Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 206 194
Rank change year-on-year -59 -12 -32
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 89 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 1.16% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 1.93% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15 64 58
Manchester median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +15.94% +6.15%
10th Percentile £28,300 £27,000 £19,925
90th Percentile £58,250 £45,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% -17.46%

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 4,576 4,621 3,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 61.62% 60.15% 51.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,929 4,014 2,940
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
Bolton +2 1 £33,500 +11.67% 1
VB
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 8 (53.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) WinForms
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (20.00%) Power BI
6 3 (20.00%) Infor CloudSuite
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 3 (20.00%) WPF
6 3 (20.00%) Infor
6 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (20.00%) ERP
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (20.00%) Back Office
6 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (20.00%) Advertising
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) Workflow
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange

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 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Infor CloudSuite
1 3 (20.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) G Suite
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Power BI
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (13.33%) Toad
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (20.00%) Advertising
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) ERP Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) ERP Support
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) WinForms
3 3 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) LINQ
4 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (6.67%) React
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Fintech
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
1 4 (26.67%) SDLC
2 3 (20.00%) ERP
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) V-Model
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB6
4 2 (13.33%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Infor
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Apple
3 2 (13.33%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Prism