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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 145 146 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -58
Permanent jobs citing VB 33 36 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.98% 0.92% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 1.64% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 86
Average salary £36,209 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £24,100 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £39,750 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
1743 2190 2618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 51.98% 55.78% 61.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1852 2344
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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
Stockport - 15 £40,000 - 2
Altrincham - 2 - -
Bolton - 1 £32,500 -
Salford - 1 £47,500 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 75 (73.53%) .NET
2 65 (63.73%) C#
3 55 (53.92%) SQL
4 51 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 47 (46.08%) Windows
6 46 (45.10%) ASP.NET
7 41 (40.20%) HTML
8 35 (34.31%) JavaScript
9 33 (32.35%) Microsoft
10 32 (31.37%) XML
11 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (27.45%) VB.NET
13 26 (25.49%) CSS
14 19 (18.63%) Active Directory
14 19 (18.63%) Finance
15 16 (15.69%) IIS
15 16 (15.69%) ERP
15 16 (15.69%) jQuery
16 15 (14.71%) Scrum
16 15 (14.71%) VB6
16 15 (14.71%) DHCP
16 15 (14.71%) MS Office
17 14 (13.73%) Classic ASP
17 14 (13.73%) Retail
17 14 (13.73%) Mobile App
18 13 (12.75%) TDD
18 13 (12.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (12.75%) Java
19 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
19 12 (11.76%) OO

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 16 (15.69%) IIS
2 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.92%) OpenEdge
4 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.96%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.96%) Drupal
5 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.96%) WordPress
6 1 (0.98%) CMS
6 1 (0.98%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Office
2 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.98%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Office 365
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.71%) DHCP
2 12 (11.76%) DNS
2 12 (11.76%) SAN
3 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.82%) VoIP
5 8 (7.84%) WAN
5 8 (7.84%) VPN
6 6 (5.88%) Intranet
7 5 (4.90%) MPLS
7 5 (4.90%) BGP
7 5 (4.90%) PSTN
7 5 (4.90%) WLAN
7 5 (4.90%) ISDN
7 5 (4.90%) VPLS
8 4 (3.92%) Wireless
9 3 (2.94%) IPsec
9 3 (2.94%) LAN
9 3 (2.94%) HTTP
9 3 (2.94%) DDNS
10 2 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (10.78%) MySQL
4 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (6.86%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.90%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.92%) QlikView
9 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.98%) MS Access
11 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.94%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.94%) NUnit
2 3 (2.94%) MSTest
2 3 (2.94%) Moq
3 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.96%) JIRA
3 2 (1.96%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 14 (13.73%) Retail
3 12 (11.76%) Back Office
4 4 (3.92%) Law
4 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.92%) Advertising
5 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.96%) Automotive
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (48.04%) Developer
2 28 (27.45%) .NET Developer
3 19 (18.63%) Analyst
4 13 (12.75%) C# Developer
4 13 (12.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Web Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.84%) Programmer
6 8 (7.84%) C# Web Developer
6 8 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) IT Support
9 5 (4.90%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (4.90%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.90%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (73.53%) .NET
2 46 (45.10%) ASP.NET
3 41 (40.20%) HTML
4 32 (31.37%) XML
5 26 (25.49%) CSS
6 16 (15.69%) jQuery
7 14 (13.73%) Classic ASP
8 11 (10.78%) Ajax
8 11 (10.78%) LINQ
8 11 (10.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (9.80%) XHTML
9 10 (9.80%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (9.80%) COM
10 7 (6.86%) WinForms
11 6 (5.88%) EDI
12 5 (4.90%) .NET Framework
12 5 (4.90%) WCF
13 4 (3.92%) WPF
13 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (3.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.92%) NHS
4 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.96%) Social Media
6 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 47 (46.08%) Windows
2 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.78%) Android
4 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.88%) Linux
5 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.92%) UNIX
8 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.69%) ERP
3 15 (14.71%) Scrum
4 13 (12.75%) TDD
5 12 (11.76%) OO
5 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 12 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 12 (11.76%) Coaching
6 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
6 10 (9.80%) Pair Programming
6 10 (9.80%) Web Development
7 9 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 9 (8.82%) Open Source
8 7 (6.86%) CRM
8 7 (6.86%) ITIL
9 6 (5.88%) Process Management
9 6 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.88%) MVC
10 5 (4.90%) Project Management
10 5 (4.90%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 65 (63.73%) C#
2 55 (53.92%) SQL
3 35 (34.31%) JavaScript
4 28 (27.45%) VB.NET
5 15 (14.71%) VB6
6 13 (12.75%) Java
7 11 (10.78%) T-SQL
7 11 (10.78%) Ruby
8 10 (9.80%) C++
9 9 (8.82%) PowerShell
10 8 (7.84%) VBScript
11 6 (5.88%) C
12 4 (3.92%) VBA
12 4 (3.92%) Progress 4GL
13 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.96%) PHP
15 1 (0.98%) VC++
15 1 (0.98%) Python
15 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) CCNA
2 6 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.90%) CCNP
4 3 (2.94%) MCSA
4 3 (2.94%) MCITP
4 3 (2.94%) ISEB
4 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) MCP
5 2 (1.96%) MCSD
5 2 (1.96%) MCSE
System Software
1 19 (18.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.88%) XenApp
4 5 (4.90%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.92%) XenServer
5 4 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.96%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.96%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (1.96%) WSUS
3 1 (0.98%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.80%) Oracle
2 10 (9.80%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (7.84%) Cisco
3 8 (7.84%) Citrix
3 8 (7.84%) VMware
4 7 (6.86%) HP
5 5 (4.90%) SYSPRO
6 4 (3.92%) Capita
7 3 (2.94%) Sophos
8 2 (1.96%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.96%) Trapeze
8 2 (1.96%) Facebook
8 2 (1.96%) Twitter
8 2 (1.96%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.96%) Siemens
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.98%) NetApp
9 1 (0.98%) Symantec
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