Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 202 209
Rank change year-on-year -43 +7 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 49 79 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.61% 1.05% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 1.82% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36 82 52
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £18,250 £30,125 £23,750
90th Percentile £50,625 £51,250 £48,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year - +21.21% +1.54%

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 4638 4341 3661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 58.16% 57.87% 49.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3952 3839 3207
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,900
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £55,000
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 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Heywood - 7 £19,500 -
Bolton +2 6 £31,750 -20.63% 1
Oldham +8 2 £35,000 -26.32%
Stockport - 2 £37,500 -
Wigan - 2 £28,500 -
Salford - 1 £18,500 -
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 36 (73.47%) SQL
2 29 (59.18%) .NET
3 24 (48.98%) VB.NET
4 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 20 (40.82%) HTML
6 18 (36.73%) C#
7 17 (34.69%) CSS
7 17 (34.69%) Degree
8 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
9 15 (30.61%) VBScript
9 15 (30.61%) Manufacturing
9 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (26.53%) Finance
11 12 (24.49%) Windows
11 12 (24.49%) T-SQL
12 11 (22.45%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (22.45%) ERP
12 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
12 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (20.41%) SAP
13 10 (20.41%) XML
14 9 (18.37%) Ajax
14 9 (18.37%) Marketing
15 8 (16.33%) Programme Management
15 8 (16.33%) Electronics
15 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
15 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
15 8 (16.33%) C++

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 4 (8.16%) IBM Notes
1 4 (8.16%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) OpenEdge
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) FileZilla
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Infor CloudSuite
1 3 (6.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.08%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) DHCP
1 4 (8.16%) DNS
1 4 (8.16%) Skype
2 3 (6.12%) FTP
2 3 (6.12%) SMTP
3 2 (4.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.24%) Power BI
4 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
5 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.08%) PowerPivot
7 2 (4.08%) QlikView
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
1 2 (4.08%) TestComplete
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (30.61%) Manufacturing
2 13 (26.53%) Finance
3 9 (18.37%) Marketing
4 8 (16.33%) Electronics
4 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (10.20%) Retail
6 3 (6.12%) Advertising
6 3 (6.12%) Italian Language
7 1 (2.04%) Automotive
7 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Graduate
3 8 (16.33%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Implementation Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Implementation Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) .NET
2 20 (40.82%) HTML
3 17 (34.69%) CSS
4 10 (20.41%) XML
5 9 (18.37%) Ajax
6 7 (14.29%) DHTML
6 7 (14.29%) WinForms
7 4 (8.16%) WPF
8 3 (6.12%) .NET Core
8 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.12%) Entity Framework
8 3 (6.12%) jQuery
8 3 (6.12%) JSON
8 3 (6.12%) LINQ
8 3 (6.12%) LINQ to SQL
8 3 (6.12%) React
8 3 (6.12%) Regular Expression
9 2 (4.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Chip and PIN
2 5 (10.20%) EPoS
3 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.12%) Fintech
3 3 (6.12%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
2 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) ERP
2 8 (16.33%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (16.33%) Programme Management
3 7 (14.29%) CRM
3 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 7 (14.29%) Web Design
4 6 (12.24%) Coaching
4 6 (12.24%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.20%) Data Migration
5 5 (10.20%) Migration
5 5 (10.20%) People Management
5 5 (10.20%) Time Management
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.12%) ETL
7 3 (6.12%) V-Model
7 3 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) SQL
2 24 (48.98%) VB.NET
3 18 (36.73%) C#
4 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
5 15 (30.61%) VBScript
6 12 (24.49%) T-SQL
7 8 (16.33%) C++
8 7 (14.29%) RPG
8 7 (14.29%) RPG IV
9 6 (12.24%) PHP
9 6 (12.24%) VBA
10 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
10 4 (8.16%) VB6
11 3 (6.12%) Java
11 3 (6.12%) XPath
12 2 (4.08%) C-shell
12 2 (4.08%) Korn
12 2 (4.08%) Perl
12 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
13 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) ISEB
2 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.20%) Master's Degree
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.16%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) SAP
3 7 (14.29%) IBM
4 4 (8.16%) Citrix
4 4 (8.16%) HP
4 4 (8.16%) Lotus
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) VMware
5 3 (6.12%) Infor
5 3 (6.12%) PayPal
6 2 (4.08%) CyberSource
7 1 (2.04%) Kofax