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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 47 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 4.25% 2.74% 3.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.31% 4.89% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 21
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,700 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
325 327 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 51.18% 56.09% 61.06%
Number of salaries quoted 295 294 296
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 28 November 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Coventry

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 25 (53.19%) HTML
2 20 (42.55%) SQL
3 19 (40.43%) Windows
3 19 (40.43%) Finance
4 18 (38.30%) C#
4 18 (38.30%) .NET
5 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
6 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
7 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (27.66%) UNIX
9 12 (25.53%) Oracle
9 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
9 12 (25.53%) Manual Testing
10 10 (21.28%) VBScript
10 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
11 8 (17.02%) Citrix
11 8 (17.02%) VB.NET
11 8 (17.02%) CSS
11 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
11 8 (17.02%) SCCM
11 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
11 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
11 8 (17.02%) HTML5
11 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (14.89%) AppDNA
12 7 (14.89%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop
12 7 (14.89%) Application Packaging
12 7 (14.89%) ITIL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (4.26%) IIS
1 2 (4.26%) Apache
1 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
1 2 (4.26%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.13%) Lync
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) MPLS
2 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) AdminStudio
2 6 (12.77%) MSI
2 6 (12.77%) InstallShield
3 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Tester
4 6 (12.77%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Team Leader
5 5 (10.64%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Tester
6 4 (8.51%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Programmer
7 3 (6.38%) Automation Team Leader
8 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) HTML
2 18 (38.30%) .NET
3 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
4 8 (17.02%) CSS
4 8 (17.02%) HTML5
5 7 (14.89%) Application Packaging
6 6 (12.77%) jQuery
6 6 (12.77%) CSS3
7 2 (4.26%) Web Services
7 2 (4.26%) XML
7 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Statistics
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.66%) UNIX
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Manual Testing
2 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
3 7 (14.89%) ITIL
4 6 (12.77%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
5 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
5 5 (10.64%) Automation Testing
5 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
5 5 (10.64%) Software Licensing
6 4 (8.51%) Test Planning
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.51%) Test Management
6 4 (8.51%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.38%) System Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.26%) Line Management
8 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) C#
3 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.28%) VBScript
5 8 (17.02%) VB.NET
5 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
6 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
6 6 (12.77%) Java
7 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.51%) VB6
8 2 (4.26%) PHP5
8 2 (4.26%) VBA
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) ISEB
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) MCSA
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.13%) CCA
4 1 (2.13%) CCEE
4 1 (2.13%) CCAA
4 1 (2.13%) CCIA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) SCCM
2 7 (14.89%) AppDNA
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.02%) Citrix
4 4 (8.51%) HP
4 4 (8.51%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) Sage
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) Sophos
6 1 (2.13%) VMware