The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 34 38 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 1.28% 0.93% 14.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 1.02% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 13
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -12.62%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Poole region.

Programming Languages Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
102 98 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 65.38% 90.74% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 102 97 44
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Poole region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

VB
Salary Trend in Poole

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Poole region.

VB Salary Trend in Poole

VB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Poole 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Poole 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft