The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 41 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB 25 40 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 4.01% 5.78% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.42% 15.27% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 9
Average salary £37,500 £37,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% +11.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £29,300 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £48,700 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
297 262 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 47.60% 37.86% 51.71%
Number of salaries quoted 267 233 169
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
West Midlands

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 1 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Coventry

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) HTML
3 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
4 15 (34.09%) Finance
5 14 (31.82%) System Testing
6 13 (29.55%) Manual Testing
6 13 (29.55%) UNIX
7 11 (25.00%) SQL
7 11 (25.00%) ISEB
7 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 9 (20.45%) Integration Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (20.45%) Automation Testing
8 9 (20.45%) VBScript
8 9 (20.45%) .NET
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle
9 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 8 (18.18%) Citrix
9 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 8 (18.18%) AdminStudio
9 8 (18.18%) AppDNA
9 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (18.18%) XenDesktop
9 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
9 8 (18.18%) SCCM
9 8 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (18.18%) Retail
9 8 (18.18%) Application Packaging
10 7 (15.91%) Banking

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Ethernet
1 6 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) AdminStudio
2 7 (15.91%) InstallShield
3 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 6 (13.64%) PVCS
3 6 (13.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (13.64%) MSI
4 4 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Retail
3 7 (15.91%) Banking
4 6 (13.64%) Electronics
5 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Test Manager
2 7 (15.91%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Test Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Lead Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.09%) Automation Team Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) HTML
2 9 (20.45%) .NET
3 8 (18.18%) Application Packaging
4 7 (15.91%) CSS
4 7 (15.91%) XML
5 6 (13.64%) MFC
5 6 (13.64%) jQuery
6 5 (11.36%) REST
6 5 (11.36%) Ajax
6 5 (11.36%) JSON
6 5 (11.36%) XSLT
6 5 (11.36%) SOAP
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
1 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) UNIX
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) System Testing
2 13 (29.55%) Manual Testing
3 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (20.45%) Integration Testing
4 9 (20.45%) Automation Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
6 5 (11.36%) Compatibility Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Test Management
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL
7 4 (9.09%) Workflow
8 3 (6.82%) Data Transformation
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing
10 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.27%) Quantitative Risk Management
10 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) VBScript
3 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 6 (13.64%) C
4 6 (13.64%) C++
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded C
5 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.82%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) PHP5
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) CCEE
2 1 (2.27%) CCAA
2 1 (2.27%) CCIA
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 8 (18.18%) XenDesktop
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) AppDNA
1 8 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Citrix
3 6 (13.64%) HP
3 6 (13.64%) Perforce
Coventry
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Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago