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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 138 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 47 65 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.16% 1.73% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 2.91% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 41 46 86
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2265 2236 2407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 56.02% 59.61% 62.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1935 1991 2199
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Wigan - 6 £25,000 - 1
Salford +1 4 - - 1
Bolton +5 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £35,000 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 59 (68.60%) SQL Server
2 51 (59.30%) SQL
3 50 (58.14%) .NET
4 43 (50.00%) C#
4 43 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 36 (41.86%) MS Excel
6 32 (37.21%) Finance
7 30 (34.88%) XML
8 28 (32.56%) ASP.NET
9 27 (31.40%) Windows
9 27 (31.40%) T-SQL
10 25 (29.07%) Degree
11 23 (26.74%) VB.NET
12 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (22.09%) VBA
13 19 (22.09%) MVC
14 18 (20.93%) LINQ
15 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (18.60%) TDD
15 16 (18.60%) MS Office
16 15 (17.44%) Web Services
16 15 (17.44%) Scrum
17 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
17 14 (16.28%) Client/Server
17 14 (16.28%) ERP
17 14 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (16.28%) Computer Science
17 14 (16.28%) WPF
18 13 (15.12%) HP Quality Center
18 13 (15.12%) HP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.98%) SAS
3 4 (4.65%) CMS
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (41.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (18.60%) MS Office
3 6 (6.98%) SPSS
4 2 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (68.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.14%) MS Access
5 5 (5.81%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.65%) DB2
6 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.65%) Big Data
7 3 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.33%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.33%) MySQL
9 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.65%) Subversion
3 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (37.21%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Billing
3 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Back Office
4 2 (2.33%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (46.51%) Developer
2 31 (36.05%) Analyst
3 26 (30.23%) .NET Developer
4 13 (15.12%) Test Analyst
5 9 (10.47%) Applications Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (8.14%) Programmer
6 7 (8.14%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) SQL Programmer
8 5 (5.81%) VB Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Consultant
8 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Tester
9 4 (4.65%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.65%) MI Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) .NET Applications Developer
10 3 (3.49%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (58.14%) .NET
2 30 (34.88%) XML
3 28 (32.56%) ASP.NET
4 18 (20.93%) LINQ
5 15 (17.44%) Web Services
6 14 (16.28%) WPF
7 12 (13.95%) CSS
7 12 (13.95%) HTML
8 8 (9.30%) XSL
8 8 (9.30%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.98%) jQuery
10 4 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (4.65%) NHibernate
10 4 (4.65%) SOAP
11 3 (3.49%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (2.33%) XHTML
13 1 (1.16%) EDI
13 1 (1.16%) VML
13 1 (1.16%) XSLT
13 1 (1.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 14 (16.28%) Client/Server
3 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.98%) FMCG
5 2 (2.33%) Statistics
6 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) MVC
2 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.60%) TDD
3 15 (17.44%) Scrum
4 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
4 14 (16.28%) ERP
4 14 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (15.12%) Software Testing
6 12 (13.95%) Project Management
7 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2
8 10 (11.63%) ITIL
9 8 (9.30%) Web Development
9 8 (9.30%) Time Management
9 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.98%) Change Management
11 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
12 4 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
13 3 (3.49%) Data Modelling
14 2 (2.33%) ETL
14 2 (2.33%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 51 (59.30%) SQL
2 43 (50.00%) C#
3 27 (31.40%) T-SQL
4 23 (26.74%) VB.NET
5 19 (22.09%) VBA
6 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
7 10 (11.63%) VB6
8 9 (10.47%) VBScript
9 4 (4.65%) Java
10 3 (3.49%) Ruby
11 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.16%) C
11 1 (1.16%) Perl
11 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (29.07%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.98%) ACCA
3 6 (6.98%) CIMA
4 1 (1.16%) MCSA
4 1 (1.16%) ISEB
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.12%) HP
3 8 (9.30%) SYSPRO
4 2 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) Sybase
5 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.16%) JD Edwards
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Certifications
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Certifications
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + D.O.E
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wigan
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Almonds-bury
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago