Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 87 92
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 40 70 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.92% 2.65% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.02% 5.08% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 40 59 53
Wales median annual salary £34,928 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.84% +1.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,500 £22,400
90th Percentile £45,250 £43,750 £42,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +5.41%

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 996 1377 1403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 47.91% 52.18% 51.75%
Number of salaries quoted 916 1240 1173
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,262 £23,475 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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 -1 22 £35,000 +6.06% 1
West Wales -3 16 £35,750 -1.38%
North Wales -3 2 £20,000 -52.94%
VB.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (82.50%) C#
3 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 23 (57.50%) HTML
5 23 (57.50%) CSS
6 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET
7 20 (50.00%) MVC
8 19 (47.50%) SQL
9 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
11 14 (35.00%) XML
12 11 (27.50%) Degree
12 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
13 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (22.50%) VB
14 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
15 8 (20.00%) Web Development
16 7 (17.50%) TDD
16 7 (17.50%) SOA
17 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (15.00%) SDLC
18 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
18 5 (12.50%) TeamCity
18 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
18 5 (12.50%) Ajax

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 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.50%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 4 (10.00%) Selenium
5 3 (7.50%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 5 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 23 (57.50%) .NET Developer
3 15 (37.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 12 (30.00%) C# Developer
5 9 (22.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (22.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (22.50%) Software Developer
6 8 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (15.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Senior VB.NET Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
10 3 (7.50%) Junior
10 3 (7.50%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (57.50%) CSS
2 23 (57.50%) HTML
3 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (35.00%) XML
5 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (12.50%) Ajax
7 5 (12.50%) WinForms
8 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.50%) CSS3
8 3 (7.50%) HTML5
8 3 (7.50%) REST
8 3 (7.50%) SOAP
8 3 (7.50%) WCF
9 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
9 2 (5.00%) XSLT
10 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) AIX
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) MVC
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Web Development
4 7 (17.50%) SOA
4 7 (17.50%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) SDLC
6 5 (12.50%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) OOP
6 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.50%) ETL
8 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.00%) Informatics
9 2 (5.00%) Migration
9 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) C#
2 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (47.50%) SQL
4 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
5 9 (22.50%) VB
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Java
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) DevExpress
4 2 (5.00%) IBM