The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 23 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 4.35% 1.54% 12.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.16% 1.92% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 12
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +34.45%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Somerset

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

Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 53.26% 80.00% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 44
Average salary £31,500 £32,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.56% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

VB
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

VB Salary Trend in Taunton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) VB6
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MCSD
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSL
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) VB6
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSD
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft