Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 218 219
Rank change year-on-year -50 +1 -35
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 93 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 1.13% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 1.87% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 65 51
Manchester median annual salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £22,964 £25,950 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -

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 4,446 4,968 3,839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 60.65% 60.23% 54.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,778 4,311 3,324
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Cheadle +1 2 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Wigan +13 1 £34,000 +19.30% 1
Oldham +7 1 £42,500 +21.43%
Salford 0 1 - - 1
Bolton -1 1 £30,500 +1.67%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £28,463 -
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 11 (68.75%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 5 (31.25%) C
4 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) VB6
6 3 (18.75%) Law
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (12.50%) Case Management
7 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow Development
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (12.50%) VBA
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) Legal
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow

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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Broadband
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (18.75%) Law
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) German Language
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Case Management Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) EDI
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) WinForms
3 1 (6.25%) XSL
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 1 (6.25%) Cyberattack
1 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
1 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (18.75%) SDLC
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Case Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Workflow
2 2 (12.50%) Workflow Development
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) VB6
5 3 (18.75%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) VBA
7 1 (6.25%) C++
7 1 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) R
7 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) GCFA
2 1 (6.25%) GPEN
2 1 (6.25%) GREM
2 1 (6.25%) GXPN
2 1 (6.25%) HNC
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (6.25%) Blue Prism
3 1 (6.25%) UiPath