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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 58 83
Rank change year-on-year +7 +25  
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.74% 1.90% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 3.44% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Median salary £38,750 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.97% -2.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 255 320 461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 63.28% 55.27% 65.67%
Number of salaries quoted 241 254 399
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 April 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
Poole - 2 £38,750 - 2
VB
South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 16 (94.12%) C#
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
4 9 (52.94%) Android
4 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
4 9 (52.94%) Xamarin
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
8 2 (11.76%) WCF
8 2 (11.76%) VB6
8 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) WinForms
8 2 (11.76%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) C++
8 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 2 (11.76%) VBScript
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (5.88%) SDLC
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle
9 1 (5.88%) COM

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 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) C# Developer
3 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 11 (64.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (64.71%) Software Developer
4 10 (58.82%) C# Software Developer
4 10 (58.82%) VB Developer
5 9 (52.94%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (52.94%) Android Developer
5 9 (52.94%) iOS Android Developer
5 9 (52.94%) iOS Developer
5 9 (52.94%) Xamarin Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .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
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) WinForms
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
5 1 (5.88%) COM
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Android
1 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) 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%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) SDLC
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) VB6
5 2 (11.76%) VBScript
6 1 (5.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Xamarin
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
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