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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 162 127 152
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +25
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 63 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 1.74% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 3.27% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 61 36
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £20,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £47,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1839 1929 2273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 53.09% 53.29% 57.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1687 1977
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 April 2016.

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 April 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
(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
Bury - 7 £35,000 -
Stockport +3 2 £30,500 +1.66%
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 36 (59.02%) .NET
2 35 (57.38%) C#
3 33 (54.10%) SQL
4 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
5 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
6 22 (36.07%) Windows
6 22 (36.07%) MS Excel
7 15 (24.59%) T-SQL
7 15 (24.59%) Degree
8 13 (21.31%) VMware
8 13 (21.31%) VB6
9 12 (19.67%) VB.NET
9 12 (19.67%) Java
10 11 (18.03%) C++
10 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
10 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
10 11 (18.03%) Back Office
10 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
11 10 (16.39%) NoSQL
11 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (16.39%) HP
11 10 (16.39%) Cisco
12 9 (14.75%) VBScript
12 9 (14.75%) WinForms
12 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
12 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (14.75%) High Availability
13 8 (13.11%) QA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) IIS
3 3 (4.92%) Node.js
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (36.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) DDNS
1 6 (9.84%) DHCP
1 6 (9.84%) IPsec
1 6 (9.84%) LAN
1 6 (9.84%) SAN
1 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
1 6 (9.84%) VPN
1 6 (9.84%) WAN
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) NoSQL
3 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
4 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (8.20%) MySQL
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.56%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.28%) MS Access
8 2 (3.28%) QlikView
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) NUnit
4 1 (1.64%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Moq
4 1 (1.64%) MSTest
4 1 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 11 (18.03%) Back Office
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 5 (8.20%) Games
4 3 (4.92%) Music Industry
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Server Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Server Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.20%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.56%) Automation Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Games Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Software Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (59.02%) .NET
2 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
2 9 (14.75%) WinForms
3 8 (13.11%) XML
4 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
4 7 (11.48%) HTML
5 4 (6.56%) RESTful
5 4 (6.56%) WCF
6 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.92%) Code First Entity Framework
6 3 (4.92%) Entity Framework
6 3 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.64%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (1.64%) Ninject
7 1 (1.64%) Spring.NET
7 1 (1.64%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) HP StoreVirtual
1 6 (9.84%) RSA SecurID
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.56%) Driving Licence
2 4 (6.56%) Online Games
3 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.64%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
2 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) Linux
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.92%) Android
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) High Availability
2 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (9.84%) OO
2 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
3 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.20%) MVC
4 4 (6.56%) Change Control
4 4 (6.56%) CRM
4 4 (6.56%) OOP
4 4 (6.56%) Performance Testing
4 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.56%) Software Licensing
4 4 (6.56%) TDD
4 4 (6.56%) Web Development
5 3 (4.92%) BDD
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.92%) Robotic Automation
5 3 (4.92%) Robotic Process Automation
5 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (4.92%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) C#
2 33 (54.10%) SQL
3 15 (24.59%) T-SQL
4 13 (21.31%) VB6
5 12 (19.67%) Java
5 12 (19.67%) VB.NET
6 11 (18.03%) C++
7 9 (14.75%) VBScript
8 7 (11.48%) C
9 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
10 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.92%) Ruby
12 2 (3.28%) VBA
13 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) MCITP
2 6 (9.84%) MCSA
2 6 (9.84%) MCSE
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (6.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 3 (4.92%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) VMware
3 10 (16.39%) Cisco
3 10 (16.39%) HP
4 6 (9.84%) 3PAR
5 4 (6.56%) Blue Prism
5 4 (6.56%) Intel Security
5 4 (6.56%) Sophos
5 4 (6.56%) Veeam
6 2 (3.28%) Dynatrace
6 2 (3.28%) Epicor
6 2 (3.28%) NetSuite
6 2 (3.28%) Sage
6 2 (3.28%) SYSPRO
7 1 (1.64%) Avaya
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago