Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 229 203
Rank change year-on-year -27 -26 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 33 65 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.45% 0.83% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 1.42% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 27 47 84
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +10.47%
10th Percentile £25,221 £18,700 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,300 £47,500 £51,250
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +15.94%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,224 4,572 4,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 58.13% 58.70% 57.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,579 3,909 3,721
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Manchester

VB
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Manchester.

Salary trend for VB in Manchester

VB
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VB 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 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +21 3 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Oldham +4 3 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Bury +1 3 £47,500 - 4
Cheadle +5 2 £22,500 - 2
Bolton +9 1 £30,500 +1.67% 1
Wigan -3 1 £34,000 +19.30% 1
Salford -12 1 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £28,463 -
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VB.

1 22 (66.67%) C#
2 19 (57.58%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) .NET
4 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
7 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.21%) C
8 7 (21.21%) Java
8 7 (21.21%) Degree
9 6 (18.18%) VBA
9 6 (18.18%) HTML
9 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
10 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
10 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
10 5 (15.15%) Retail
10 5 (15.15%) VB6
10 5 (15.15%) Android
10 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
11 4 (12.12%) RESTful
11 4 (12.12%) HTML5
11 4 (12.12%) REST
11 4 (12.12%) Machine Learning
11 4 (12.12%) Data Extraction
11 4 (12.12%) WCF
11 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
11 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (12.12%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (12.12%) JSON

VB
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Chatbot
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) Broadband
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.06%) Big Data
4 2 (6.06%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.03%) PowerPivot
5 1 (3.03%) QlikView
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) gulp
2 1 (3.03%) NUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Law
2 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) DBA
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Case Management Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) HTML5
3 4 (12.12%) JSON
3 4 (12.12%) REST
3 4 (12.12%) RESTful
3 4 (12.12%) WCF
3 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 4 (12.12%) WinForms
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 3 (9.09%) NHibernate
4 3 (9.09%) SignalR
4 3 (9.09%) SOAP
4 3 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Robotics
2 4 (12.12%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (3.03%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Android
1 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.03%) VME
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.12%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (12.12%) Biometrics
2 4 (12.12%) Data Extraction
2 4 (12.12%) Machine Learning
2 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
2 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
2 4 (12.12%) OCR
2 4 (12.12%) Robotic Process Automation
3 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 3 (9.09%) DevOps
3 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.09%) SOLID
3 3 (9.09%) TDD
3 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.06%) ETL
4 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C#
2 19 (57.58%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) C
4 7 (21.21%) Java
5 6 (18.18%) VBA
6 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
6 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
6 5 (15.15%) VB6
7 4 (12.12%) Python
8 3 (9.09%) C++
8 3 (9.09%) TypeScript
8 3 (9.09%) VBScript
9 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
9 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
9 2 (6.06%) PHP
9 2 (6.06%) R
10 1 (3.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) PhD
3 1 (3.03%) GCFA
3 1 (3.03%) GPEN
3 1 (3.03%) GREM
3 1 (3.03%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
3 3 (9.09%) Xamarin
4 2 (6.06%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) RedGate
5 1 (3.03%) Tableau
5 1 (3.03%) WorldPay