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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 69 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.32% 4.11% 5.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.96% 8.67% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 34
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,900 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £48,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
372 300 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 44.55% 47.39% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 325 268 234
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Coventry

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) C#
3 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
4 17 (65.38%) SQL
5 15 (57.69%) HTML
6 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 13 (50.00%) Degree
7 12 (46.15%) CSS
8 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
9 10 (38.46%) T-SQL
9 10 (38.46%) Windows
9 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
9 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (34.62%) jQuery
10 9 (34.62%) Scrum
10 9 (34.62%) Back Office
10 9 (34.62%) MVC
11 8 (30.77%) XML
11 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
11 8 (30.77%) Finance
11 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (30.77%) VB6
12 7 (26.92%) WinForms
12 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (26.92%) Web Services
12 7 (26.92%) IIS
12 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
13 6 (23.08%) SEO
13 6 (23.08%) W3C
13 6 (23.08%) XHTML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (26.92%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Lync
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Broadband
1 6 (23.08%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) MPLS
2 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 6 (23.08%) NUnit
2 6 (23.08%) MSTest
2 6 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (23.08%) Moq
General
1 9 (34.62%) Back Office
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.54%) Front Office
5 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Junior
3 6 (23.08%) Junior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Software Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Graduate
8 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) HTML
3 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (46.15%) CSS
5 9 (34.62%) jQuery
6 8 (30.77%) XML
7 7 (26.92%) WinForms
7 7 (26.92%) Web Services
7 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (23.08%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (23.08%) Ninject
8 6 (23.08%) XHTML
8 6 (23.08%) Spring.NET
8 6 (23.08%) WPF
9 2 (7.69%) HTML5
9 2 (7.69%) WCF
9 2 (7.69%) CSS3
10 1 (3.85%) Ext JS
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) W3C
1 6 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
1 6 (23.08%) User Experience
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.85%) Replication
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Scrum
1 9 (34.62%) MVC
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
3 6 (23.08%) Pay per click
3 6 (23.08%) Web Development
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (23.08%) Kanban
3 6 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (23.08%) MVVM
3 6 (23.08%) Change Control
3 6 (23.08%) SEO
3 6 (23.08%) Analytics
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Content Management
7 2 (7.69%) OOP
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 10 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
5 8 (30.77%) VB6
6 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
7 4 (15.38%) Java
8 2 (7.69%) VBScript
9 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) CCA
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) XenApp
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Google
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Lotus
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) Sophos
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
Coventry
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago