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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 72 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.07% 4.69% 4.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 7.53% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 23
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £23,500 £25,500
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
490 438 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 65.33% 62.30% 51.27%
Number of salaries quoted 402 391 240
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 £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 September 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 23 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 -36 5 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Poole +5 2 £35,000 +55.55%
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 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 30 (78.95%) C#
2 21 (55.26%) C++
2 21 (55.26%) SQL
3 20 (52.63%) Visual Studio
4 19 (50.00%) .NET
5 18 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (44.74%) PHP
7 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
7 15 (39.47%) Finance
8 14 (36.84%) VB6
8 14 (36.84%) Degree
9 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
9 13 (34.21%) WPF
10 12 (31.58%) Windows
10 12 (31.58%) Linux
10 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
10 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (28.95%) MySQL
11 11 (28.95%) OO
11 11 (28.95%) OOD
11 11 (28.95%) Windows CE
11 11 (28.95%) QA
11 11 (28.95%) Waterfall
12 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
13 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
13 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
13 9 (23.68%) iOS Development
14 8 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (21.05%) COM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 4 (10.53%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) FTP
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) MySQL
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (15.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) Visual Studio
2 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) JProfiler
3 1 (2.63%) Toad
3 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.63%) Introscope
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Software Developer
3 9 (23.68%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Business Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (7.89%) VB Developer
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Support Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Support Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) WPF
3 8 (21.05%) COM
4 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.89%) CSS
6 3 (7.89%) HTML
7 2 (5.26%) jQuery
8 1 (2.63%) JDBC
8 1 (2.63%) XML
8 1 (2.63%) XSLT
8 1 (2.63%) ODBC
8 1 (2.63%) Middleware
8 1 (2.63%) WinForms
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.63%) WCF
8 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (2.63%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.63%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Blog
3 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Windows CE
3 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) OO
2 11 (28.95%) OOD
2 11 (28.95%) Waterfall
3 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 9 (23.68%) iOS Development
5 7 (18.42%) MVC
6 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.53%) Analytics
8 2 (5.26%) Web Development
8 2 (5.26%) Project Management
9 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.63%) Scrum
9 1 (2.63%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Test Management
9 1 (2.63%) Change Control
9 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) C#
2 21 (55.26%) C++
2 21 (55.26%) SQL
3 17 (44.74%) PHP
4 14 (36.84%) VB6
5 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
6 8 (21.05%) VC++
7 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.26%) Java
9 1 (2.63%) C
9 1 (2.63%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.05%) MCTS
2 8 (21.05%) MCPD
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.63%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (2.63%) nmon
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Business Objects
2 6 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (15.79%) Tableau
3 5 (13.16%) Cognos
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Green Hat
5 1 (2.63%) HP
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