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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 132 142 92
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -50
Permanent jobs citing VB 47 37 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.42% 0.96% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.62% 1.69% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 89
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 £25,400 £24,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
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
1794 2190 2569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 54.09% 56.66% 62.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1877 2299
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +26 22 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Salford - 5 £47,500 -
Altrincham - 2 - - 1
Bolton - 1 £32,500 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 80 (74.77%) .NET
2 72 (67.29%) C#
3 60 (56.07%) Windows
4 59 (55.14%) SQL Server
5 53 (49.53%) SQL
6 48 (44.86%) ASP.NET
7 43 (40.19%) HTML
8 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (32.71%) VB.NET
10 33 (30.84%) JavaScript
10 33 (30.84%) Microsoft
11 32 (29.91%) CSS
11 32 (29.91%) XML
12 22 (20.56%) OO
13 21 (19.63%) Finance
14 19 (17.76%) Active Directory
14 19 (17.76%) TDD
15 17 (15.89%) VB6
15 17 (15.89%) Software Engineering
15 17 (15.89%) ERP
16 15 (14.02%) Web Development
17 14 (13.08%) Retail
17 14 (13.08%) Classic ASP
17 14 (13.08%) OOD
17 14 (13.08%) IIS
17 14 (13.08%) MS Office
18 13 (12.15%) Java
18 13 (12.15%) DHCP
18 13 (12.15%) Scrum
19 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2005

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (13.08%) IIS
2 7 (6.54%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.87%) OpenEdge
5 2 (1.87%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.87%) Drupal
5 2 (1.87%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.87%) WordPress
5 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (13.08%) MS Office
2 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.87%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.15%) DHCP
2 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.35%) DNS
3 10 (9.35%) SAN
4 9 (8.41%) VoIP
5 8 (7.48%) WAN
5 8 (7.48%) VPN
6 6 (5.61%) Intranet
7 5 (4.67%) MPLS
7 5 (4.67%) BGP
7 5 (4.67%) PSTN
7 5 (4.67%) WLAN
7 5 (4.67%) ISDN
7 5 (4.67%) VPLS
8 3 (2.80%) IPsec
8 3 (2.80%) LAN
8 3 (2.80%) HTTP
8 3 (2.80%) DDNS
9 2 (1.87%) Firewall
9 2 (1.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (55.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (10.28%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (9.35%) MySQL
4 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.74%) QlikView
7 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.41%) MSTest
2 9 (8.41%) Moq
2 9 (8.41%) NUnit
3 3 (2.80%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.87%) JIRA
4 2 (1.87%) AccuRev
General
1 21 (19.63%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Retail
3 12 (11.21%) Back Office
4 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.74%) Law
6 3 (2.80%) Advertising
6 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.87%) Automotive
8 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (51.40%) Developer
2 27 (25.23%) .NET Developer
3 19 (17.76%) Analyst
4 17 (15.89%) C# Developer
4 17 (15.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (14.95%) Web Developer
6 14 (13.08%) C# Web Developer
6 14 (13.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (9.35%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) Programmer
8 7 (6.54%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) IT Support
9 6 (5.61%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.67%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (74.77%) .NET
2 48 (44.86%) ASP.NET
3 43 (40.19%) HTML
4 32 (29.91%) CSS
4 32 (29.91%) XML
5 14 (13.08%) Classic ASP
6 11 (10.28%) jQuery
7 10 (9.35%) LINQ
7 10 (9.35%) XHTML
7 10 (9.35%) Ajax
7 10 (9.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (9.35%) COM
8 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (7.48%) WinForms
10 6 (5.61%) Web Services
10 6 (5.61%) .NET Framework
10 6 (5.61%) EDI
11 5 (4.67%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.74%) NHS
4 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.80%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.87%) Social Media
6 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 60 (56.07%) Windows
2 11 (10.28%) Android
3 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.48%) Linux
5 6 (5.61%) UNIX
6 4 (3.74%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.56%) OO
3 19 (17.76%) TDD
4 17 (15.89%) Software Engineering
4 17 (15.89%) ERP
5 15 (14.02%) Web Development
6 14 (13.08%) OOD
7 13 (12.15%) Scrum
8 12 (11.21%) E-Commerce
9 11 (10.28%) Coaching
10 10 (9.35%) Mentoring
10 10 (9.35%) MVC
10 10 (9.35%) Pair Programming
11 9 (8.41%) Unit Testing
11 9 (8.41%) Open Source
12 7 (6.54%) CRM
13 6 (5.61%) Process Management
13 6 (5.61%) Service Delivery
13 6 (5.61%) ITIL
14 5 (4.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 72 (67.29%) C#
2 53 (49.53%) SQL
3 35 (32.71%) VB.NET
4 33 (30.84%) JavaScript
5 17 (15.89%) VB6
6 13 (12.15%) Java
7 11 (10.28%) PowerShell
8 10 (9.35%) Ruby
9 9 (8.41%) C++
10 8 (7.48%) T-SQL
11 7 (6.54%) VBScript
12 5 (4.67%) C
13 4 (3.74%) VBA
14 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.87%) Progress 4GL
15 2 (1.87%) PHP
16 1 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.67%) CCNP
2 5 (4.67%) CCNA
3 3 (2.80%) ISEB
3 3 (2.80%) MCITP
3 3 (2.80%) MCSA
4 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) MCP
4 2 (1.87%) MCSD
5 1 (0.93%) MCSE
System Software
1 19 (17.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.74%) XenApp
4 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.87%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.87%) XenServer
5 2 (1.87%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) SCCM
2 3 (2.80%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.87%) WSUS
4 1 (0.93%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 33 (30.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.35%) Oracle
2 10 (9.35%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (8.41%) VMware
4 8 (7.48%) Cisco
5 6 (5.61%) HP
5 6 (5.61%) Citrix
5 6 (5.61%) SYSPRO
6 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.80%) NetApp
6 3 (2.80%) Sophos
7 2 (1.87%) Siemens
7 2 (1.87%) Trapeze
7 2 (1.87%) Capita
7 2 (1.87%) Facebook
7 2 (1.87%) Twitter
7 2 (1.87%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.93%) 3PAR
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