Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 86 117
Rank change year-on-year +14 +31 -50
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.57% 1.72% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 3.00% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 9
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -9.72%
10th Percentile £31,950 £24,875 £27,900
90th Percentile £40,400 £47,125 £37,500
South West median annual salary £39,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.95% +8.57% -

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 578 667 851
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 65.02% 57.30% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 528 548 699
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £50,475 £55,000 £56,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Dorset

VB
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for VB 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 5 £39,500 - 1
Wimborne - 4 - -
Bournemouth +10 3 £35,000 +2.94% 1
VB
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) WinForms
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) C++
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
5 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) WCF
6 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (21.43%) General Ledger
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Kanban
7 3 (21.43%) Spring.NET
7 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (21.43%) MSTest
7 3 (21.43%) MVVM
7 3 (21.43%) Ninject
7 3 (21.43%) CIMA
7 3 (21.43%) ERP

VB
Co-occurring 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MSTest
1 3 (21.43%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) General Ledger
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Music Industry
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior SQL Developer
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Accountant
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Accountant
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) WinForms
3 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 3 (21.43%) Ninject
4 3 (21.43%) Spring.NET
4 3 (21.43%) WPF
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
5 1 (7.14%) COM
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) Kanban
3 3 (21.43%) MVVM
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Physics
4 1 (7.14%) SysML
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) VB6
5 1 (7.14%) Fortran
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) ACCA
2 3 (21.43%) CIMA
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) ANSYS
2 1 (7.14%) MathWorks
2 1 (7.14%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago