Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 43 20
Rank change year-on-year -12 -23 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 2.12% 1.64% 6.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.32% 2.27% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 5
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -16.67% +33.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £21,650
90th Percentile £43,750 £26,800 £34,600
Wales median annual salary £25,250 £30,000 £32,125
% change year-on-year -15.83% -6.61% +7.08%

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 West Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 185 132 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 49.07% 72.13% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 182 122 59
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,775 £22,450
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £70,000
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

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

VB
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in West Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in West Wales

VB
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 20 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
Swansea -15 8 £37,500 +50.00%
VB
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) Ajax
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) OOP
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (62.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Software Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# Software Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior C# Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior VB.NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Ajax
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (62.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) OOP
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree