The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 161 129 152
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +23
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 47 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 1.42% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 2.62% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20 43 33
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £25,400 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
1892 1794 2190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.39% 54.07% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 1552 1877
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Manchester

VB
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury - 4 £34,375 -
Stockport -6 1 £32,500 -7.14%
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VB.

1 41 (70.69%) .NET
2 39 (67.24%) C#
3 34 (58.62%) SQL Server
4 31 (53.45%) SQL
5 22 (37.93%) Windows
6 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
6 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
7 17 (29.31%) VB.NET
8 15 (25.86%) T-SQL
9 14 (24.14%) VB6
10 13 (22.41%) WinForms
11 12 (20.69%) Degree
12 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
12 11 (18.97%) Back Office
12 11 (18.97%) Java
13 10 (17.24%) C++
13 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
13 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
13 10 (17.24%) Cisco
13 10 (17.24%) VMware
13 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
14 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
14 9 (15.52%) High Availability
14 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
14 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.34%) IIS
3 3 (5.17%) Node.js
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.45%) MS Office
4 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) DDNS
1 6 (10.34%) DHCP
1 6 (10.34%) IPsec
1 6 (10.34%) LAN
1 6 (10.34%) SAN
1 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
1 6 (10.34%) VPN
1 6 (10.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
4 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
4 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (12.07%) RDBMS
7 5 (8.62%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (5.17%) MS Access
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.45%) MySQL
9 2 (3.45%) QlikView
9 2 (3.45%) SAP BI
10 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.72%) Essbase
10 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (10.34%) NUnit
2 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.62%) Moq
3 5 (8.62%) MSTest
3 5 (8.62%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.72%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) JUnit
General
1 11 (18.97%) Back Office
2 5 (8.62%) Games
2 5 (8.62%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Music Industry
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) .NET Developer
3 14 (24.14%) Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Server Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Server Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Automation Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Games Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) QA Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (5.17%) Software Development Team Leader
8 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.17%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (70.69%) .NET
2 13 (22.41%) WinForms
3 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
4 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
5 6 (10.34%) HTML
6 5 (8.62%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (8.62%) Ninject
6 5 (8.62%) Spring.NET
6 5 (8.62%) Unity DI Container
6 5 (8.62%) WPF
6 5 (8.62%) XML
7 4 (6.90%) CSS
7 4 (6.90%) RESTful
7 4 (6.90%) WCF
8 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.17%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) HP StoreVirtual
1 6 (10.34%) RSA SecurID
2 5 (8.62%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Online Games
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.45%) iPad
5 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.17%) Android
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (15.52%) High Availability
2 8 (13.79%) TDD
3 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.62%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (8.62%) Kanban
4 5 (8.62%) MVC
4 5 (8.62%) MVVM
4 5 (8.62%) OO
4 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
4 5 (8.62%) Scrum
5 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.90%) Change Control
5 4 (6.90%) OOP
5 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.90%) Software Licensing
5 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (67.24%) C#
2 31 (53.45%) SQL
3 17 (29.31%) VB.NET
4 15 (25.86%) T-SQL
5 14 (24.14%) VB6
6 11 (18.97%) Java
7 10 (17.24%) C++
8 9 (15.52%) VBScript
9 8 (13.79%) C
9 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
10 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
11 3 (5.17%) Ruby
11 3 (5.17%) VBA
12 2 (3.45%) PHP
13 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.34%) MCITP
3 6 (10.34%) MCSA
3 6 (10.34%) MCSE
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB
5 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Cisco
2 10 (17.24%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) 3PAR
3 6 (10.34%) HP
4 4 (6.90%) Blue Prism
4 4 (6.90%) Intel Security
4 4 (6.90%) Sophos
4 4 (6.90%) Veeam
5 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) Tableau
6 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + strong benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago