Period
to 16 January 2022

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 16 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 187 171 197
Rank change year-on-year -16 +26 +51
Permanent jobs citing VB 55 5 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.03% 0.17% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 0.28% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 26
10th Percentile £26,250 £37,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £38,125 "
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
75th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £61,750
90th Percentile £46,250 £47,750 £68,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

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 2,674 1,815 3,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 49.85% 60.02% 55.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,123 1,677 2,528
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £37,362
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £68,750
North West median annual salary £54,100 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.20% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 2 £31,500 - 1
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 46 (83.64%) .NET
2 39 (70.91%) JavaScript
2 39 (70.91%) Web Development
3 33 (60.00%) SQL
4 32 (58.18%) ERP
5 30 (54.55%) Tcl
5 30 (54.55%) HTTP
5 30 (54.55%) CSS
5 30 (54.55%) French Language
5 30 (54.55%) Ajax
5 30 (54.55%) PLM
5 30 (54.55%) jQuery
5 30 (54.55%) AngularJS
5 30 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (30.91%) C#
7 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
7 13 (23.64%) Azure
8 12 (21.82%) Law
9 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (18.18%) C++
11 9 (16.36%) PHP
11 9 (16.36%) MySQL
11 9 (16.36%) MS Visio
11 9 (16.36%) TDD
11 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
11 9 (16.36%) Software Architecture
11 9 (16.36%) Drupal
11 9 (16.36%) WordPress
11 9 (16.36%) User Experience
11 9 (16.36%) Microservices

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.36%) Drupal
1 9 (16.36%) WordPress
2 1 (1.82%) TPMS
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Visio
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (3.64%) AWS
3 2 (3.64%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 30 (54.55%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (54.55%) French Language
2 12 (21.82%) Law
3 4 (7.27%) Legal
4 3 (5.45%) Finance
5 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.64%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 31 (56.36%) Applications Developer
3 30 (54.55%) Web Applications Developer
3 30 (54.55%) Web Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) ERP Support
8 2 (3.64%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (83.64%) .NET
2 30 (54.55%) Ajax
2 30 (54.55%) AngularJS
2 30 (54.55%) CSS
2 30 (54.55%) jQuery
2 30 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.64%) .NET Core
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Blog
3 2 (3.64%) Housing Association
3 2 (3.64%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) Web Development
2 32 (58.18%) ERP
3 30 (54.55%) PLM
4 9 (16.36%) Case Management
4 9 (16.36%) Event-Driven
4 9 (16.36%) Full Stack Development
4 9 (16.36%) Microservices
4 9 (16.36%) Mobile Development
4 9 (16.36%) Software Architecture
4 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
4 9 (16.36%) TDD
5 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL
7 3 (5.45%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Machine Learning
7 3 (5.45%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (3.64%) Clean Code
8 2 (3.64%) Commercial Awareness
8 2 (3.64%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) JavaScript
2 33 (60.00%) SQL
3 30 (54.55%) Tcl
4 17 (30.91%) C#
5 10 (18.18%) C++
6 9 (16.36%) PHP
7 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
8 5 (9.09%) VB6
9 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.82%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) XenApp
1 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Citrix
3 2 (3.64%) Google
3 2 (3.64%) iManage
3 2 (3.64%) SYSPRO
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow