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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 59 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.03% 1.59% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 2.80% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 12
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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
291 321 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 59.75% 56.61% 62.11%
Number of salaries quoted 273 270 372
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,984 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram 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 5 March 2015. 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
Bath -9 3 £27,500 -42.10%
Taunton - 2 £38,250 - 2
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) C#
4 8 (47.06%) Perl
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) VB6
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (29.41%) Nagios
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) SCCM
6 5 (29.41%) SCOM
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
6 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
6 5 (29.41%) Build Automation
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) VBScript
7 4 (23.53%) C++
7 4 (23.53%) MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Server Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Server Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Server Support
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Build Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Build Automation
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) CAD
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Pattern Recognition
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) Perl
4 5 (29.41%) VB6
4 5 (29.41%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
5 4 (23.53%) VBScript
5 4 (23.53%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) C
6 3 (17.65%) PHP
6 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSD
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Nagios
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
1 5 (29.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) SolidWorks
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago