The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 139 138 133
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 37 58 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.14% 1.44% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 2.83% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34 53 43
Average salary £34,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,200 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
VB
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1643 2046 2309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 50.57% 50.91% 61.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1846 2069
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VB
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

VB Salary Trend in Manchester

VB
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Manchester

VB
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 3 £28,500 -
Bolton +14 2 £31,500 -0.78%
Bury - 2 £34,375 - 1
Stockport -2 1 £27,500 -20.28%
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 36 (52.94%) C#
2 35 (51.47%) SQL
3 33 (48.53%) .NET
4 29 (42.65%) SQL Server
5 25 (36.76%) Windows
6 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
8 16 (23.53%) HP
9 14 (20.59%) T-SQL
9 14 (20.59%) VMware
9 14 (20.59%) Degree
10 13 (19.12%) Web Development
10 13 (19.12%) Back Office
10 13 (19.12%) Finance
11 12 (17.65%) HTML
11 12 (17.65%) VB.NET
11 12 (17.65%) VB6
12 11 (16.18%) Java
12 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
13 10 (14.71%) MySQL
13 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (13.24%) C++
14 9 (13.24%) XML
14 9 (13.24%) Linux
14 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
14 9 (13.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
15 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (11.76%) Windows Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) DDNS
1 5 (7.35%) DHCP
1 5 (7.35%) IPsec
1 5 (7.35%) LAN
1 5 (7.35%) SAN
1 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.35%) VPN
1 5 (7.35%) WAN
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
3 10 (14.71%) MySQL
4 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (10.29%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
5 7 (10.29%) RDBMS
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.94%) QlikView
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.47%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) JUnit
3 1 (1.47%) NUnit
General
1 13 (19.12%) Back Office
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Banking
2 5 (7.35%) Games
3 2 (2.94%) Legal
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Consultant
4 9 (13.24%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (8.82%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.35%) Monitoring Specialist
7 5 (7.35%) Server Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Data Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Data Migration Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Games Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) VB Developer
8 4 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) .NET
2 12 (17.65%) HTML
3 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.24%) XML
4 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 8 (11.76%) WinForms
5 6 (8.82%) WCF
6 4 (5.88%) WPF
7 2 (2.94%) Ajax
7 2 (2.94%) CSS
7 2 (2.94%) RESTful
7 2 (2.94%) Silverlight
7 2 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) User Experience
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.35%) HP StoreVirtual
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.88%) Online Games
4 1 (1.47%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.76%) Windows
2 9 (13.24%) Linux
3 8 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.35%) Android
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Web Development
2 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.82%) CRM
4 6 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.35%) High Availability
5 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.35%) Migration
6 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.88%) ERP
6 4 (5.88%) ITIL
6 4 (5.88%) Logistics
6 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.88%) MVC
6 4 (5.88%) MVVM
6 4 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Human Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) C#
2 35 (51.47%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) T-SQL
4 12 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 12 (17.65%) VB6
5 11 (16.18%) Java
6 9 (13.24%) C++
7 7 (10.29%) VBScript
8 5 (7.35%) C
9 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.94%) PHP
9 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) MCITP
2 5 (7.35%) MCSA
2 5 (7.35%) MCSE
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 7 (10.29%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (7.35%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.53%) HP
3 14 (20.59%) VMware
4 7 (10.29%) Cisco
5 5 (7.35%) 3PAR
6 4 (5.88%) Dynatrace
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle
7 3 (4.41%) Blue Prism
7 3 (4.41%) Epicor
7 3 (4.41%) NetSuite
7 3 (4.41%) Sage
7 3 (4.41%) SYSPRO
8 2 (2.94%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.94%) Sophos
8 2 (2.94%) Veeam
9 1 (1.47%) Avaya
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