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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 78 89
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11  
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.60% 1.60% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 3.28% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 12
Median salary £25,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £25,000 £18,675
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £45,000 £40,200
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 Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 488 640 672
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 49.14% 48.74% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 1229 1276
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,750 £52,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +10 6 £25,000 -16.66%
VB
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for VB.

1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) WPF
6 5 (25.00%) Kanban
6 5 (25.00%) CRM
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) WinForms
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (20.00%) WCF
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.00%) Visualfiles
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (15.00%) Spring.NET
8 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (15.00%) MVVM
8 3 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (15.00%) Moq
8 3 (15.00%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (15.00%) Ninject

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 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visualfiles
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Broadband
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) NAS
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) MS Access
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Moq
1 3 (15.00%) MSTest
1 3 (15.00%) NUnit
1 3 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) GitLab
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms Developer
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Access Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Case Management Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Excel Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Excel VBA Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) VB Developer
6 2 (10.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) WPF
3 4 (20.00%) WCF
3 4 (20.00%) WinForms
4 3 (15.00%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (15.00%) Ninject
4 3 (15.00%) Spring.NET
4 3 (15.00%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.00%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.00%) EPoS
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) Kanban
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (15.00%) MVVM
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) OOD
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) VB6
4 2 (10.00%) VBA
4 2 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) HNC
3 1 (5.00%) HND
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) IFS
2 2 (10.00%) Veeam
2 2 (10.00%) VMware