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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.26% 3.10% 13.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 6.45% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 16
Average salary £34,250 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £30,000 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
102 62 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 64.15% 48.06% 63.08%
Number of salaries quoted 73 53 74
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree