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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 14
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton - - 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
17 49 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 40.48% 58.33% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 48 17
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) MCSD
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) MCSD
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft