The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 65 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.07% 0.54% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 0.89% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 10
Average salary £33,750 £39,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.55% +41.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £39,900 £31,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
421 338 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 56.28% 60.36% 61.03%
Number of salaries quoted 380 296 362
Average salary £35,000 £33,621 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

VB
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Somerset region.

VB Salary Trend in Somerset

VB
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +2 4 £31,500 -21.25%
Bath -12 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Wells - 1 £32,500 - 1
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) VB6
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Nagios
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) SCOM
4 3 (33.33%) Build Automation

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Server Support
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) XSL
5 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Build Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VB6
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (22.22%) MCSD
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
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