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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 72 25 41
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 52 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.05% 7.87% 5.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.16% 13.16% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 48 31
Average salary £35,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £41,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
443 395 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 64.77% 59.76% 67.32%
Number of salaries quoted 378 341 406
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 24 December 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 -42 9 £47,000 +30.55% 1
Poole -4 1 £30,000 -7.69% 1
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) .NET
3 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 14 (63.64%) SQL
5 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
6 11 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 11 (50.00%) MVC
7 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (31.82%) HTML
8 7 (31.82%) CSS
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle
9 6 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (27.27%) VB6
9 6 (27.27%) WPF
10 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
10 5 (22.73%) XML
10 5 (22.73%) XSLT
10 5 (22.73%) Scrum
10 5 (22.73%) WinForms
10 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
10 5 (22.73%) WCF
10 5 (22.73%) LINQ
10 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (22.73%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 8 (36.36%) VB Developer
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) VB Programmer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Programmer
4 4 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) VB.NET Programmer
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Programmer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 6 (27.27%) WPF
6 5 (22.73%) LINQ
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (22.73%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (22.73%) XML
6 5 (22.73%) XSLT
6 5 (22.73%) WinForms
6 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
6 5 (22.73%) WCF
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (27.27%) VB6
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago