The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 74 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.13% 0.18% 3.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.32% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 15
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% +3.17%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
529 313 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 66.46% 55.40% 61.59%
Number of salaries quoted 496 277 320
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
South West

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 30 July 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 - 1 £39,500 -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) COM
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) OpenEdge

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (28.57%) OpenEdge
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Business IT Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) COM
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) XSL
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSD
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft