Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 228 264 201
Rank change year-on-year +36 -63 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 38 16 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.60% 0.22% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 0.36% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 70
Manchester median annual salary £46,250 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.71% -8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £35,500 £27,725 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,125 £56,000 £51,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +15.38%

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 3,503 4,480 4,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 55.12% 60.77% 60.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,922 3,844 3,956
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £26,875
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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 - 6 £42,500 -
Bury - 3 £47,500 - 1
Salford - 2 - -
Bolton +14 1 - -
Oldham - 1 - -
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) C#
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (31.58%) Manufacturing
3 12 (31.58%) Degree
4 11 (28.95%) C
5 10 (26.32%) T-SQL
5 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 10 (26.32%) Firmware
5 10 (26.32%) QA
5 10 (26.32%) Electronics
6 9 (23.68%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (23.68%) Validation
6 9 (23.68%) LabVIEW
6 9 (23.68%) Marketing
6 9 (23.68%) Bluetooth
6 9 (23.68%) GSM
6 9 (23.68%) .NET
6 9 (23.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (23.68%) Collaborative Working
6 9 (23.68%) FMEA
7 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (15.79%) VBScript
9 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 6 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
10 5 (13.16%) HTML
10 5 (13.16%) VB6

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 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Chatbot
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.26%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Bluetooth
1 9 (23.68%) GSM
1 9 (23.68%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) Broadband
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.63%) QlikView
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.63%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.63%) gulp
2 1 (2.63%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) webpack
General
1 12 (31.58%) Manufacturing
2 10 (26.32%) Electronics
3 9 (23.68%) Marketing
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
5 2 (5.26%) Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Finance
6 1 (2.63%) Games
6 1 (2.63%) Law
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Electronics Engineer
1 9 (23.68%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) DBA
3 6 (15.79%) SQL DBA
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planner
5 2 (5.26%) IT Support
5 2 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) CSS
3 4 (10.53%) WinForms
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
4 3 (7.89%) HTML5
4 3 (7.89%) NHibernate
4 3 (7.89%) SignalR
4 3 (7.89%) WCF
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) MSMQ
5 2 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) Node.js
6 1 (2.63%) React
6 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Robotics
4 2 (5.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Android
1 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Collaborative Working
1 9 (23.68%) FMEA
1 9 (23.68%) Root Cause Analysis
1 9 (23.68%) Validation
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.53%) Data Extraction
4 3 (7.89%) Analytics
4 3 (7.89%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (7.89%) Biometrics
4 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
4 3 (7.89%) Data Strategy
4 3 (7.89%) Machine Learning
4 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.89%) OCR
4 3 (7.89%) Process Management
4 3 (7.89%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (7.89%) SOLID
4 3 (7.89%) TDD
4 3 (7.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) C
4 10 (26.32%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.79%) VBScript
6 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
6 5 (13.16%) VB6
7 4 (10.53%) TypeScript
7 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
7 4 (10.53%) VBA
8 3 (7.89%) Python
9 2 (5.26%) Java
10 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.63%) C++
10 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.63%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.63%) Perl
10 1 (2.63%) PHP
10 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) QA
2 4 (10.53%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Firmware
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) Nessus
2 1 (2.63%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
2 3 (7.89%) RedGate
2 3 (7.89%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) McAfee
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
3 2 (5.26%) Veeam
3 2 (5.26%) Veritas
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Tableau
4 1 (2.63%) WorldPay