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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 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 216 199 186
Rank change year-on-year -17 -13 +48
Permanent jobs citing VB 43 24 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.71% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 1.02% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 7
10th Percentile £25,125 £28,770 £29,150
25th Percentile £33,000 £34,188 £36,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £39,216 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +27.50% -28.70% +37.50%
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £61,875 £66,500 -
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +17.33%

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 2,778 2,363 2,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.94% 52.63% 58.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,986 1,959 1,797
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Manchester

VB
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB in Manchester.

Salary trend for VB in Manchester

VB
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB in Manchester over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Cheadle -9 1 £31,500 +15.93% 1
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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 39 (90.70%) SQL
2 37 (86.05%) .NET
3 36 (83.72%) JavaScript
4 35 (81.40%) CSS
4 35 (81.40%) ERP
4 35 (81.40%) HTTP
4 35 (81.40%) Tcl
4 35 (81.40%) PLM
4 35 (81.40%) Ajax
4 35 (81.40%) jQuery
4 35 (81.40%) AngularJS
4 35 (81.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 33 (76.74%) Web Development
6 32 (74.42%) French Language
7 7 (16.28%) C#
8 6 (13.95%) Agile
9 5 (11.63%) Windows
10 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
10 4 (9.30%) Degree
11 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
12 2 (4.65%) CI/CD
12 2 (4.65%) WireMock
12 2 (4.65%) HP ALM
12 2 (4.65%) NeoLoad
12 2 (4.65%) Azure
12 2 (4.65%) Docker
12 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
12 2 (4.65%) Microservices
12 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
12 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Azure
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (2.33%) AWS
2 1 (2.33%) GCP
2 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (81.40%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
1 2 (4.65%) JMeter
1 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.65%) Mockito
1 2 (4.65%) NeoLoad
1 2 (4.65%) SilkPerformer
1 2 (4.65%) WebLOAD
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (74.42%) French Language
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (90.70%) Developer
2 33 (76.74%) Web Developer
3 32 (74.42%) Applications Developer
3 32 (74.42%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Tester
4 2 (4.65%) Tester
4 2 (4.65%) VB Developer
5 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Senior VB Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Trainee
5 1 (2.33%) Trainee Developer
5 1 (2.33%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (86.05%) .NET
2 35 (81.40%) Ajax
2 35 (81.40%) AngularJS
2 35 (81.40%) CSS
2 35 (81.40%) jQuery
2 35 (81.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.65%) WireMock
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.33%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) ERP
1 35 (81.40%) PLM
2 33 (76.74%) Web Development
3 6 (13.95%) Agile
4 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) CI/CD
5 2 (4.65%) Microservices
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Test Management
5 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.33%) Architectural Design
6 1 (2.33%) Case Management
6 1 (2.33%) Clean Code
6 1 (2.33%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (2.33%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (2.33%) DevOps
6 1 (2.33%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (2.33%) Project Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 39 (90.70%) SQL
2 36 (83.72%) JavaScript
3 35 (81.40%) Tcl
4 7 (16.28%) C#
5 2 (4.65%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) VB6
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP ALM
1 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) HP
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.65%) Splunk
2 1 (2.33%) Google
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) VMware