The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 81 27 50
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +23
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 38 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.77% 7.18% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 12.75% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 36 9
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,961
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,875 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +7.14%
VB
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
561 298 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 71.92% 56.33% 56.72%
Number of salaries quoted 505 266 250
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

VB
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

VB Salary Trend in Dorset

VB
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 5 £35,000 - 1
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 20 (95.24%) C#
2 17 (80.95%) .NET
3 16 (76.19%) SQL
4 12 (57.14%) VB.NET
5 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
6 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 9 (42.86%) WPF
7 7 (33.33%) CSS
7 7 (33.33%) HTML
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (28.57%) MVC
8 6 (28.57%) WinForms
8 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
8 6 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (28.57%) Oracle
9 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
9 5 (23.81%) XML
9 5 (23.81%) XSLT
9 5 (23.81%) Scrum
9 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
9 5 (23.81%) WCF
9 5 (23.81%) LINQ
9 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (23.81%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Programmer
4 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 5 (23.81%) VB Developer
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) VB Programmer
5 4 (19.05%) VB.NET Programmer
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 4 (19.05%) C# Programmer
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Programmer
6 3 (14.29%) Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Development Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) WPF
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) WinForms
6 5 (23.81%) XML
6 5 (23.81%) XSLT
6 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
6 5 (23.81%) WCF
6 5 (23.81%) LINQ
6 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (23.81%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (9.52%) jQuery
9 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) Scrum
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) CAD
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (19.05%) VB6
5 4 (19.05%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) HNC
2 1 (4.76%) HND
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
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