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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West / Manchester
Rank 154 139 133
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 50 37 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.30% 1.13% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 2.23% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 58
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
2305 1660 2025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 60.14% 50.76% 51.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 1423 1812
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Oldham - 22 £22,000 - 2
Bury -7 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Stockport +9 4 £36,000 +26.31%
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 65 (76.47%) .NET
2 51 (60.00%) C#
3 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
4 35 (41.18%) VB.NET
5 32 (37.65%) HTML
6 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (35.29%) Degree
7 30 (35.29%) Windows
8 29 (34.12%) TDD
9 28 (32.94%) SQL Server 2014
10 27 (31.76%) Marketing
10 27 (31.76%) WinForms
11 26 (30.59%) Visual Studio
12 24 (28.24%) WPF
13 23 (27.06%) NUnit
13 23 (27.06%) Scrum
13 23 (27.06%) Castle Windsor
13 23 (27.06%) Ninject
13 23 (27.06%) Unity DI Container
13 23 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (27.06%) Kanban
13 23 (27.06%) Spring.NET
13 23 (27.06%) Dependency Injection
13 23 (27.06%) Inversion of Control
13 23 (27.06%) MSTest
13 23 (27.06%) MVVM
13 23 (27.06%) Rhino Mocks
13 23 (27.06%) Moq
14 21 (24.71%) Software Engineering
14 21 (24.71%) PHP

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 5 (5.88%) IIS
1 5 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) DDNS
1 5 (5.88%) DHCP
1 5 (5.88%) IPsec
1 5 (5.88%) LAN
1 5 (5.88%) SAN
1 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 5 (5.88%) VPN
1 5 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
2 28 (32.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (24.71%) MySQL
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.35%) MS Access
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (30.59%) Visual Studio
2 23 (27.06%) Moq
2 23 (27.06%) MSTest
2 23 (27.06%) NUnit
2 23 (27.06%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.35%) MorphX
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 27 (31.76%) Marketing
2 17 (20.00%) Electronics
3 7 (8.24%) Law
3 7 (8.24%) Legal
4 4 (4.71%) Finance
5 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (61.18%) Developer
2 38 (44.71%) .NET Developer
3 27 (31.76%) .NET Software Developer
4 20 (23.53%) Embedded Engineer
5 12 (14.12%) Graduate
5 12 (14.12%) Software Engineer
6 11 (12.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) C# Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Analyst
8 8 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (9.41%) VB Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Software Developer
9 7 (8.24%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Graduate SQL Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Server Analyst
10 5 (5.88%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (76.47%) .NET
2 32 (37.65%) HTML
3 27 (31.76%) WinForms
4 24 (28.24%) WPF
5 23 (27.06%) Castle Windsor
5 23 (27.06%) Ninject
5 23 (27.06%) Spring.NET
5 23 (27.06%) Unity DI Container
6 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET
7 9 (10.59%) CSS
8 8 (9.41%) jQuery
9 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (5.88%) RESTful
11 5 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (4.71%) CSS3
12 4 (4.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
2 5 (5.88%) iPad
2 5 (5.88%) RSA SecurID
2 5 (5.88%) Tandem
3 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) Life Science
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.29%) Windows
2 12 (14.12%) Embedded Linux
2 12 (14.12%) Linux
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.12%) TDD
3 23 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (27.06%) Dependency Injection
3 23 (27.06%) Inversion of Control
3 23 (27.06%) Kanban
3 23 (27.06%) MVVM
3 23 (27.06%) Scrum
4 21 (24.71%) Software Engineering
5 19 (22.35%) Feasibility Study
5 19 (22.35%) Validation
6 9 (10.59%) MVC
7 6 (7.06%) Case Management
8 5 (5.88%) BDD
8 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.88%) High Availability
8 5 (5.88%) Web Application Development
9 4 (4.71%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.00%) C#
2 35 (41.18%) VB.NET
3 21 (24.71%) PHP
4 20 (23.53%) C
4 20 (23.53%) C++
4 20 (23.53%) Embedded C
5 19 (22.35%) SQL
6 17 (20.00%) VB6
7 10 (11.76%) Embedded C++
8 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
9 7 (8.24%) T-SQL
10 6 (7.06%) VBScript
11 3 (3.53%) IronPython
11 3 (3.53%) Java
11 3 (3.53%) Python
12 2 (2.35%) Delphi
12 2 (2.35%) VBA
12 2 (2.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) MCITP
2 5 (5.88%) MCSA
2 5 (5.88%) MCSE
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (23.53%) Firmware
2 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) 3PAR
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco
2 5 (5.88%) HP
2 5 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (1.18%) DevExpress
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago