The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 71 57 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.08% 2.57% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 4.44% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 6
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £37,500 £37,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
403 338 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 62.29% 57.98% 55.80%
Number of salaries quoted 361 300 390
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £49,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Somerset

VB
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -8 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Wells - 1 £40,000 -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for VB.

1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) .NET
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (55.00%) C#
5 10 (50.00%) VB6
6 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (30.00%) TestComplete
7 6 (30.00%) Ranorex
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Unix
9 4 (20.00%) Classic ASP
9 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) DTS
9 4 (20.00%) SAS
9 4 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 4 (20.00%) VBA
9 4 (20.00%) PHP
9 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
9 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.00%) Degree
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (15.00%) Drupal
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (15.00%) Project Management
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SAS
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Drupal
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) DTS
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Redis
5 1 (5.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (30.00%) Ranorex
2 6 (30.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Development Team Leader
1 6 (30.00%) Team Leader
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Software Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (20.00%) Classic ASP
2 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) LAMP
3 1 (5.00%) Memcached
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.00%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Social Media
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
3 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Cross-Browser Development
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Information Management
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Parallel Programming
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) VB6
3 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 4 (20.00%) PHP
5 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (10.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) C++
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) MCSD
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) BMC
3 1 (5.00%) Compuware
3 1 (5.00%) Facebook
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) PayPal
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow