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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 145 167 153
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 43 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.16% 0.75% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 1.55% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 41 24 36
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
2087 1869 2247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 56.09% 48.56% 55.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1837 1644 1907
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Oldham - 4 £35,000 -
Bolton -6 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Bury - 1 £27,500 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 45 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 44 (67.69%) .NET
3 36 (55.38%) C#
4 30 (46.15%) Windows
5 26 (40.00%) VB.NET
6 21 (32.31%) WinForms
6 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (30.77%) TDD
7 20 (30.77%) SQL
7 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 20 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
8 19 (29.23%) Unity DI Container
8 19 (29.23%) Marketing
8 19 (29.23%) WPF
8 19 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (29.23%) Kanban
8 19 (29.23%) Spring.NET
8 19 (29.23%) Dependency Injection
8 19 (29.23%) Inversion of Control
8 19 (29.23%) MSTest
8 19 (29.23%) MVVM
8 19 (29.23%) Rhino Mocks
8 19 (29.23%) Moq
8 19 (29.23%) Castle Windsor
8 19 (29.23%) Ninject
8 19 (29.23%) NUnit
8 19 (29.23%) Scrum
9 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (23.08%) HTML
11 13 (20.00%) MS Excel

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 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.69%) IIS
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) DDNS
1 5 (7.69%) DHCP
1 5 (7.69%) IPsec
1 5 (7.69%) LAN
1 5 (7.69%) SAN
1 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.69%) VPN
1 5 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 20 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (10.77%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.77%) MS Access
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.69%) MySQL
6 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.08%) SAP BI
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.54%) Essbase
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Moq
1 19 (29.23%) MSTest
1 19 (29.23%) NUnit
1 19 (29.23%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.54%) MorphX
General
1 19 (29.23%) Marketing
2 5 (7.69%) Electronics
3 4 (6.15%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) .NET Developer
3 20 (30.77%) .NET Software Developer
4 16 (24.62%) Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Data Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Report Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) SQL Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) SQL Data Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) SQL Reporting Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Server Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Server Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (67.69%) .NET
2 21 (32.31%) WinForms
3 19 (29.23%) Castle Windsor
3 19 (29.23%) Ninject
3 19 (29.23%) Spring.NET
3 19 (29.23%) Unity DI Container
3 19 (29.23%) WPF
4 15 (23.08%) HTML
5 7 (10.77%) CSS
6 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (4.62%) CSS3
7 3 (4.62%) HTML5
7 3 (4.62%) XML
8 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.54%) Code First Entity Framework
8 1 (1.54%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.69%) HP StoreVirtual
3 5 (7.69%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) iPad
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) TDD
3 19 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (29.23%) Dependency Injection
3 19 (29.23%) Kanban
3 19 (29.23%) MVVM
3 19 (29.23%) Scrum
4 7 (10.77%) Database Theory
4 7 (10.77%) Front End Development
5 6 (9.23%) ETL
5 6 (9.23%) High Availability
6 5 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.69%) ERP
6 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.69%) Web Development
7 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.62%) OO
8 3 (4.62%) OOP
8 3 (4.62%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (55.38%) C#
2 26 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 20 (30.77%) SQL
4 12 (18.46%) T-SQL
5 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.77%) C
6 7 (10.77%) C++
7 6 (9.23%) VBScript
8 5 (7.69%) Embedded C
8 5 (7.69%) PHP
8 5 (7.69%) VBA
9 4 (6.15%) VB6
10 3 (4.62%) IronPython
10 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.62%) Python
10 3 (4.62%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.54%) Java
11 1 (1.54%) Ruby
11 1 (1.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.69%) MCITP
3 5 (7.69%) MCSA
3 5 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
1 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.69%) Firmware
2 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) VMware
3 7 (10.77%) Cisco
4 5 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 5 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (4.62%) JD Edwards
5 3 (4.62%) Veeam
6 2 (3.08%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.08%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) Sophos
6 2 (3.08%) Tableau
7 1 (1.54%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.54%) Xamarin
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