The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 28 24 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10  
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 3.30% 6.00% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.41% 10.00% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

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 Taunton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 68 60 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 74.73% 60.00% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 43 59 15
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

VB
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for VB in Taunton

VB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Taunton region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++