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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 56 66 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.74% 1.02% 3.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 2.19% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 21
Median salary £27,500 £28,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -

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
263 320 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 48.98% 46.78% 47.61%
Number of salaries quoted 225 283 271
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 January 2017.

VB Salary Histogram in Coventry

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) WinForms
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) PHP
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 7

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 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) AccuRev
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
2 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) WinForms
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) XHTML
5 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Animation
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
6 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco