The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 11
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales - 8.93% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 11.11% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £45,000 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +143.24%  
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 West Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 107 45 15
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 57.53% 80.36% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 103 41 13
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in West Wales

VB
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for VB in West Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Wales region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (66.67%) GitLab
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) IFS
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) VB6

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) GitLab
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior .NET Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IFS