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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 130 121 85
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -36
Permanent jobs citing VB 53 58 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.35% 1.55% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 2.51% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 47 48 116
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £45,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
1981 2312 2677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 50.63% 61.59% 62.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1790 2077 2440
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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
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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
Salford - 4 - - 1
Bolton +10 2 £32,625 +23.11% 2
Cheadle - 1 £32,500 - 1
Stockport - 1 £34,500 - 1
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 85 (75.89%) .NET
2 80 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 73 (65.18%) C#
4 59 (52.68%) Windows
5 58 (51.79%) SQL
6 40 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 39 (34.82%) HTML
8 37 (33.04%) OO
9 36 (32.14%) Finance
10 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (30.36%) CSS
11 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
12 29 (25.89%) VB6
12 29 (25.89%) XML
12 29 (25.89%) JavaScript
13 28 (25.00%) VB.NET
14 21 (18.75%) Web Development
15 20 (17.86%) MS Excel
15 20 (17.86%) OOD
16 19 (16.96%) Crystal Reports
17 17 (15.18%) VBA
17 17 (15.18%) ERP
18 16 (14.29%) T-SQL
18 16 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
19 14 (12.50%) .NET Framework
19 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (12.50%) Software Engineering
19 14 (12.50%) Web Services
20 13 (11.61%) MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (4.46%) CMS
4 2 (1.79%) Documentum
4 2 (1.79%) SAS
4 2 (1.79%) MODX
5 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.71%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) MS Project
3 2 (1.79%) SPSS
3 2 (1.79%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.79%) PrintSoft PReS
3 2 (1.79%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) Firewall
1 2 (1.79%) Wireless
2 1 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.96%) Crystal Reports
3 16 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.57%) DB2
6 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.57%) Big Data
7 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.68%) MySQL
8 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.79%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.79%) DataEase
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) NUnit
1 9 (8.04%) MSTest
1 9 (8.04%) Moq
2 8 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (32.14%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Manufacturing
2 9 (8.04%) Banking
3 7 (6.25%) Retail
4 4 (3.57%) Advertising
5 2 (1.79%) Back Office
5 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (61.61%) Developer
2 30 (26.79%) .NET Developer
3 26 (23.21%) Applications Developer
4 19 (16.96%) Analyst
5 17 (15.18%) Applications Support
6 13 (11.61%) C# Developer
7 11 (9.82%) Programmer
8 10 (8.93%) Web Developer
8 10 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (8.04%) C# Web Developer
9 9 (8.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (8.04%) Support Technician
10 7 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
11 6 (5.36%) Systems Developer
11 6 (5.36%) SQL Programmer
12 5 (4.46%) VB Developer
12 5 (4.46%) Test Analyst
13 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
13 4 (3.57%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (75.89%) .NET
2 40 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 39 (34.82%) HTML
4 34 (30.36%) CSS
5 29 (25.89%) XML
6 14 (12.50%) Web Services
6 14 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 11 (9.82%) DHTML
7 11 (9.82%) WinForms
8 9 (8.04%) XSL
8 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 4 (3.57%) jQuery
10 2 (1.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (1.79%) XHTML
10 2 (1.79%) EDI
10 2 (1.79%) WCF
10 2 (1.79%) WPF
10 2 (1.79%) Classic ASP
10 2 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.36%) FMCG
3 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.79%) GIS
3 2 (1.79%) LLPG
3 2 (1.79%) Statistics
4 1 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.89%) PDA
4 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.89%) EFT
4 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 59 (52.68%) Windows
2 4 (3.57%) Linux
2 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.68%) UNIX
4 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.04%) OO
2 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.75%) Web Development
4 20 (17.86%) OOD
5 17 (15.18%) ERP
6 14 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.61%) MVC
8 11 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (9.82%) UML
8 11 (9.82%) TDD
8 11 (9.82%) Web Application Development
9 10 (8.93%) Scrum
10 6 (5.36%) ITIL
10 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.36%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.57%) Software Testing
11 4 (3.57%) Time Management
12 3 (2.68%) OOP
12 3 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (65.18%) C#
2 58 (51.79%) SQL
3 29 (25.89%) JavaScript
3 29 (25.89%) VB6
4 28 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 17 (15.18%) VBA
6 16 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 10 (8.93%) VBScript
8 6 (5.36%) PHP
8 6 (5.36%) C++
8 6 (5.36%) Java
9 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.79%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.14%) SYSPRO
3 5 (4.46%) HP
4 2 (1.79%) NetApp
4 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.79%) Cisco
4 2 (1.79%) Sophos
4 2 (1.79%) Autodesk
4 2 (1.79%) VMware
5 1 (0.89%) Mitel
5 1 (0.89%) IBM
5 1 (0.89%) Sybase
5 1 (0.89%) SAP
5 1 (0.89%) Progress
5 1 (0.89%) JD Edwards
Bolton, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum excellent holidays, healthcare and f
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Whitefield, Manchester (M45)
Guru Careers
Salary: £30 - 40k (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £31k - 33k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Salford
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £31,000 - 33,494 per year + Attractive benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on Experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Sale
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago