Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 106 132
Rank change year-on-year -7 +26 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.50% 1.73% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 3.35% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 18
Wales median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £40,100 £41,625 £45,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.30% +4.82% +3.75%

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 1,003 986 1,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 55.44% 51.79% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 835 852 1,147
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,749 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £54,844 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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
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 17 February 2019. 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 -8 8 £34,000 -2.86% 3
West Wales -1 1 £32,500 +44.44%
VB
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for VB.

1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) GDPR
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
7 1 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (11.11%) Business Performance Management
7 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Workflow Management
7 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting

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 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (11.11%) DB2
4 1 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Android Studio
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Business Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) GDPR
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft