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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 129 141 93
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -48
Permanent jobs citing VB 60 47 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.53% 1.26% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 2.11% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 58 42 101
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
2022 2226 2459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 51.54% 59.81% 61.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1809 1969 2213
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Bolton - 9 £32,500 - 1
Salford - 3 £25,000 -
Stockport - 3 £30,000 -
Altrincham 0 1 £35,000 -7.89%
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 88 (75.86%) .NET
2 81 (69.83%) C#
3 76 (65.52%) SQL Server
4 69 (59.48%) Windows
5 57 (49.14%) SQL
6 45 (38.79%) HTML
6 45 (38.79%) ASP.NET
7 40 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (32.76%) OO
9 37 (31.90%) CSS
10 31 (26.72%) Finance
10 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
11 30 (25.86%) VB.NET
12 28 (24.14%) VB6
13 27 (23.28%) XML
14 26 (22.41%) Microsoft
15 21 (18.10%) OOD
16 19 (16.38%) ERP
16 19 (16.38%) SQL Server 2005
16 19 (16.38%) Web Development
17 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
18 17 (14.66%) Crystal Reports
19 14 (12.07%) Web Services
19 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
19 14 (12.07%) MVC
19 14 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
21 12 (10.34%) Degree
21 12 (10.34%) TDD
21 12 (10.34%) WinForms

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (9.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (4.31%) CMS
4 4 (3.45%) IIS
5 2 (1.72%) Documentum
5 2 (1.72%) MODX
6 1 (0.86%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.48%) MS Office
3 4 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.72%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.72%) PrintSoft PReS
4 2 (1.72%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) VoIP
2 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.31%) DHCP
3 5 (4.31%) DNS
4 4 (3.45%) SAN
4 4 (3.45%) VPLS
4 4 (3.45%) MPLS
4 4 (3.45%) BGP
4 4 (3.45%) Firewall
4 4 (3.45%) VPN
4 4 (3.45%) WLAN
4 4 (3.45%) WAN
4 4 (3.45%) ISDN
4 4 (3.45%) PSTN
5 2 (1.72%) Wireless
6 1 (0.86%) Intranet
6 1 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (14.66%) Crystal Reports
4 14 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (6.90%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.59%) MySQL
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.72%) DataEase
9 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.86%) Big Data
9 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (8.62%) NUnit
1 10 (8.62%) MSTest
1 10 (8.62%) Moq
2 5 (4.31%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (26.72%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Retail
3 7 (6.03%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.31%) Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Advertising
5 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) Back Office
6 2 (1.72%) Automotive
6 2 (1.72%) Law
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (62.07%) Developer
2 34 (29.31%) .NET Developer
3 23 (19.83%) Applications Developer
4 18 (15.52%) Analyst
4 18 (15.52%) Applications Support
5 14 (12.07%) C# Developer
6 12 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (9.48%) Web Developer
8 10 (8.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (8.62%) C# Web Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Programmer
10 6 (5.17%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Systems Developer
11 5 (4.31%) VB Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Support Technician
11 5 (4.31%) IT Support
12 4 (3.45%) .NET Applications Developer
12 4 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
12 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (75.86%) .NET
2 45 (38.79%) HTML
2 45 (38.79%) ASP.NET
3 37 (31.90%) CSS
4 27 (23.28%) XML
5 14 (12.07%) Web Services
6 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
7 12 (10.34%) WinForms
8 11 (9.48%) DHTML
9 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (6.03%) Classic ASP
11 7 (6.03%) XSL
12 6 (5.17%) EDI
13 4 (3.45%) jQuery
14 3 (2.59%) HTML5
14 3 (2.59%) Ajax
14 3 (2.59%) LINQ
15 2 (1.72%) XHTML
15 2 (1.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.72%) FMCG
3 2 (1.72%) GIS
3 2 (1.72%) LLPG
3 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.86%) EFT
4 1 (0.86%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 69 (59.48%) Windows
2 9 (7.76%) Linux
3 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.59%) Android
5 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.59%) UNIX
6 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (32.76%) OO
3 21 (18.10%) OOD
4 19 (16.38%) ERP
4 19 (16.38%) Web Development
5 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
6 14 (12.07%) MVC
7 12 (10.34%) TDD
8 11 (9.48%) Web Application Development
8 11 (9.48%) UML
9 9 (7.76%) Scrum
10 6 (5.17%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.31%) OOP
11 5 (4.31%) Asset Management
12 4 (3.45%) Time Management
12 4 (3.45%) Software Asset Management
12 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (2.59%) Software Testing
13 3 (2.59%) Change Management
14 2 (1.72%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 81 (69.83%) C#
2 57 (49.14%) SQL
3 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
4 30 (25.86%) VB.NET
5 28 (24.14%) VB6
6 12 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 10 (8.62%) PowerShell
8 9 (7.76%) VBA
9 7 (6.03%) Java
10 6 (5.17%) VBScript
10 6 (5.17%) PHP
10 6 (5.17%) C++
11 1 (0.86%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.45%) CCNP
2 4 (3.45%) CCNA
3 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.72%) ISEB
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.86%) MCITP
5 1 (0.86%) VCP4
5 1 (0.86%) MCP
5 1 (0.86%) MCSD
5 1 (0.86%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) XenApp
3 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.59%) SCCM
2 3 (2.59%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) SYSPRO
3 7 (6.03%) VMware
4 6 (5.17%) Cisco
5 4 (3.45%) HP
6 3 (2.59%) NetApp
6 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.59%) Sophos
7 2 (1.72%) Autodesk
7 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.86%) Siemens
8 1 (0.86%) Citrix
8 1 (0.86%) Progress
8 1 (0.86%) Mitel
8 1 (0.86%) Capita
8 1 (0.86%) MobileIron
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