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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West / Manchester
Rank 143 155 123
Rank change year-on-year +12 -32  
Permanent jobs citing VB 56 27 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.42% 0.80% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 1.52% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 69
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £28,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

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 2370 1772 1965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 60.14% 52.57% 52.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2012 1503 1730
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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
Oldham - 23 £21,500 - 1
Stockport +4 5 £36,000 +18.03%
Bury -12 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Cheadle - 2 £40,000 - 1
Wigan - 1 £28,500 -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 66 (74.16%) .NET
2 49 (55.06%) C#
3 38 (42.70%) SQL Server
4 35 (39.33%) HTML
5 34 (38.20%) VB.NET
6 31 (34.83%) Degree
7 30 (33.71%) Visual Studio
8 29 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (30.34%) TDD
10 25 (28.09%) MySQL
10 25 (28.09%) Windows
11 24 (26.97%) C++
11 24 (26.97%) C
11 24 (26.97%) PHP
11 24 (26.97%) Software Engineering
11 24 (26.97%) SQL Server 2014
12 23 (25.84%) Feasibility Study
12 23 (25.84%) Marketing
12 23 (25.84%) WinForms
12 23 (25.84%) Validation
12 23 (25.84%) Embedded C
12 23 (25.84%) Firmware
13 22 (24.72%) SQL
14 20 (22.47%) Scrum
14 20 (22.47%) WPF
14 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (21.35%) Kanban
15 19 (21.35%) Spring.NET
15 19 (21.35%) Dependency Injection
15 19 (21.35%) Inversion of Control

VB
Top Related 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 (2.25%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.25%) IIS
1 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) DHCP
2 3 (3.37%) LAN
2 3 (3.37%) WAN
3 2 (2.25%) DDNS
3 2 (2.25%) DNS
3 2 (2.25%) IPsec
3 2 (2.25%) SAN
3 2 (2.25%) Skype
3 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (42.70%) SQL Server
2 25 (28.09%) MySQL
3 24 (26.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.12%) MS Access
6 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.12%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.12%) QlikView
6 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (33.71%) Visual Studio
2 19 (21.35%) Moq
2 19 (21.35%) MSTest
2 19 (21.35%) NUnit
2 19 (21.35%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.12%) MorphX
4 1 (1.12%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 23 (25.84%) Marketing
2 19 (21.35%) Electronics
3 7 (7.87%) Law
3 7 (7.87%) Legal
4 4 (4.49%) Finance
5 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (59.55%) Developer
2 38 (42.70%) .NET Developer
3 23 (25.84%) .NET Software Developer
3 23 (25.84%) Embedded Engineer
4 13 (14.61%) Software Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) Graduate
6 11 (12.36%) C# Developer
7 10 (11.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (11.24%) VB Developer
8 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.99%) Software Developer
9 8 (8.99%) SQL Developer
10 7 (7.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (7.87%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (7.87%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 6 (6.74%) Analyst
12 5 (5.62%) Graduate Developer
12 5 (5.62%) Graduate SQL Developer
13 4 (4.49%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (74.16%) .NET
2 35 (39.33%) HTML
3 23 (25.84%) WinForms
4 20 (22.47%) WPF
5 19 (21.35%) Castle Windsor
5 19 (21.35%) Ninject
5 19 (21.35%) Spring.NET
5 19 (21.35%) Unity DI Container
6 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET
7 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (10.11%) AngularJS
8 9 (10.11%) CSS
9 8 (8.99%) jQuery
10 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (7.87%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (7.87%) RESTful
10 7 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (5.62%) XML
12 4 (4.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Algorithms
2 7 (7.87%) Tandem
3 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) iPad
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.25%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (2.25%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.12%) Life Science
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.09%) Windows
2 16 (17.98%) Embedded Linux
2 16 (17.98%) Linux
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) TDD
3 24 (26.97%) Software Engineering
4 23 (25.84%) Feasibility Study
4 23 (25.84%) Validation
5 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (22.47%) Scrum
6 19 (21.35%) Dependency Injection
6 19 (21.35%) Inversion of Control
6 19 (21.35%) Kanban
6 19 (21.35%) MVVM
7 13 (14.61%) MVC
8 7 (7.87%) BDD
8 7 (7.87%) Web Application Development
9 6 (6.74%) Case Management
10 4 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.49%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (4.49%) Software Testing
11 3 (3.37%) Business Process Analysis
11 3 (3.37%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.06%) C#
2 34 (38.20%) VB.NET
3 24 (26.97%) C
3 24 (26.97%) C++
3 24 (26.97%) PHP
4 23 (25.84%) Embedded C
5 22 (24.72%) SQL
6 19 (21.35%) VB6
7 11 (12.36%) Embedded C++
8 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
9 7 (7.87%) T-SQL
10 5 (5.62%) Python
10 5 (5.62%) VBScript
11 3 (3.37%) IronPython
11 3 (3.37%) Java
12 2 (2.25%) Delphi
12 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.25%) VBA
13 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.12%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (34.83%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) MCITP
2 2 (2.25%) MCSA
2 2 (2.25%) MCSE
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) PMO
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (25.84%) Firmware
2 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) HP
2 4 (4.49%) VMware
3 2 (2.25%) 3PAR
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco
3 2 (2.25%) Citrix
3 2 (2.25%) Lotus
4 1 (1.12%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.12%) SAP
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