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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 5.17% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £38,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
VB
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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
23 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 39.66% 59.18% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 11
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,902 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) VB6
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) VBScript
3 6 (75.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) MCSD
5 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB
6 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) ITSM
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) XSL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) XSL
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) RAD
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) VB6
2 6 (75.00%) VBScript
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) C
6 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSD
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
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