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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 64 86 38
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -48
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 3 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.92% 0.43% 5.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 0.65% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 27
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
314 461 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 54.70% 65.58% 66.83%
Number of salaries quoted 249 398 347
Average salary £38,250 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 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
(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 +17 11 £34,000 +13.33% 3
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 27 (96.43%) C#
1 27 (96.43%) SQL
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 23 (82.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (82.14%) T-SQL
3 22 (78.57%) Windows
4 20 (71.43%) MS Excel
4 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 20 (71.43%) WCF
5 18 (64.29%) MCPD
5 18 (64.29%) .NET Framework
5 18 (64.29%) Degree
5 18 (64.29%) SAP Business One
5 18 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (64.29%) Mentoring
5 18 (64.29%) WinForms
5 18 (64.29%) VB6
5 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
5 18 (64.29%) MCTS
5 18 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (64.29%) VC++
5 18 (64.29%) C++
5 18 (64.29%) Crystal Reports
5 18 (64.29%) Visual Studio
5 18 (64.29%) SAP
5 18 (64.29%) COM
6 7 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (21.43%) Android
7 6 (21.43%) Mobile Development
8 5 (17.86%) PHP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 20 (71.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (64.29%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (82.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (64.29%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (14.29%) OLTP
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 18 (64.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 18 (64.29%) Software Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Business Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) WCF
3 18 (64.29%) .NET Framework
3 18 (64.29%) COM
3 18 (64.29%) WinForms
4 7 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 4 (14.29%) CSS
5 4 (14.29%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) Laravel
5 4 (14.29%) XHTML
6 3 (10.71%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) Web Services
7 2 (7.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Android
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Mentoring
1 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Mobile Development
3 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.29%) Email Marketing
3 4 (14.29%) Facilities Management
3 4 (14.29%) SEO
4 3 (10.71%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C#
1 27 (96.43%) SQL
2 23 (82.14%) T-SQL
3 18 (64.29%) C++
3 18 (64.29%) VB6
3 18 (64.29%) VC++
4 5 (17.86%) PHP
5 4 (14.29%) Apple Swift
5 4 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 4 (14.29%) XAML
6 3 (10.71%) VBScript
7 2 (7.14%) VBA
8 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Degree
1 18 (64.29%) MCPD
1 18 (64.29%) MCTS
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (64.29%) SAP
3 4 (14.29%) Apple
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