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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 151 156 102
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -54
Permanent jobs citing VB 29 35 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 0.87% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 1.57% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 72
Average salary £35,250 £32,873 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.23% -6.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £24,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,650 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
1816 2235 2494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 50.68% 55.86% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1903 2223
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
Stockport - 7 £35,000 - 1
Altrincham - 3 £40,000 -
Bolton +6 1 £32,500 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £25,000 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 64 (69.57%) .NET
2 57 (61.96%) C#
3 53 (57.61%) SQL
4 43 (46.74%) SQL Server
5 42 (45.65%) ASP.NET
6 39 (42.39%) Windows
7 36 (39.13%) HTML
8 31 (33.70%) JavaScript
8 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
9 29 (31.52%) XML
10 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (25.00%) VB.NET
11 21 (22.83%) CSS
12 19 (20.65%) Active Directory
13 16 (17.39%) IIS
13 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (16.30%) jQuery
14 15 (16.30%) MS Office
14 15 (16.30%) DHCP
15 14 (15.22%) Classic ASP
15 14 (15.22%) T-SQL
15 14 (15.22%) Retail
15 14 (15.22%) Mobile App
16 13 (14.13%) Java
16 13 (14.13%) ERP
17 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
17 12 (13.04%) MySQL
17 12 (13.04%) Finance
17 12 (13.04%) DNS
17 12 (13.04%) SAN

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 16 (17.39%) IIS
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.35%) OpenEdge
4 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.17%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.17%) Drupal
5 2 (2.17%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.17%) WordPress
6 1 (1.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (16.30%) MS Office
2 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) Office 365
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) DHCP
2 12 (13.04%) DNS
2 12 (13.04%) SAN
3 11 (11.96%) TCP/IP
4 9 (9.78%) VoIP
5 8 (8.70%) WAN
5 8 (8.70%) VPN
6 6 (6.52%) Intranet
7 5 (5.43%) MPLS
7 5 (5.43%) BGP
7 5 (5.43%) PSTN
7 5 (5.43%) WLAN
7 5 (5.43%) ISDN
7 5 (5.43%) VPLS
8 4 (4.35%) Wireless
9 3 (3.26%) IPsec
9 3 (3.26%) LAN
9 3 (3.26%) HTTP
9 3 (3.26%) DDNS
9 3 (3.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (46.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (13.04%) MySQL
4 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
6 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (5.43%) RDBMS
10 4 (4.35%) QlikView
10 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
12 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
13 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.09%) MS Access
13 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.26%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.17%) JIRA
3 2 (2.17%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.09%) MSTest
4 1 (1.09%) Moq
4 1 (1.09%) NUnit
General
1 14 (15.22%) Retail
2 12 (13.04%) Finance
3 11 (11.96%) Back Office
4 4 (4.35%) Law
5 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.26%) Advertising
6 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (46.74%) Developer
2 25 (27.17%) .NET Developer
3 19 (20.65%) Analyst
4 11 (11.96%) C# Developer
4 11 (11.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (10.87%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) C# Web Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.52%) IT Support
9 5 (5.43%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (5.43%) Programmer
9 5 (5.43%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.43%) Junior
9 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (69.57%) .NET
2 42 (45.65%) ASP.NET
3 36 (39.13%) HTML
4 29 (31.52%) XML
5 21 (22.83%) CSS
6 15 (16.30%) jQuery
7 14 (15.22%) Classic ASP
8 11 (11.96%) Ajax
8 11 (11.96%) LINQ
8 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (10.87%) COM
10 9 (9.78%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (9.78%) XHTML
11 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
11 5 (5.43%) WinForms
12 4 (4.35%) HTML5
12 4 (4.35%) EDI
13 3 (3.26%) XSL
13 3 (3.26%) ODBC
13 3 (3.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.35%) NHS
5 3 (3.26%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.17%) Social Media
7 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.09%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 39 (42.39%) Windows
2 11 (11.96%) Android
3 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.52%) Linux
5 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.35%) UNIX
8 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.13%) ERP
3 12 (13.04%) Scrum
4 11 (11.96%) Coaching
5 10 (10.87%) TDD
5 10 (10.87%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.78%) Pair Programming
6 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
6 9 (9.78%) Unit Testing
6 9 (9.78%) Open Source
7 8 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.70%) Web Development
7 8 (8.70%) ITIL
8 7 (7.61%) CRM
9 6 (6.52%) Process Management
9 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.43%) Project Management
10 5 (5.43%) Migration
10 5 (5.43%) SDLC
11 4 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.96%) C#
2 53 (57.61%) SQL
3 31 (33.70%) JavaScript
4 23 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 14 (15.22%) T-SQL
6 13 (14.13%) Java
7 10 (10.87%) C++
7 10 (10.87%) VB6
7 10 (10.87%) Ruby
8 9 (9.78%) PowerShell
8 9 (9.78%) VBScript
9 6 (6.52%) C
10 5 (5.43%) VBA
11 4 (4.35%) Progress 4GL
12 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.09%) VC++
13 1 (1.09%) Python
13 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) CCNA
2 6 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.43%) CCNP
4 4 (4.35%) ISEB
5 3 (3.26%) MCSA
5 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.26%) MCITP
6 2 (2.17%) MCP
6 2 (2.17%) MCSD
6 2 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 19 (20.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.52%) XenApp
4 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.35%) XenServer
5 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) WSUS
3 1 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.96%) Oracle
3 10 (10.87%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (8.70%) Cisco
4 8 (8.70%) Citrix
4 8 (8.70%) VMware
5 7 (7.61%) HP
6 5 (5.43%) SYSPRO
7 4 (4.35%) Capita
8 3 (3.26%) Sophos
9 2 (2.17%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.17%) Trapeze
9 2 (2.17%) Facebook
9 2 (2.17%) Twitter
9 2 (2.17%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.17%) Siemens
10 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.09%) NetApp
10 1 (1.09%) Symantec
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + bens + flexi-time
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 22 days ago