The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 15 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston - 11.27% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 16.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Median salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 90 50 72
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 75.63% 70.42% 71.29%
Number of salaries quoted 89 46 45
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,300 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Preston

VB
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for VB in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) AS400
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) VB6
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Advertising
2 5 (83.33%) iSeries
2 5 (83.33%) RESTful
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MVC

VB
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (83.33%) Advertising
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Programmer
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst Programmer
1 5 (83.33%) C# Programmer
1 5 (83.33%) Programmer
1 5 (83.33%) VB Analyst Programmer
1 5 (83.33%) VB Programmer
1 5 (83.33%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
1 5 (83.33%) VB6 Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) RESTful
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) AS400
1 5 (83.33%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (83.33%) iSeries
1 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft