Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 78 92
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14 -47
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 52 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.87% 2.06% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.03% 3.14% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 51 19 28
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,963
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
South West median annual salary £36,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.41% -5.33% +13.64%

VB.NET 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 862 637 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 64.23% 65.47% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 760 565 673
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 £70,250 £52,300
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +4.05%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Dorset

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in Dorset

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Dorset over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in Dorset

VB.NET
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.NET within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 17 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 +8 28 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Dorchester 0 12 £37,500 -6.25%
Bournemouth +9 8 £35,000 +7.69% 1
VB.NET
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (90.38%) SQL
3 41 (78.85%) C#
4 40 (76.92%) SQL Server
5 32 (61.54%) WinForms
6 30 (57.69%) HTML
7 29 (55.77%) MVC
8 26 (50.00%) CSS
9 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET
10 21 (40.38%) SOAP
10 21 (40.38%) Web Services
10 21 (40.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (36.54%) Windows
12 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
12 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
13 17 (32.69%) CMS
13 17 (32.69%) Umbraco
13 17 (32.69%) LINQ
13 17 (32.69%) jQuery
13 17 (32.69%) REST
13 17 (32.69%) Razor View Engine
14 15 (28.85%) Web Application Development
14 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (28.85%) VB
15 14 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (23.08%) SDLC
17 10 (19.23%) Crystal Reports
18 9 (17.31%) Scrum
19 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 7 (13.46%) TDD

VB.NET
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 17 (32.69%) CMS
1 17 (32.69%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (19.23%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MSTest
1 5 (9.62%) NUnit
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.62%) Music Industry
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (100.00%) Developer
2 44 (84.62%) .NET Developer
3 19 (36.54%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (36.54%) C# Developer
4 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 17 (32.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 17 (32.69%) VB.NET Developer
5 15 (28.85%) .NET Applications Developer
5 15 (28.85%) .NET Web Applications Developer
5 15 (28.85%) .NET Web Developer
5 15 (28.85%) Applications Developer
5 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
5 15 (28.85%) C# Application Developer
5 15 (28.85%) C# Web Applications Developer
5 15 (28.85%) C# Web Developer
5 15 (28.85%) Web Applications Developer
5 15 (28.85%) Web Developer
6 14 (26.92%) Software Developer
7 11 (21.15%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (61.54%) WinForms
3 30 (57.69%) HTML
4 26 (50.00%) CSS
5 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET
6 21 (40.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (40.38%) SOAP
6 21 (40.38%) Web Services
7 17 (32.69%) jQuery
7 17 (32.69%) LINQ
7 17 (32.69%) Razor View Engine
7 17 (32.69%) REST
8 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (9.62%) Ninject
9 5 (9.62%) Spring.NET
9 5 (9.62%) WPF
10 4 (7.69%) WCF
10 4 (7.69%) WSDL
10 4 (7.69%) XML
10 4 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) MVC
2 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Web Application Development
3 12 (23.08%) SDLC
4 9 (17.31%) Scrum
5 7 (13.46%) TDD
6 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.62%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (9.62%) Kanban
6 5 (9.62%) MVVM
7 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.85%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (3.85%) SOLID
8 2 (3.85%) Web Development
9 1 (1.92%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (1.92%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) SQL
2 41 (78.85%) C#
3 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 15 (28.85%) VB
5 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle