Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 79 69
Rank change year-on-year -20 -10 +33
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 40 68 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.10% 2.93% 3.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 5.32% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38 56 68
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £30,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.70% -13.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £45,075 £45,000 £42,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

VB.NET 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 993 1,277 1,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 52.13% 55.04% 50.76%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1,131 1,161
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £54,844 £55,000 £49,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Wales

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in Wales

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Wales over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in Wales

VB.NET
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.NET within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 February 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 26 £35,000 +14.75% 7
West Wales +13 6 £22,500 -43.75%
North Wales -11 4 £29,000 +1.75%
Mid Wales -24 3 £38,000 -
VB.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (85.00%) C#
3 25 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (52.50%) ASP.NET
6 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (32.50%) MVC
8 12 (30.00%) HTML
8 12 (30.00%) SQL
8 12 (30.00%) CSS
8 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (27.50%) AngularJS
9 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (17.50%) TDD
11 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
11 7 (17.50%) Information Management
11 7 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (17.50%) GIS
11 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
11 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
11 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (17.50%) Degree
11 7 (17.50%) DevOps
11 7 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
11 7 (17.50%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (17.50%) React
11 7 (17.50%) Geospatial Data
12 6 (15.00%) SDLC

VB.NET
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Geospatial Data
2 7 (17.50%) GIS
2 7 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (15.00%) Advertising
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 23 (57.50%) .NET Developer
3 9 (22.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Junior
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Business Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (52.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (30.00%) CSS
3 12 (30.00%) HTML
4 11 (27.50%) AngularJS
4 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (17.50%) React
6 7 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (10.00%) WCF
8 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
8 3 (7.50%) XML
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.00%) CSS3
9 2 (5.00%) HTML5
10 1 (2.50%) Angular 2
10 1 (2.50%) Express
10 1 (2.50%) LINQ
10 1 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
1 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) MVC
3 7 (17.50%) DevOps
3 7 (17.50%) Information Management
3 7 (17.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
3 7 (17.50%) TDD
3 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Scrum
4 6 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (7.50%) Front End Development
5 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.00%) API Development
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (5.00%) SOA
6 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.00%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Capita
2 1 (2.50%) DevExpress
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Tableau