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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 62 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.13% 2.09% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 2.92% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 11
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
275 343 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 62.08% 71.76% 59.89%
Number of salaries quoted 208 264 190
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Sitecore
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) HND
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) DTS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) DTS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
1 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) VB6
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft