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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 154 150
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Permanent jobs citing VB 53 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.28% 0.77% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.10% 1.37% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 42 27 27
Median salary £36,250 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £25,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2524 1965 1775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 61.05% 56.32% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 1723 1553
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 10 £30,000 -
Wigan - 3 £28,500 -
Bury -6 2 - -
Cheadle - 2 - -
Heywood - 2 - - 1
Altrincham - 1 £45,000 -
Oldham - 1 £35,000 - 2
Salford - 1 £18,500 -
Stockport - 1 £37,500 -
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 61 (55.96%) .NET
2 47 (43.12%) SQL
3 41 (37.61%) HTML
4 39 (35.78%) SQL Server
5 35 (32.11%) C#
6 32 (29.36%) Degree
7 30 (27.52%) PHP
8 29 (26.61%) VBScript
9 28 (25.69%) VB.NET
9 28 (25.69%) Visual Studio
10 26 (23.85%) MySQL
10 26 (23.85%) C++
11 25 (22.94%) Windows
12 24 (22.02%) C
13 23 (21.10%) Electronics
14 22 (20.18%) Validation
14 22 (20.18%) Firmware
14 22 (20.18%) Embedded C
14 22 (20.18%) Software Engineering
14 22 (20.18%) Feasibility Study
15 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
16 20 (18.35%) ASP.NET
16 20 (18.35%) JavaScript
16 20 (18.35%) VB6
17 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (15.60%) Marketing
19 16 (14.68%) Linux
20 15 (13.76%) CSS
20 15 (13.76%) Active Directory
20 15 (13.76%) Business Intelligence

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 11 (10.09%) IBM Notes
1 11 (10.09%) Skype for Business
2 9 (8.26%) OpenEdge
2 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.42%) IIS
4 4 (3.67%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.59%) FileZilla
4 4 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (10.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) DHCP
1 11 (10.09%) DNS
1 11 (10.09%) Skype
2 5 (4.59%) FTP
2 5 (4.59%) SMTP
3 2 (1.83%) Intranet
3 2 (1.83%) LAN
3 2 (1.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (35.78%) SQL Server
2 26 (23.85%) MySQL
3 13 (11.93%) Relational Database
4 12 (11.01%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (8.26%) RDBMS
6 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.50%) Power BI
8 4 (3.67%) PowerPivot
8 4 (3.67%) QlikView
9 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (25.69%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.50%) Moq
3 6 (5.50%) MSTest
3 6 (5.50%) NUnit
3 6 (5.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.83%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (21.10%) Electronics
2 17 (15.60%) Marketing
3 12 (11.01%) Finance
4 8 (7.34%) Manufacturing
5 7 (6.42%) Legal
6 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.75%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.83%) Law
9 1 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (54.13%) Developer
2 30 (27.52%) .NET Developer
3 22 (20.18%) Embedded Engineer
4 13 (11.93%) C# Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Graduate
5 12 (11.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (11.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (11.01%) Software Engineer
6 11 (10.09%) Analyst
6 11 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (9.17%) .NET Software Developer
7 10 (9.17%) VB Developer
8 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (8.26%) Business Developer
8 9 (8.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (8.26%) Report Developer
8 9 (8.26%) Software Developer
9 8 (7.34%) Report Writer
9 8 (7.34%) SSRS Developer
9 8 (7.34%) SSRS Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (55.96%) .NET
2 41 (37.61%) HTML
3 20 (18.35%) ASP.NET
4 15 (13.76%) CSS
5 13 (11.93%) jQuery
6 10 (9.17%) WinForms
7 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (7.34%) AngularJS
9 7 (6.42%) Ajax
9 7 (6.42%) XML
10 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (5.50%) Castle Windsor
10 6 (5.50%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (5.50%) Ninject
10 6 (5.50%) RESTful
10 6 (5.50%) Spring.NET
10 6 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (5.50%) Unity DI Container
10 6 (5.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Algorithms
2 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.34%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.50%) Tandem
5 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.75%) iPad
7 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.83%) Life Science
8 1 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.94%) Windows
2 16 (14.68%) Linux
3 15 (13.76%) Embedded Linux
3 15 (13.76%) Windows 7
4 11 (10.09%) Windows 10
4 11 (10.09%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.83%) Android
5 2 (1.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) Feasibility Study
1 22 (20.18%) Software Engineering
1 22 (20.18%) Validation
2 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (11.01%) TDD
5 11 (10.09%) ITIL
5 11 (10.09%) MVC
6 9 (8.26%) Scrum
7 8 (7.34%) ETL
8 7 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.42%) Web Development
9 6 (5.50%) BDD
9 6 (5.50%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (5.50%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.50%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (5.50%) Kanban
9 6 (5.50%) MVVM
9 6 (5.50%) Web Application Development
10 5 (4.59%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.12%) SQL
2 35 (32.11%) C#
3 30 (27.52%) PHP
4 29 (26.61%) VBScript
5 28 (25.69%) VB.NET
6 26 (23.85%) C++
7 24 (22.02%) C
8 22 (20.18%) Embedded C
9 20 (18.35%) JavaScript
9 20 (18.35%) VB6
10 15 (13.76%) PowerShell
11 12 (11.01%) T-SQL
12 10 (9.17%) Embedded C++
13 5 (4.59%) Java
13 5 (4.59%) VBA
14 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.75%) XPath
15 2 (1.83%) Python
15 2 (1.83%) RPG
15 2 (1.83%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 32 (29.36%) Degree
2 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
2 11 (10.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) ISEB
3 4 (3.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.67%) MCSA
3 4 (3.67%) MCT
3 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.92%) HND
5 1 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (20.18%) Firmware
2 15 (13.76%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.09%) Citrix
2 11 (10.09%) HP
2 11 (10.09%) Lotus
2 11 (10.09%) VMware
3 7 (6.42%) SAP
4 5 (4.59%) PayPal
5 4 (3.67%) iManage
5 4 (3.67%) Interwoven
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle
7 2 (1.83%) IBM
8 1 (0.92%) Kofax
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