Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK > Wales
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 123 140
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.80% 0.88% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.85% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 14
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £25,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -15.00% -6.61%
10th Percentile £28,700 £21,250 £25,225
90th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £42,500
UK median annual salary £42,750 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.72% +2.35% +6.25%

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 1,106 972 1,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 55.30% 47.37% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 927 883 1,242
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £26,749 £23,800 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +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
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Wales over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 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
South Wales -4 15 £42,500 +70.00% 6
West Wales +5 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
VB
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for VB.

1 14 (87.50%) C#
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (56.25%) Practice Management
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (43.75%) MVC
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) VBA
7 5 (31.25%) XML
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
8 4 (25.00%) .NET
8 4 (25.00%) Law
9 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (12.50%) HTML
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 2 (12.50%) CSS
9 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
10 1 (6.25%) Data Quality

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 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
2 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (31.25%) SSIS Developer
3 5 (31.25%) SSRS Developer
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (56.25%) Practice Management
3 7 (43.75%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 6 (37.50%) VBA
5 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Blue Prism
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft