The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 64 57 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.39% 2.19% 4.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.99% 4.76% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 24
Median salary £28,000 £29,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.08% -34.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £22,000 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
341 357 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 47.96% 46.01% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 297 323 245
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,421 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Coventry

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for VB.

1 27 (93.10%) SQL
2 26 (89.66%) C#
2 26 (89.66%) .NET
3 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
4 20 (68.97%) HTML
4 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
5 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
6 14 (48.28%) Mentoring
7 12 (41.38%) Oracle
8 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (34.48%) Ajax
9 10 (34.48%) PL/SQL
9 10 (34.48%) Java
9 10 (34.48%) VB.NET
10 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
11 8 (27.59%) CSS
11 8 (27.59%) Web Services
11 8 (27.59%) XML
11 8 (27.59%) OOP
11 8 (27.59%) Scrum
11 8 (27.59%) Degree
11 8 (27.59%) SDLC
12 7 (24.14%) VB6
12 7 (24.14%) jQuery
12 7 (24.14%) XHTML
12 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
13 6 (20.69%) C
14 5 (17.24%) ITIL
14 5 (17.24%) MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) CMS
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) CATIA
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) ENOVIA
1 2 (6.90%) JDE OneWorld
1 2 (6.90%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SSL
2 2 (6.90%) WebEx
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.45%) MPLS
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) GIS
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) PowerBuilder
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Automotive
1 2 (6.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) C# Developer
3 12 (41.38%) .NET Developer
4 8 (27.59%) C# Software Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Java Software Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Software Developer
5 7 (24.14%) VB Developer
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (20.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (13.79%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) Applications Support
7 4 (13.79%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Junior
8 3 (10.34%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
3 20 (68.97%) HTML
4 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (34.48%) Ajax
6 8 (27.59%) CSS
6 8 (27.59%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) XML
7 7 (24.14%) jQuery
7 7 (24.14%) XHTML
8 2 (6.90%) COM+
9 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) W3C
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Mentoring
2 8 (27.59%) OOP
2 8 (27.59%) Scrum
2 8 (27.59%) SDLC
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) MVC
4 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
4 4 (13.79%) CRM
4 4 (13.79%) Release Management
4 4 (13.79%) Use Case
4 4 (13.79%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) CAD
5 2 (6.90%) Coaching
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Data Management
5 2 (6.90%) PDM
5 2 (6.90%) PLM
5 2 (6.90%) Product Management
5 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) SQL
2 26 (89.66%) C#
3 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
4 10 (34.48%) Java
4 10 (34.48%) PL/SQL
4 10 (34.48%) VB.NET
5 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
6 7 (24.14%) VB6
7 6 (20.69%) C
8 4 (13.79%) VBA
9 2 (6.90%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) HND
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
1 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) EMC
4 1 (3.45%) Sophos
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec
4 1 (3.45%) VMware