Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 108 60
Rank change year-on-year +23 -48 +34
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 10 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.62% 0.78% 3.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.71% 1.21% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 49
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% -7.65% +41.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,650 £33,750
90th Percentile £53,425 £47,250 £44,000
South West median annual salary £38,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.38% +6.67% +7.14%

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 663 828 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 59.78% 64.79% 62.46%
Number of salaries quoted 577 687 684
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £53,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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
Bath +5 13 £37,500 +4.17% 1
Taunton +13 3 £32,500 -31.58% 1
Yeovil - 1 £40,000 -
Street - 1 £51,500 -
VB
South West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (55.56%) C#
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
4 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
5 4 (22.22%) VB6
5 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 4 (22.22%) CAD
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) ETL
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (16.67%) VBA
6 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
6 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (16.67%) Data Management
6 3 (16.67%) Marketing
6 3 (16.67%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) ETL Development
6 3 (16.67%) R

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) SSDT
4 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.11%) MS Access
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.11%) Redis
4 2 (11.11%) Riak
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 2 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) Ajax
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) CSS3
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) LAMP
3 2 (11.11%) Memcached
3 2 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (11.11%) WinForms
3 2 (11.11%) XHR
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Social Media
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) CAD
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Data Management
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) ETL
2 3 (16.67%) ETL Development
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
2 3 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 2 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Development
3 2 (11.11%) ERP
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Parallel Programming
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
2 4 (22.22%) VB6
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) R
3 3 (16.67%) VBA
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) HNC
1 2 (11.11%) HND
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Facebook
2 2 (11.11%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) PayPal
2 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 2 (11.11%) SYSPRO