The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET 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.NET over the 3 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 57 38 15
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 22 31 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.20% 4.53% 11.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.37% 7.93% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 52
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
410 391 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 59.59% 57.16% 70.49%
Number of salaries quoted 366 359 328
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Somerset

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Somerset

VB.NET
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.NET within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -7 10 £31,500 -1.56% 2
Bath -19 4 £34,000 -10.52% 3
Yeovil -5 2 £33,750 +12.50%
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (86.11%) C#
3 24 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 12 (33.33%) Project Management
6 12 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
8 10 (27.78%) C++
8 10 (27.78%) HTML
8 10 (27.78%) SQL
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 8 (22.22%) WCF
11 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
11 7 (19.44%) ITIL
12 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
13 5 (13.89%) WPF
13 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (13.89%) Time Management
13 5 (13.89%) Web Development
13 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
13 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (13.89%) WinForms
13 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (13.89%) TickIT
13 5 (13.89%) MCSD
13 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
13 5 (13.89%) Windows

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing VB.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Software Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Junior
4 6 (16.67%) Junior Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Team Leader
5 5 (13.89%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (13.89%) Business Manager
5 5 (13.89%) .NET Team Leader
6 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Development Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.78%) HTML
4 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 8 (22.22%) WCF
5 5 (13.89%) WPF
5 5 (13.89%) WinForms
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (13.89%) Web Services
6 4 (11.11%) CSS
7 2 (5.56%) XML
7 2 (5.56%) COM
7 2 (5.56%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.78%) XSLT
8 1 (2.78%) jQuery
8 1 (2.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.89%) RAD
3 5 (13.89%) ERP
3 5 (13.89%) ETL
3 5 (13.89%) Web Development
3 5 (13.89%) Time Management
3 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
4 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (11.11%) OO
4 4 (11.11%) OOD
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) Web Design
5 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.56%) UML
6 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.78%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) C++
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) MCSD
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) TickIT
2 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
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