The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 63 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.23% 4.42% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 6.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 0
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Programming Languages Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
281 207 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 65.65% 65.30% 54.71%
Number of salaries quoted 225 170 113
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

VB
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

VB Salary Trend in Bournemouth

VB
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) VB Developer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) VB Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
1 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
1 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft