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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 78 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.07% 4.29% 5.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 6.96% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 25
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
560 460 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 66.83% 61.66% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 451 404 228
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 September 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
(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
Bournemouth -40 5 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Poole 0 2 £35,000 +55.55%
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 31 (67.39%) C#
2 25 (54.35%) C++
3 23 (50.00%) PHP
3 23 (50.00%) SQL
4 22 (47.83%) Visual Studio
5 21 (45.65%) Finance
6 17 (36.96%) .NET
7 16 (34.78%) Windows
7 16 (34.78%) Linux
7 16 (34.78%) Degree
8 15 (32.61%) WPF
8 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
9 14 (30.43%) Windows CE
9 14 (30.43%) MySQL
9 14 (30.43%) OO
9 14 (30.43%) OOD
9 14 (30.43%) QA
9 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (30.43%) VB6
9 14 (30.43%) Waterfall
10 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
11 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
11 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
12 9 (19.57%) Blog
12 9 (19.57%) Marketing
12 9 (19.57%) QlikView
12 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (19.57%) Apple iOS
12 9 (19.57%) Tableau
12 9 (19.57%) iOS Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (13.04%) SAS
2 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) FTP
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
1 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) MySQL
2 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
3 9 (19.57%) QlikView
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Visual Studio
2 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) JProfiler
3 2 (4.35%) Toad
3 2 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.35%) Introscope
General
1 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Software Developer
3 9 (19.57%) C# Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Business Consultant
3 9 (19.57%) Consultant
3 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.70%) Support Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Applications Support Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Applications Manager
5 3 (6.52%) VB Developer
5 3 (6.52%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) .NET
2 15 (32.61%) WPF
3 8 (17.39%) COM
4 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.35%) JDBC
6 2 (4.35%) ODBC
6 2 (4.35%) Middleware
7 1 (2.17%) jQuery
7 1 (2.17%) CSS
7 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Blog
2 2 (4.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
1 16 (34.78%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Windows CE
3 9 (19.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.35%) Solaris
4 2 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) OO
1 14 (30.43%) OOD
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (30.43%) Waterfall
2 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (19.57%) iOS Development
4 6 (13.04%) Analytics
5 5 (10.87%) MVC
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.70%) Change Control
6 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Test Management
7 2 (4.35%) Project Management
7 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) C#
2 25 (54.35%) C++
3 23 (50.00%) PHP
3 23 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
5 14 (30.43%) VB6
6 8 (17.39%) VC++
7 6 (13.04%) Java
8 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.35%) C
10 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.39%) MCTS
2 8 (17.39%) MCPD
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) QA
2 4 (8.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.35%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (4.35%) nmon
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Business Objects
2 9 (19.57%) MicroStrategy
2 9 (19.57%) Tableau
3 8 (17.39%) Cognos
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle
5 2 (4.35%) Green Hat
5 2 (4.35%) HP
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Healthcare, pension, parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago