The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 144 100 56
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -44
Permanent jobs citing VB 37 91 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 2.21% 4.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 3.65% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 34 72 136
Average salary £34,123 £35,000 £30,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +16.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,650 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2232 2493 2344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.59% 60.54% 61.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1904 2221 2139
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
North West

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 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 29 July 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
Bolton -6 1 - -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 54 (72.97%) SQL
2 53 (71.62%) C#
3 51 (68.92%) .NET
4 43 (58.11%) SQL Server
5 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
6 34 (45.95%) ASP.NET
7 33 (44.59%) XML
8 31 (41.89%) T-SQL
9 29 (39.19%) Degree
10 27 (36.49%) LINQ
11 26 (35.14%) MVC
12 24 (32.43%) TDD
12 24 (32.43%) VB.NET
13 23 (31.08%) MS Excel
13 23 (31.08%) Finance
14 22 (29.73%) Web Services
15 21 (28.38%) Client/Server
15 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
15 21 (28.38%) WPF
16 17 (22.97%) Project Management
16 17 (22.97%) Windows
17 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
18 12 (16.22%) HTML
18 12 (16.22%) E-Commerce
19 11 (14.86%) CSS
19 11 (14.86%) Scrum
20 10 (13.51%) Software Testing
20 10 (13.51%) MS Office
21 9 (12.16%) Visual Studio
21 9 (12.16%) HP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.41%) SAS
2 3 (4.05%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (31.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.51%) MS Office
3 4 (5.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (58.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) MS Access
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) MySQL
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.35%) BODI
5 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.41%) Subversion
3 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (31.08%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Billing
3 2 (2.70%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (52.70%) Developer
2 29 (39.19%) .NET Developer
3 20 (27.03%) Analyst
4 11 (14.86%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Tester
7 4 (5.41%) Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Report Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Administrator
9 2 (2.70%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.70%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (2.70%) Data Administrator
9 2 (2.70%) PeopleSoft Support
9 2 (2.70%) MI Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (68.92%) .NET
2 34 (45.95%) ASP.NET
3 33 (44.59%) XML
4 27 (36.49%) LINQ
5 22 (29.73%) Web Services
6 21 (28.38%) WPF
7 12 (16.22%) HTML
8 11 (14.86%) CSS
9 6 (8.11%) jQuery
9 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.41%) NHibernate
10 4 (5.41%) SOAP
10 4 (5.41%) XSL
10 4 (5.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (4.05%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (2.70%) HTML5
12 2 (2.70%) XSLT
12 2 (2.70%) XHTML
12 2 (2.70%) CSS3
13 1 (1.35%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Client/Server
1 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) MVC
2 24 (32.43%) TDD
3 17 (22.97%) Project Management
4 12 (16.22%) E-Commerce
5 11 (14.86%) Scrum
6 10 (13.51%) Software Testing
7 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.46%) Time Management
7 7 (9.46%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.76%) Change Management
8 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.41%) ITIL
9 4 (5.41%) ERP
9 4 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (4.05%) CRM
11 2 (2.70%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.70%) E-Procurement
11 2 (2.70%) Web Development
11 2 (2.70%) Load Testing
11 2 (2.70%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.97%) SQL
2 53 (71.62%) C#
3 31 (41.89%) T-SQL
4 24 (32.43%) VB.NET
5 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.11%) VBA
6 6 (8.11%) VBScript
7 3 (4.05%) Java
7 3 (4.05%) VB6
7 3 (4.05%) Ruby
8 2 (2.70%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (39.19%) Degree
2 8 (10.81%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.11%) ACCA
3 6 (8.11%) CIMA
4 3 (4.05%) ISEB
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.35%) MCSA
5 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) HP
3 4 (5.41%) SYSPRO
4 2 (2.70%) Ektron
4 2 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
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