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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 75 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 10 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.84% 1.18% 4.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.75% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 32
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
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
409 571 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 57.44% 67.33% 61.64%
Number of salaries quoted 319 465 401
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 31 August 2015. 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 -3 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Wimborne - 1 - -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Sitecore
4 4 (50.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) VB6
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) DTS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
1 1 (12.50%) Line Management
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HND
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
First Recruitment Group
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago