Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 204 206
Rank change year-on-year -56 +2 -35
Permanent jobs citing VB 24 86 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.32% 1.17% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 1.96% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17 81 67
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,750 £51,250 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% +20.30% -5.00%

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 4,384 4,385 3,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 59.09% 59.78% 49.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,711 3,860 3,069
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Bolton +8 3 £33,500 -25.56% 1
Heywood - 1 £19,500 -
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) .NET
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) Manufacturing
4 10 (41.67%) VB.NET
5 8 (33.33%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) CSS
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (33.33%) Degree
6 7 (29.17%) WinForms
6 7 (29.17%) SAP
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) ERP
6 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
7 6 (25.00%) VBScript
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
8 5 (20.83%) Marketing
8 5 (20.83%) WPF
8 5 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
8 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (20.83%) Project Management
8 5 (20.83%) Electronics
8 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
8 5 (20.83%) XML
8 5 (20.83%) Coaching

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 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) FileZilla
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Infor CloudSuite
1 3 (12.50%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) G Suite
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
1 2 (8.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) FTP
1 2 (8.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (12.50%) Power BI
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 11 (45.83%) Manufacturing
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Electronics
3 5 (20.83%) Marketing
3 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
4 3 (12.50%) Advertising
4 3 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (8.33%) Back Office
6 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Implementation Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) ERP Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) ERP Support
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) CSS
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) WinForms
4 5 (20.83%) WPF
4 5 (20.83%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Core
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.50%) Ajax
5 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (12.50%) LINQ
5 3 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (12.50%) React
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) JSON
6 2 (8.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (12.50%) EPoS
2 3 (12.50%) Fintech
3 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ERP
2 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.83%) Coaching
2 5 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
2 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) People Management
4 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Android Development
5 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
6 6 (25.00%) VBScript
7 4 (16.67%) PHP
8 3 (12.50%) VBA
9 2 (8.33%) Java
10 1 (4.17%) C
10 1 (4.17%) C++
10 1 (4.17%) C-shell
10 1 (4.17%) Korn
10 1 (4.17%) Perl
10 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 1 (4.17%) RPG
10 1 (4.17%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Master's Degree
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.33%) MCITP
3 2 (8.33%) MCSA
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) SAP
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Infor
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Apple
4 2 (8.33%) CyberSource
4 2 (8.33%) Google
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) PayPal
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) IBM