Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 108 97
Rank change year-on-year +29 -11 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.04% 0.54% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 0.86% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 19
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% -4.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,650 £22,900
90th Percentile £40,200 £41,250 £45,000
South West median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +6.67%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 531 813 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 61.60% 63.07% 62.83%
Number of salaries quoted 444 690 757
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +9.59%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,100
90th Percentile £62,350 £57,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £44,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.98% +1.88% +3.90%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Somerset

VB
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for VB in Somerset

VB
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VB 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 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +13 8 £35,000 +84.21%
Bath +35 1 £35,500 -5.33%
VB
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for VB.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
3 7 (77.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (77.78%) Google
3 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (77.78%) HTML5
3 7 (77.78%) Material Design
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery

VB
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) Material Design
2 7 (77.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) MVC
1 1 (11.11%) Web Development
1 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Google