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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 57 67
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10  
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.72% 2.00% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 3.45% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 4
Median salary £39,250 £43,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.72% +56.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 439 348 329
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 63.26% 58.10% 57.82%
Number of salaries quoted 351 306 297
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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
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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -5 3 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Taunton -8 2 £47,500 -5.00%
VB
South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for VB.

1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Compuware
3 4 (40.00%) OpenView
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) BMC
3 4 (40.00%) CA
3 4 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (40.00%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (40.00%) Nagios
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) SNMP
3 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (40.00%) e-Health
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Structured Programming
3 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) Nimsoft
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SNMP
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
1 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
4 1 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (30.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) e-Health
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 4 (40.00%) Structured Programming
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) MVVM
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (30.00%) OOD
3 3 (30.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (40.00%) Nagios
1 4 (40.00%) OpenView
1 4 (40.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (40.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) BMC
1 4 (40.00%) CA
1 4 (40.00%) Compuware
1 4 (40.00%) Dynatrace
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) Nimsoft
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