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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 133 98 87
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 61 81 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.45% 2.13% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.66% 3.49% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 48 59 88
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -0.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £26,250 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
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
2293 2324 2336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 54.52% 61.08% 60.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 2059 2160
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -14 5 £25,000 -16.66%
Salford - 4 £18,000 -
Cheadle +8 2 £32,500 +3.17% 2
Bolton +6 1 £37,500 +41.50% 2
Altrincham -3 1 £30,000 -16.66%
Stockport -8 1 - -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 69 (69.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (65.00%) .NET
3 60 (60.00%) C#
4 56 (56.00%) SQL
5 40 (40.00%) Windows
6 37 (37.00%) Finance
7 34 (34.00%) Microsoft
8 33 (33.00%) ASP.NET
9 30 (30.00%) XML
9 30 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 28 (28.00%) HTML
11 25 (25.00%) T-SQL
12 23 (23.00%) CSS
12 23 (23.00%) VB6
13 21 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (21.00%) VB.NET
14 20 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 18 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (17.00%) Degree
16 17 (17.00%) VBA
17 16 (16.00%) MS Office
17 16 (16.00%) OO
18 14 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (14.00%) Web Services
19 13 (13.00%) Crystal Reports
19 13 (13.00%) Scrum
19 13 (13.00%) Web Development
19 13 (13.00%) .NET Framework
20 12 (12.00%) HP Quality Center

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (6.00%) SAS
4 4 (4.00%) CMS
5 2 (2.00%) Documentum
5 2 (2.00%) MODX
6 1 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (16.00%) MS Office
3 6 (6.00%) SPSS
4 2 (2.00%) AutoCAD
4 2 (2.00%) Revit
4 2 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) Firewall
1 2 (2.00%) Wireless
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (69.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (13.00%) Crystal Reports
4 12 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.00%) DB2
6 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.00%) Big Data
7 3 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.00%) MS Access
7 3 (3.00%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.00%) MySQL
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.00%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.00%) DataEase
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.00%) Subversion
2 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.00%) MSTest
3 1 (1.00%) Moq
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.00%) NUnit
General
1 37 (37.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Banking
3 7 (7.00%) Retail
4 6 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (56.00%) Developer
2 31 (31.00%) Analyst
3 28 (28.00%) .NET Developer
4 20 (20.00%) Applications Developer
5 12 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 11 (11.00%) Applications Support
7 7 (7.00%) Data Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (7.00%) Support Technician
7 7 (7.00%) Programmer
8 6 (6.00%) Systems Developer
8 6 (6.00%) SQL Programmer
9 5 (5.00%) MI Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (5.00%) VB Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.00%) .NET Applications Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (65.00%) .NET
2 33 (33.00%) ASP.NET
3 30 (30.00%) XML
4 28 (28.00%) HTML
5 23 (23.00%) CSS
6 14 (14.00%) Web Services
7 13 (13.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (9.00%) XSL
8 9 (9.00%) LINQ
9 6 (6.00%) WPF
9 6 (6.00%) WinForms
9 6 (6.00%) DHTML
10 5 (5.00%) jQuery
11 4 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (4.00%) SOAP
12 3 (3.00%) NHibernate
13 1 (1.00%) CSS3
13 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (1.00%) HTML5
13 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) FMCG
2 6 (6.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) LLPG
4 2 (2.00%) GIS
4 2 (2.00%) Statistics
5 1 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.00%) PDA
5 1 (1.00%) EFT
5 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.00%) OO
3 14 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (13.00%) Scrum
4 13 (13.00%) Web Development
5 12 (12.00%) MVC
5 12 (12.00%) ERP
6 11 (11.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (8.00%) TDD
8 8 (8.00%) ITIL
9 7 (7.00%) OOD
10 6 (6.00%) UML
10 6 (6.00%) Change Management
10 6 (6.00%) Time Management
10 6 (6.00%) Web Application Development
11 4 (4.00%) Asset Management
12 3 (3.00%) Software Engineering
12 3 (3.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.00%) C#
2 56 (56.00%) SQL
3 25 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 23 (23.00%) VB6
5 21 (21.00%) VB.NET
6 20 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (17.00%) VBA
8 7 (7.00%) VBScript
9 6 (6.00%) Java
10 4 (4.00%) C++
10 4 (4.00%) PHP
11 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Degree
2 9 (9.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.00%) HP
3 6 (6.00%) SYSPRO
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco
4 2 (2.00%) Autodesk
4 2 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (1.00%) Progress
5 1 (1.00%) Sybase
5 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.00%) Sophos
5 1 (1.00%) Mitel
5 1 (1.00%) IBM
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Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £33,333 per annum Rising to £38,887 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £26000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Package
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Manchester
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Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
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Manchester
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Manchester
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