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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 26 21 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.41% 3.45% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.79% 5.66% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
91 53 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 61.49% 60.92% 73.18%
Number of salaries quoted 86 52 126
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,000 £40,000
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 10 December 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Advertising
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) VB6
2 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 9 (90.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (90.00%) SDLC
3 7 (70.00%) iSeries
3 7 (70.00%) RESTful
3 7 (70.00%) Ajax
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (70.00%) AS400
3 7 (70.00%) Mainframe
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System

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 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (90.00%) Relational Database
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (90.00%) Advertising
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
1 7 (70.00%) .NET Programmer
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 7 (70.00%) C# Programmer
1 7 (70.00%) Programmer
1 7 (70.00%) VB Analyst Programmer
1 7 (70.00%) VB Programmer
1 7 (70.00%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
1 7 (70.00%) VB6 Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) Ajax
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) RESTful
3 7 (70.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) AS400
1 7 (70.00%) iSeries
1 7 (70.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOD
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft