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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 168 153 154
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 31 36 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 1.02% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 2.04% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 42
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £22,200 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £51,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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
2216 1763 2261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 59.41% 49.76% 53.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1991 1521 1978
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 8 December 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 8 December 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 - 2 £41,250 - 2
Altrincham - 1 £30,500 -
Bolton - 1 £45,000 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 51 (67.11%) .NET
2 49 (64.47%) C#
3 45 (59.21%) SQL Server
4 38 (50.00%) Windows
5 32 (42.11%) VB.NET
6 30 (39.47%) WinForms
6 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (35.53%) TDD
7 27 (35.53%) WPF
8 26 (34.21%) Unity DI Container
8 26 (34.21%) SQL Server 2014
8 26 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (34.21%) Kanban
8 26 (34.21%) Spring.NET
8 26 (34.21%) Dependency Injection
8 26 (34.21%) Inversion of Control
8 26 (34.21%) MSTest
8 26 (34.21%) MVVM
8 26 (34.21%) Rhino Mocks
8 26 (34.21%) Moq
8 26 (34.21%) Castle Windsor
8 26 (34.21%) Ninject
8 26 (34.21%) Marketing
8 26 (34.21%) NUnit
8 26 (34.21%) Scrum
8 26 (34.21%) SQL
9 19 (25.00%) Degree
10 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
11 17 (22.37%) HTML
12 15 (19.74%) T-SQL

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 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.16%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) DDNS
1 10 (13.16%) DHCP
1 10 (13.16%) IPsec
1 10 (13.16%) LAN
1 10 (13.16%) SAN
1 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
1 10 (13.16%) VPN
1 10 (13.16%) WAN
2 1 (1.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (59.21%) SQL Server
2 26 (34.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.58%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (6.58%) MS Access
6 5 (6.58%) MySQL
7 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (34.21%) Moq
1 26 (34.21%) MSTest
1 26 (34.21%) NUnit
1 26 (34.21%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.63%) MorphX
5 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 26 (34.21%) Marketing
2 7 (9.21%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Law
3 5 (6.58%) Legal
4 4 (5.26%) Electronics
5 3 (3.95%) Back Office
6 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (61.84%) Developer
2 31 (40.79%) .NET Developer
3 27 (35.53%) .NET Software Developer
4 17 (22.37%) Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) Server Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) Server Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Data Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) SQL Data Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Report Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (67.11%) .NET
2 30 (39.47%) WinForms
3 27 (35.53%) WPF
4 26 (34.21%) Castle Windsor
4 26 (34.21%) Ninject
4 26 (34.21%) Spring.NET
4 26 (34.21%) Unity DI Container
5 17 (22.37%) HTML
6 8 (10.53%) CSS
7 6 (7.89%) XML
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.26%) jQuery
9 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.63%) CSS3
9 2 (2.63%) HTML5
9 2 (2.63%) Web Services
10 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET
10 1 (1.32%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.21%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (13.16%) HP StoreVirtual
2 10 (13.16%) RSA SecurID
3 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) iPad
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (14.47%) Windows Server
2 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.53%) TDD
3 26 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (34.21%) Dependency Injection
3 26 (34.21%) Kanban
3 26 (34.21%) MVVM
3 26 (34.21%) Scrum
4 10 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (13.16%) High Availability
5 5 (6.58%) ERP
5 5 (6.58%) ETL
5 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
5 5 (6.58%) Web Development
6 4 (5.26%) Case Management
6 4 (5.26%) Database Theory
6 4 (5.26%) Front End Development
7 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.63%) CRM
7 2 (2.63%) Performance Testing
7 2 (2.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (64.47%) C#
2 32 (42.11%) VB.NET
3 26 (34.21%) SQL
4 15 (19.74%) T-SQL
5 10 (13.16%) VBScript
6 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.89%) IronPython
7 6 (7.89%) Python
8 5 (6.58%) C
8 5 (6.58%) C++
8 5 (6.58%) PHP
8 5 (6.58%) VB6
9 4 (5.26%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.95%) Java
10 3 (3.95%) VBA
11 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.63%) X++
12 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Degree
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (13.16%) MCITP
3 10 (13.16%) MCSA
3 10 (13.16%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
1 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.26%) Firmware
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.47%) VMware
3 10 (13.16%) 3PAR
3 10 (13.16%) Cisco
3 10 (13.16%) HP
4 2 (2.63%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.32%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.32%) Veeam
5 1 (1.32%) Xamarin
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