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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 131 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 59 81 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.43% 2.17% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 3.59% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 46 54 79
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2287 2256 2381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.58% 60.34% 62.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1956 1989 2179
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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
Wigan 0 6 £25,000 -16.66%
Salford -1 5 £18,000 - 1
Stockport -3 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Bolton +11 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Cheadle +9 1 - - 1
Altrincham -6 1 £30,000 -17.80%
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 65 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 59 (62.11%) .NET
3 54 (56.84%) C#
4 52 (54.74%) SQL
5 39 (41.05%) Finance
6 38 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 35 (36.84%) Windows
8 34 (35.79%) XML
9 31 (32.63%) MS Excel
10 30 (31.58%) ASP.NET
11 27 (28.42%) T-SQL
12 24 (25.26%) HTML
13 22 (23.16%) Degree
14 21 (22.11%) VB.NET
14 21 (22.11%) VB6
15 19 (20.00%) CSS
16 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (16.84%) MVC
17 16 (16.84%) MS Office
17 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
18 15 (15.79%) VBA
18 15 (15.79%) LINQ
19 14 (14.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 13 (13.68%) Scrum
20 13 (13.68%) Web Services
20 13 (13.68%) HP
20 13 (13.68%) HP Quality Center
21 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
21 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.32%) SAS
3 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.21%) CMS
4 2 (2.11%) MODX
5 1 (1.05%) Documentum
Applications
1 31 (32.63%) MS Excel
2 16 (16.84%) MS Office
3 6 (6.32%) SPSS
4 2 (2.11%) MS Project
5 1 (1.05%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.05%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Wireless
1 1 (1.05%) Firewall
1 1 (1.05%) Internet
1 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.21%) Big Data
5 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.21%) DB2
6 3 (3.16%) MS Access
6 3 (3.16%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.11%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.05%) MySQL
8 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.21%) Subversion
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (41.05%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Retail
4 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.11%) Advertising
5 2 (2.11%) Billing
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (53.68%) Developer
2 31 (32.63%) Analyst
3 29 (30.53%) .NET Developer
4 15 (15.79%) Applications Developer
5 13 (13.68%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (7.37%) Programmer
6 7 (7.37%) Applications Support
6 7 (7.37%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) SQL Programmer
7 6 (6.32%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (5.26%) VB Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Systems Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.21%) .NET Applications Developer
9 4 (4.21%) MI Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) Tester
9 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (62.11%) .NET
2 34 (35.79%) XML
3 30 (31.58%) ASP.NET
4 24 (25.26%) HTML
5 19 (20.00%) CSS
6 15 (15.79%) LINQ
7 13 (13.68%) Web Services
8 10 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 10 (10.53%) WPF
9 9 (9.47%) XSL
10 7 (7.37%) jQuery
11 6 (6.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (6.32%) SOAP
12 5 (5.26%) WinForms
12 5 (5.26%) DHTML
12 5 (5.26%) NHibernate
13 1 (1.05%) EDIFACT
13 1 (1.05%) Classic ASP
13 1 (1.05%) JSP
13 1 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.32%) FMCG
5 2 (2.11%) Statistics
6 1 (1.05%) GIS
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) PDA
6 1 (1.05%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.84%) Windows
2 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.05%) UNIX
3 1 (1.05%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.84%) MVC
3 13 (13.68%) Scrum
4 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce
4 12 (12.63%) ERP
5 11 (11.58%) PRINCE2
5 11 (11.58%) Web Development
5 11 (11.58%) Software Testing
6 10 (10.53%) OO
6 10 (10.53%) ITIL
6 10 (10.53%) TDD
7 9 (9.47%) Project Management
8 8 (8.42%) Time Management
9 6 (6.32%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.32%) Change Management
9 6 (6.32%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.26%) OOD
10 5 (5.26%) UML
10 5 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (56.84%) C#
2 52 (54.74%) SQL
3 27 (28.42%) T-SQL
4 21 (22.11%) VB.NET
4 21 (22.11%) VB6
5 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
6 15 (15.79%) VBA
7 7 (7.37%) VBScript
8 5 (5.26%) Java
9 3 (3.16%) C++
9 3 (3.16%) PHP
10 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.05%) C
11 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Degree
2 9 (9.47%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.21%) CIMA
3 4 (4.21%) ACCA
4 2 (2.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (13.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.68%) HP
3 6 (6.32%) SYSPRO
4 2 (2.11%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.11%) SAP
5 1 (1.05%) Sophos
5 1 (1.05%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.05%) Mitel
5 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.05%) Sybase
5 1 (1.05%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.05%) Progress
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco
5 1 (1.05%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Salford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £14000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago