 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.84% 0.65% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 1.26% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 29
Wales median annual salary £25,250 £30,000 £32,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.83% -6.61% +7.08%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £43,125 £41,500
UK median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +2.56%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 971 1350 1426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 47.95% 51.70% 51.78%
Number of salaries quoted 894 1215 1193
Wales median annual salary £39,175 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.47% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,075 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Wales

VB
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Wales.

Salary trend for VB in Wales

VB
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Wales

VB
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
South Wales +31 9 £25,000 -19.35%
West Wales -9 8 £37,500 +50.00%
VB
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for VB.

1 15 (88.24%) C#
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
3 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 9 (52.94%) CSS
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
6 6 (35.29%) XML
6 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (29.41%) N-Tier
7 5 (29.41%) SOA
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) OOP
7 5 (29.41%) OO
7 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) TDD
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
7 5 (29.41%) Ajax
7 5 (29.41%) Web Development
8 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) MS Access
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 5 (29.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.76%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 8 (47.06%) .NET Software Developer
3 8 (47.06%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (47.06%) C# Developer
3 8 (47.06%) C# Software Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Software Developer
3 8 (47.06%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
5 5 (29.41%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Case Management Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Junior
6 2 (11.76%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 9 (52.94%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) Ajax
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
7 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 3 (17.65%) REST
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) WCF
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
9 1 (5.88%) jQuery
9 1 (5.88%) RESTful
9 1 (5.88%) XHTML
9 1 (5.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) MVC
1 5 (29.41%) OO
1 5 (29.41%) OOP
1 5 (29.41%) SOA
1 5 (29.41%) TDD
1 5 (29.41%) Web Development
2 2 (11.76%) Case Management
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) API Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft