The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 25 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 4.55% 1.37% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 1.96% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -

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

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
84 51 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 63.64% 69.86% 70.07%
Number of salaries quoted 78 47 90
Median salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

VB
Salary Trend in Preston

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

VB Salary Trend in Preston

VB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Preston region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) AS400
3 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) SOAP
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) VB6
3 8 (80.00%) Ajax
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (80.00%) WCF
3 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 8 (80.00%) Advertising
3 8 (80.00%) iSeries
3 8 (80.00%) RESTful
3 8 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (80.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) RDBMS
2 8 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (80.00%) Advertising
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
1 8 (80.00%) .NET Programmer
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 8 (80.00%) C# Programmer
1 8 (80.00%) Programmer
1 8 (80.00%) VB Analyst Programmer
1 8 (80.00%) VB Programmer
1 8 (80.00%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
1 8 (80.00%) VB6 Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) Ajax
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) RESTful
2 8 (80.00%) SOAP
2 8 (80.00%) WCF
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) AS400
1 8 (80.00%) iSeries
1 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft