The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET 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.NET over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 22 24 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 1 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.06% 7.30% 18.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 11.49% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 19
Average salary £22,500 £30,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.22% -4.68%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB.NET
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
67 87 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 71.28% 63.50% 63.46%
Number of salaries quoted 42 81 66
Average salary £30,000 £39,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.05% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Preston region.

VB.NET Salary Trend in Preston

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) Internet

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region citing VB.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) VMware