The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 23 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.37% 3.85% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.00% 5.80% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £22,500 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% -12.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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 69 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 56.18% 66.35% 54.79%
Number of salaries quoted 45 57 60
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for VB.

1 15 (93.75%) C#
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 11 (68.75%) SDLC
4 10 (62.50%) CSS
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) Web Development
5 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) VB6
6 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
7 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
7 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
7 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
8 6 (37.50%) jQuery
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
8 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
8 6 (37.50%) WCF
8 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
8 6 (37.50%) OOD
8 6 (37.50%) Web Services
8 6 (37.50%) OO
8 6 (37.50%) Advertising
8 6 (37.50%) MVC
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
2 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
3 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Advertising
3 4 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) .NET Developer
1 10 (62.50%) .NET Web Developer
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
1 10 (62.50%) Web Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (43.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Development Team Leader
4 5 (31.25%) Team Leader
5 4 (25.00%) ASP Developer
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Development Team Leader
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
8 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery Manager
8 1 (6.25%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 10 (62.50%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (37.50%) jQuery
4 6 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (37.50%) WCF
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (25.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) SDLC
2 10 (62.50%) Web Development
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (37.50%) MVC
5 6 (37.50%) OO
5 6 (37.50%) OOD
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) Time Management
8 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) VB6
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP