The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 22 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.01% 8.03% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 14.10% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 1
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
68 78 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 51.13% 56.93% 58.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57 67 60
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Lancashire

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 16 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) Billing
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) VB6 Developer
2 3 (75.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft