The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 22 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.37% - 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% - 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
VB
Lancashire

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
51 75 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 69.86% 63.56% 70.31%
Number of salaries quoted 44 69 86
Average salary £30,750 £30,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.81% -22.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) VB6
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WF
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) iSeries
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) VB Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) VB6 Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) WF
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB6
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft