The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 58 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.24% 4.14% 4.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.93% 8.92% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 24
Average salary £29,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.44% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,500 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
VB
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
345 269 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 45.51% 46.38% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 314 238 270
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

VB
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Coventry region.

VB Salary Trend in Coventry

VB
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Coventry

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 28 (82.35%) .NET
2 26 (76.47%) C#
3 21 (61.76%) SQL
4 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
5 18 (52.94%) Degree
6 17 (50.00%) HTML
7 16 (47.06%) Finance
8 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
9 13 (38.24%) VB6
10 12 (35.29%) CSS
11 11 (32.35%) Oracle
11 11 (32.35%) PL/SQL
11 11 (32.35%) MVC
12 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
12 10 (29.41%) ITIL
13 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
13 9 (26.47%) Java
13 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
13 9 (26.47%) jQuery
13 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (23.53%) Back Office
14 8 (23.53%) Business Objects
14 8 (23.53%) IIS
14 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
14 8 (23.53%) XML
15 7 (20.59%) VB.NET
15 7 (20.59%) Web Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (23.53%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SSL
2 3 (8.82%) Broadband
3 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.94%) MPLS
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (8.82%) Moq
2 3 (8.82%) MSTest
2 3 (8.82%) NUnit
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Back Office
3 5 (14.71%) Banking
4 4 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Junior
2 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Junior Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Software Support Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Development Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 4 (11.76%) MI Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Software Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (82.35%) .NET
2 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 17 (50.00%) HTML
4 12 (35.29%) CSS
5 9 (26.47%) jQuery
6 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (23.53%) XML
7 7 (20.59%) Web Services
8 6 (17.65%) XHTML
9 4 (11.76%) HTML5
9 4 (11.76%) CSS3
10 3 (8.82%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (8.82%) Spring.NET
10 3 (8.82%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (8.82%) Ninject
10 3 (8.82%) WPF
10 3 (8.82%) WinForms
11 2 (5.88%) Ajax
12 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (2.94%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (17.65%) W3C
3 6 (17.65%) User Experience
4 4 (11.76%) FMCG
5 3 (8.82%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
6 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) Replication
6 1 (2.94%) Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) MVC
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL
3 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) SEO
4 6 (17.65%) Web Development
4 6 (17.65%) Pay per click
4 6 (17.65%) DevOps
4 6 (17.65%) Analytics
4 6 (17.65%) Change Control
5 4 (11.76%) OOP
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) Information Management
6 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
6 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) Kanban
6 3 (8.82%) MVVM
6 3 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (8.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) C#
2 21 (61.76%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 13 (38.24%) VB6
5 11 (32.35%) PL/SQL
6 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
6 9 (26.47%) Java
7 7 (20.59%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.88%) VBScript
9 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.94%) CCA
2 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
1 1 (2.94%) XenApp
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
1 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Business Objects
3 6 (17.65%) Google
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.82%) SAP
5 2 (5.88%) Lotus
6 1 (2.94%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) Sophos
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago