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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 156 142 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -38
Permanent jobs citing VB 29 45 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.75% 1.10% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 1.98% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 56
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,500 £45,000
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
1883 2271 2277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 48.66% 55.61% 59.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1667 1926 2027
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 £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Rochdale - 2 £25,000 -
Bolton +10 1 £32,500 - 1
Stockport +2 1 £33,000 -5.71%
Altrincham - 1 £40,000 - 1
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 48 (68.57%) .NET
2 43 (61.43%) C#
3 39 (55.71%) SQL
4 33 (47.14%) SQL Server
5 32 (45.71%) ASP.NET
6 28 (40.00%) HTML
7 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
8 22 (31.43%) Windows
8 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
9 21 (30.00%) XML
10 17 (24.29%) CSS
10 17 (24.29%) Oracle
10 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
12 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
12 15 (21.43%) VB.NET
13 14 (20.00%) ITIL
14 13 (18.57%) Scrum
14 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (17.14%) Migration
15 12 (17.14%) MySQL
16 11 (15.71%) IIS
16 11 (15.71%) Back Office
16 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (15.71%) jQuery
16 11 (15.71%) Coaching
17 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
17 10 (14.29%) Ruby
17 10 (14.29%) Data Migration

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (15.71%) IIS
2 3 (4.29%) OpenEdge
3 2 (2.86%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.86%) Drupal
3 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.86%) WordPress
3 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) DHCP
2 7 (10.00%) SAN
3 6 (8.57%) DNS
4 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.71%) Intranet
4 4 (5.71%) Internet
4 4 (5.71%) Wireless
5 3 (4.29%) IPsec
5 3 (4.29%) DDNS
5 3 (4.29%) VPN
5 3 (4.29%) WAN
5 3 (4.29%) HTTP
5 3 (4.29%) LAN
6 1 (1.43%) VoIP
6 1 (1.43%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
3 12 (17.14%) MySQL
4 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
9 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (4.29%) QlikView
10 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.29%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 2 (2.86%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.71%) Back Office
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Law
3 2 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) Migration Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) Implementation Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) Data Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) Data Migration Consultant
5 7 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 7 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Lead .NET Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (5.71%) Programmer
6 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (68.57%) .NET
2 32 (45.71%) ASP.NET
3 28 (40.00%) HTML
4 21 (30.00%) XML
5 17 (24.29%) CSS
6 11 (15.71%) jQuery
6 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (12.86%) XHTML
7 9 (12.86%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (10.00%) Ajax
8 7 (10.00%) Classic ASP
8 7 (10.00%) LINQ
9 6 (8.57%) COM
10 4 (5.71%) WinForms
10 4 (5.71%) WCF
11 3 (4.29%) WPF
11 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.29%) ODBC
11 3 (4.29%) J2EE
12 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) NHS
3 3 (4.29%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Social Media
4 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.43%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Android
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.00%) ITIL
3 13 (18.57%) Scrum
4 12 (17.14%) Migration
5 11 (15.71%) Coaching
6 10 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.86%) TDD
7 9 (12.86%) Pair Programming
7 9 (12.86%) Unit Testing
7 9 (12.86%) Open Source
8 8 (11.43%) Logistics
9 6 (8.57%) Web Development
10 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.71%) Process Management
11 4 (5.71%) CRM
11 4 (5.71%) ERP
11 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (61.43%) C#
2 39 (55.71%) SQL
3 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 15 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 10 (14.29%) Ruby
5 10 (14.29%) Java
6 9 (12.86%) C++
6 9 (12.86%) VBScript
7 6 (8.57%) VB6
8 5 (7.14%) C
9 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.29%) Progress 4GL
10 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.86%) VBA
11 1 (1.43%) VC++
11 1 (1.43%) Python
11 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.71%) ISEB
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) MCITP
4 2 (2.86%) MCSE
4 2 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (1.43%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) MCP
5 1 (1.43%) MCSD
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.14%) XenApp
3 4 (5.71%) XenServer
3 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.86%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) WSUS
2 1 (1.43%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) Oracle
3 7 (10.00%) HP
3 7 (10.00%) Citrix
4 6 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco
5 3 (4.29%) Capita
6 2 (2.86%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.86%) Trapeze
6 2 (2.86%) Facebook
6 2 (2.86%) Twitter
6 2 (2.86%) Sophos
6 2 (2.86%) VMware
7 1 (1.43%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.43%) Symantec
7 1 (1.43%) Siemens
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham
Recruitx
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire, Greater Manchester
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + excellent benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago