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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 22
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - - 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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
50 103 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 59.52% 70.55% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 98 43
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £37,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft