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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 22 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.85% 2.05% 5.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.80% 3.75% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £37,500 £26,322
10% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £39,500 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
69 80 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 66.35% 54.79% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 57 60 66
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,625 £27,500 £26,570
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) VB6
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) WF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Junior
3 2 (40.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) WF
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (20.00%) WinForms
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) VB6
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
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