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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West / Manchester
Rank 153 138 140
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 46 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.25% 1.28% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 2.62% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 45
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
2214 1564 2012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 60.34% 48.94% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1940 1353 1812
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Oldham - 13 £22,000 - 2
Bury - 5 £37,500 - 1
Stockport +8 1 £36,000 +30.90% 2
Bolton -17 1 £45,000 +42.85%
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 60 (68.97%) .NET
2 54 (62.07%) C#
3 49 (56.32%) SQL Server
4 40 (45.98%) Windows
5 39 (44.83%) VB.NET
6 36 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (39.08%) TDD
7 34 (39.08%) WinForms
8 33 (37.93%) SQL Server 2014
9 29 (33.33%) Marketing
9 29 (33.33%) WPF
10 28 (32.18%) NUnit
10 28 (32.18%) Scrum
10 28 (32.18%) Castle Windsor
10 28 (32.18%) Ninject
10 28 (32.18%) Unity DI Container
10 28 (32.18%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (32.18%) Kanban
10 28 (32.18%) Spring.NET
10 28 (32.18%) Dependency Injection
10 28 (32.18%) Inversion of Control
10 28 (32.18%) MSTest
10 28 (32.18%) MVVM
10 28 (32.18%) Rhino Mocks
10 28 (32.18%) Moq
11 25 (28.74%) Degree
12 24 (27.59%) SQL
13 21 (24.14%) HTML
14 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
15 12 (13.79%) T-SQL

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 (11.49%) IIS
1 10 (11.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) DDNS
1 10 (11.49%) DHCP
1 10 (11.49%) IPsec
1 10 (11.49%) LAN
1 10 (11.49%) SAN
1 10 (11.49%) TCP/IP
1 10 (11.49%) VPN
1 10 (11.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (56.32%) SQL Server
2 33 (37.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (12.64%) MySQL
4 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.45%) MS Access
6 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (32.18%) Moq
1 28 (32.18%) MSTest
1 28 (32.18%) NUnit
1 28 (32.18%) Rhino Mocks
2 12 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.30%) MorphX
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 29 (33.33%) Marketing
2 10 (11.49%) Electronics
3 7 (8.05%) Law
3 7 (8.05%) Legal
4 6 (6.90%) Finance
5 3 (3.45%) Back Office
6 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (63.22%) Developer
2 40 (45.98%) .NET Developer
3 29 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 15 (17.24%) Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Graduate
5 10 (11.49%) Server Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Server Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) VB Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.75%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Graduate SQL Developer
9 4 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (68.97%) .NET
2 34 (39.08%) WinForms
3 29 (33.33%) WPF
4 28 (32.18%) Castle Windsor
4 28 (32.18%) Ninject
4 28 (32.18%) Spring.NET
4 28 (32.18%) Unity DI Container
5 21 (24.14%) HTML
6 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (6.90%) CSS
8 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (5.75%) jQuery
8 5 (5.75%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (5.75%) RESTful
8 5 (5.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (5.75%) XML
9 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.18%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (11.49%) HP StoreVirtual
2 10 (11.49%) RSA SecurID
3 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.75%) iPad
3 5 (5.75%) Tandem
4 4 (4.60%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.98%) Windows
2 10 (11.49%) Windows Server
2 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.60%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.08%) TDD
3 28 (32.18%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (32.18%) Dependency Injection
3 28 (32.18%) Kanban
3 28 (32.18%) MVVM
3 28 (32.18%) Scrum
4 11 (12.64%) Software Engineering
5 10 (11.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (11.49%) High Availability
6 9 (10.34%) Feasibility Study
6 9 (10.34%) MVC
6 9 (10.34%) Validation
7 6 (6.90%) Case Management
8 5 (5.75%) BDD
8 5 (5.75%) Web Application Development
9 4 (4.60%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.60%) Web Development
10 3 (3.45%) ERP
11 2 (2.30%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 54 (62.07%) C#
2 39 (44.83%) VB.NET
3 24 (27.59%) SQL
4 12 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 11 (12.64%) PHP
5 11 (12.64%) VB6
6 10 (11.49%) C
6 10 (11.49%) C++
6 10 (11.49%) Embedded C
6 10 (11.49%) VBScript
7 5 (5.75%) Embedded C++
7 5 (5.75%) IronPython
7 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.75%) Python
8 3 (3.45%) Java
8 3 (3.45%) VBA
9 2 (2.30%) Delphi
9 2 (2.30%) X++
Qualifications
1 25 (28.74%) Degree
2 10 (11.49%) MCITP
2 10 (11.49%) MCSA
2 10 (11.49%) MCSE
2 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (11.49%) Active Directory
1 10 (11.49%) Firmware
1 10 (11.49%) Hyper-V
1 10 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) 3PAR
2 10 (11.49%) Cisco
2 10 (11.49%) HP
2 10 (11.49%) VMware
3 1 (1.15%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.15%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Chroma Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Market-leading
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago