The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 37 52
Rank change year-on-year -40 +15  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 5 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.79% 5.22% 3.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 8.59% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 18
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,590
% change year-on-year +6.66% +5.36%  

VB.NET 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 419 384 301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 66.51% 60.76% 59.02%
Number of salaries quoted 356 336 279
Median salary £38,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,200 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Somerset

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in Somerset

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Somerset over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in Somerset

VB.NET
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.NET within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 March 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 -7 3 £38,500 -2.53%
Taunton -11 1 £18,950 -49.46%
VB.NET
South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) C#
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (75.00%) MVC
5 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
5 8 (66.67%) Entity Framework
6 7 (58.33%) WinForms
7 6 (50.00%) Scrum
7 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (50.00%) WCF
8 5 (41.67%) jQuery
8 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
8 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (41.67%) SOA
8 5 (41.67%) HTML
8 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (33.33%) CSS
9 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (16.67%) Windows
11 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
11 1 (8.33%) Telematics
11 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server

VB.NET
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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Junior
7 1 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Trainee
7 1 (8.33%) Trainee Software Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (66.67%) Entity Framework
5 7 (58.33%) WinForms
6 6 (50.00%) WCF
7 5 (41.67%) HTML
7 5 (41.67%) jQuery
8 4 (33.33%) CSS
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (8.33%) SOAP
9 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) SOA
4 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Telematics
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin