Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 75 104
Rank change year-on-year -24 +29 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.39% 2.26% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 3.44% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 20
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,950 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £36,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +8.70%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 876 640 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 64.22% 65.84% 58.57%
Number of salaries quoted 772 569 684
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £66,750 £51,425
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +4.05%

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Dorset over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 18 January 2018. 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 - 13 £45,000 - 5
Bournemouth -4 6 £35,000 +7.69% 2
VB
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
3 15 (78.95%) VB.NET
3 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) WinForms
4 11 (57.89%) SQL
5 10 (52.63%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (47.37%) C#
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Music Industry
7 5 (26.32%) WPF
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 5 (26.32%) NUnit
7 5 (26.32%) Kanban
7 5 (26.32%) Spring.NET
7 5 (26.32%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (26.32%) MSTest
7 5 (26.32%) MVVM
7 5 (26.32%) Ninject
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
8 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (21.05%) CMS
8 4 (21.05%) jQuery
8 4 (21.05%) Umbraco
8 4 (21.05%) HTML
8 4 (21.05%) JavaScript

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 4 (21.05%) CMS
1 4 (21.05%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MSTest
1 5 (26.32%) NUnit
General
1 5 (26.32%) Music Industry
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (78.95%) .NET Developer
3 10 (52.63%) SQL Developer
3 10 (52.63%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior SQL Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) WinForms
3 5 (26.32%) Ninject
3 5 (26.32%) Spring.NET
3 5 (26.32%) WPF
4 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (26.32%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (26.32%) Kanban
1 5 (26.32%) MVVM
1 5 (26.32%) Scrum
1 5 (26.32%) TDD
2 4 (21.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) VB.NET
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) C