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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South West / Dorset
Rank 51 73 87
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.13% 2.36% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 4.23% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 7
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
273 449 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 64.69% 55.71% 72.41%
Number of salaries quoted 237 336 504
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 - 5 £42,500 -
Bournemouth +22 2 £29,875 -12.13%
Poole +6 1 £37,500 +66.66%
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 14 (82.35%) C#
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
4 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
4 9 (52.94%) Xamarin
4 9 (52.94%) Android
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 3 (17.65%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
7 2 (11.76%) AccuRev
7 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) JIRA
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.76%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) CATIA
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) ENOVIA
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) LabVIEW
7 2 (11.76%) AutoCAD
7 2 (11.76%) MATLAB

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 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) AutoCAD
1 2 (11.76%) CATIA
1 2 (11.76%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ENOVIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) AccuRev
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) LabVIEW
1 2 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
2 11 (64.71%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (64.71%) C# Developer
3 10 (58.82%) Software Developer
3 10 (58.82%) VB Developer
4 9 (52.94%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (52.94%) Android Developer
4 9 (52.94%) C# Software Developer
4 9 (52.94%) iOS Android Developer
4 9 (52.94%) iOS Developer
4 9 (52.94%) Xamarin Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Android
1 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
4 2 (11.76%) VBScript
5 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Xamarin
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle