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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South West / Dorset
Rank 54 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.10% 2.14% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.67% 3.76% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 13
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -

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
300 452 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 66.52% 56.78% 68.37%
Number of salaries quoted 262 352 440
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Dorchester - 9 £42,500 -
Bournemouth +14 4 £29,875 -12.13%
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 18 (85.71%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) C#
3 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (47.62%) VB.NET
5 9 (42.86%) Android
5 9 (42.86%) Xamarin
5 9 (42.86%) Apple iOS
6 8 (38.10%) HTML
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
9 5 (23.81%) CSS
9 5 (23.81%) MVC
9 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
9 5 (23.81%) Degree
10 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
11 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (14.29%) jQuery
11 3 (14.29%) WCF
11 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 3 (14.29%) Web Development
11 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
11 3 (14.29%) Web Services
11 3 (14.29%) XML
11 3 (14.29%) OOP
11 3 (14.29%) OO
11 3 (14.29%) T-SQL

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 (9.52%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) AutoCAD
1 2 (9.52%) CATIA
1 2 (9.52%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) ENOVIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) AccuRev
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) LabVIEW
1 2 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 14 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 14 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 10 (47.62%) VB Developer
4 9 (42.86%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (42.86%) Android Developer
4 9 (42.86%) C# Software Developer
4 9 (42.86%) iOS Android Developer
4 9 (42.86%) iOS Developer
4 9 (42.86%) Software Developer
4 9 (42.86%) Xamarin Developer
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (23.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
8 2 (9.52%) Architect
9 1 (4.76%) Junior
9 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (14.29%) WCF
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Android
1 9 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) MVC
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) OO
3 3 (14.29%) OOP
3 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) VB.NET
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) VBScript
6 2 (9.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Xamarin
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) DevExpress