The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 52 31
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 34 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.77% 1.91% 5.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.92% 3.46% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 23
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,800 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
381 289 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 64.69% 55.15% 63.73%
Number of salaries quoted 324 265 244
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
South West

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram 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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 16 £36,000 - 5
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 59 (67.82%) SQL
2 49 (56.32%) Finance
3 46 (52.87%) VB6
4 43 (49.43%) C#
5 39 (44.83%) Oracle
6 37 (42.53%) Visual Studio
6 37 (42.53%) ITIL
7 35 (40.23%) UNIX
7 35 (40.23%) SLA
8 34 (39.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 33 (37.93%) PL/SQL
10 32 (36.78%) Windows
11 31 (35.63%) SQL Server
12 30 (34.48%) .NET
13 29 (33.33%) C++
13 29 (33.33%) MS Excel
14 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (26.44%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (26.44%) PHP
14 23 (26.44%) Oracle Database
15 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
16 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
17 17 (19.54%) Incident Management
17 17 (19.54%) Degree
17 17 (19.54%) Problem Management
18 16 (18.39%) ITIL V3
18 16 (18.39%) Linux
19 14 (16.09%) OO
19 14 (16.09%) MySQL
19 14 (16.09%) OOD

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.34%) IIS
2 8 (9.20%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.60%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) SAP Business One
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) FTP
1 2 (2.30%) HTTP
1 2 (2.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (26.44%) Oracle Database
3 14 (16.09%) MySQL
4 13 (14.94%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (11.49%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (10.34%) QlikView
7 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (42.53%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (11.49%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.30%) Introscope
4 2 (2.30%) Toad
4 2 (2.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.30%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.30%) JProfiler
General
1 49 (56.32%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (44.83%) Developer
2 35 (40.23%) Applications Support
3 33 (37.93%) Analyst
4 31 (35.63%) Support Analyst
4 31 (35.63%) Applications Support Analyst
5 23 (26.44%) Software Developer
6 14 (16.09%) C# Developer
7 11 (12.64%) Oracle Analyst
7 11 (12.64%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 10 (11.49%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (11.49%) Oracle Applications Support
9 9 (10.34%) Consultant
9 9 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 9 (10.34%) Business Consultant
10 6 (6.90%) Web Support Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) Web Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Applications Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Support Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Applications Support Manager
12 2 (2.30%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) .NET
2 13 (14.94%) COM
3 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET
3 8 (9.20%) CSS
4 7 (8.05%) WinForms
4 7 (8.05%) WCF
4 7 (8.05%) WPF
4 7 (8.05%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.30%) Middleware
5 2 (2.30%) HTML
5 2 (2.30%) Classic ASP
5 2 (2.30%) JDBC
5 2 (2.30%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Blog
2 2 (2.30%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (40.23%) UNIX
2 32 (36.78%) Windows
3 16 (18.39%) Linux
4 14 (16.09%) Windows CE
5 6 (6.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) ITIL
2 34 (39.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (19.54%) Incident Management
3 17 (19.54%) Problem Management
4 16 (18.39%) ITIL V3
5 14 (16.09%) OO
5 14 (16.09%) OOD
5 14 (16.09%) Waterfall
5 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
7 11 (12.64%) Service Delivery
8 9 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (10.34%) Time Management
9 6 (6.90%) iOS Development
10 4 (4.60%) Analytics
10 4 (4.60%) Change Control
11 2 (2.30%) Test Management
11 2 (2.30%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (67.82%) SQL
2 46 (52.87%) VB6
3 43 (49.43%) C#
4 33 (37.93%) PL/SQL
5 29 (33.33%) C++
6 23 (26.44%) PHP
7 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
8 13 (14.94%) VC++
9 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
10 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
10 6 (6.90%) Java
11 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.30%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (26.44%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (19.54%) Degree
3 13 (14.94%) MCTS
3 13 (14.94%) MCPD
4 10 (11.49%) MCP
4 10 (11.49%) MCSD
5 2 (2.30%) ISEB
5 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (40.23%) SLA
2 14 (16.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) nmon
1 2 (2.30%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (44.83%) Oracle
2 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.34%) Business Objects
3 9 (10.34%) MicroStrategy
3 9 (10.34%) Cognos
3 9 (10.34%) Tableau
4 7 (8.05%) SAP
5 2 (2.30%) HP
5 2 (2.30%) Green Hat
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £33,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 26 days ago