The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 60 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.26% 0.87% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.60% 1.49% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 13
Median salary £30,500 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £34,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
361 403 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 62.78% 58.49% 66.93%
Number of salaries quoted 312 307 480
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,175 £23,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Dorset

VB
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +19 11 £31,000 -4.61%
Dorchester - 1 £30,000 -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for VB.

1 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
4 11 (57.89%) Degree
4 11 (57.89%) WCF
5 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
5 10 (52.63%) T-SQL
6 9 (47.37%) HTML
7 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
7 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (42.11%) Mentoring
8 7 (36.84%) Web Services
9 6 (31.58%) CSS
9 6 (31.58%) OOP
9 6 (31.58%) OO
9 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
9 6 (31.58%) MVC
9 6 (31.58%) jQuery
9 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
9 6 (31.58%) Web Development
9 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
9 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 5 (26.32%) XML
10 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
11 4 (21.05%) Windows
11 4 (21.05%) HP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Exstream
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) WCF
3 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
4 9 (47.37%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) Web Services
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
7 5 (26.32%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) COM
8 4 (21.05%) WinForms
9 1 (5.26%) SOAP
9 1 (5.26%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Mentoring
1 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
2 6 (31.58%) MVC
2 6 (31.58%) OO
2 6 (31.58%) OOP
2 6 (31.58%) Web Development
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) T-SQL
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) C++
5 4 (21.05%) VB6
5 4 (21.05%) VC++
6 3 (15.79%) VBScript
7 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) MCPD
2 4 (21.05%) MCTS
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle