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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 156 148 151
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 29 34 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 1.01% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.92% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 35
Median salary £35,000 £36,450 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.97% -2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
1970 1767 2179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 56.40% 52.50% 55.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1722 1547 1857
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bury - 1 £33,750 -
Oldham - 1 £35,000 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 40 (71.43%) .NET
2 37 (66.07%) SQL Server
3 35 (62.50%) C#
4 23 (41.07%) Windows
5 22 (39.29%) SQL
6 21 (37.50%) VB.NET
7 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
7 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 16 (28.57%) WinForms
9 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (23.21%) TDD
9 13 (23.21%) T-SQL
10 12 (21.43%) VB6
11 11 (19.64%) NUnit
11 11 (19.64%) Degree
12 10 (17.86%) WPF
12 10 (17.86%) Marketing
12 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (17.86%) Kanban
12 10 (17.86%) Spring.NET
12 10 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (17.86%) Inversion of Control
12 10 (17.86%) MSTest
12 10 (17.86%) MVVM
12 10 (17.86%) Rhino Mocks
12 10 (17.86%) Moq
12 10 (17.86%) Castle Windsor
12 10 (17.86%) Ninject
12 10 (17.86%) Unity DI Container

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 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) DDNS
1 4 (7.14%) DHCP
1 4 (7.14%) IPsec
1 4 (7.14%) LAN
1 4 (7.14%) SAN
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.14%) VPN
1 4 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (66.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (8.93%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (8.93%) MS Access
6 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (3.57%) MySQL
9 2 (3.57%) SAP BI
10 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.79%) Essbase
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) NUnit
2 10 (17.86%) Moq
2 10 (17.86%) MSTest
2 10 (17.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.79%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.79%) JIRA
6 1 (1.79%) JUnit
General
1 10 (17.86%) Marketing
2 6 (10.71%) Back Office
3 3 (5.36%) Music Industry
4 2 (3.57%) Electronics
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Data Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Report Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Data Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Reporting Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Automation Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Server Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) C++ Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (71.43%) .NET
2 16 (28.57%) WinForms
3 10 (17.86%) Castle Windsor
3 10 (17.86%) Ninject
3 10 (17.86%) Spring.NET
3 10 (17.86%) Unity DI Container
3 10 (17.86%) WPF
4 8 (14.29%) HTML
5 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.93%) CSS
7 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
7 3 (5.36%) HTML5
7 3 (5.36%) Node.js
7 3 (5.36%) RESTful
7 3 (5.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) HP StoreVirtual
3 4 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (5.36%) iPad
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (23.21%) TDD
2 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
2 10 (17.86%) Kanban
2 10 (17.86%) MVVM
2 10 (17.86%) Scrum
3 7 (12.50%) High Availability
4 6 (10.71%) OO
5 5 (8.93%) Database Theory
5 5 (8.93%) Front End Development
5 5 (8.93%) MVC
6 4 (7.14%) Change Control
6 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.14%) OOP
6 4 (7.14%) Software Licensing
6 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Workflow
7 3 (5.36%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) C#
2 22 (39.29%) SQL
3 21 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 13 (23.21%) T-SQL
5 12 (21.43%) VB6
6 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.71%) C
7 6 (10.71%) C++
8 5 (8.93%) Java
8 5 (8.93%) VBScript
9 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.36%) Ruby
10 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
10 3 (5.36%) VBA
11 2 (3.57%) Embedded C
11 2 (3.57%) PHP
12 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.14%) MCITP
3 4 (7.14%) MCSA
3 4 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Cisco
2 8 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (7.14%) 3PAR
3 4 (7.14%) Blue Prism
3 4 (7.14%) HP
3 4 (7.14%) Intel Security
3 4 (7.14%) Sophos
3 4 (7.14%) Veeam
4 2 (3.57%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 2 (3.57%) Tableau
5 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
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