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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.54% 3.89% 3.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.14% 7.74% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 15
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +56.25%
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
228 323 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 41.30% 50.23% 55.69%
Number of salaries quoted 203 301 207
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 18 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Coventry

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
3 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (35.71%) Finance
5 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 8 (28.57%) System Testing
6 7 (25.00%) SCCM
6 7 (25.00%) Retail
7 6 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (21.43%) C#
7 6 (21.43%) Oracle
7 6 (21.43%) Banking
7 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 5 (17.86%) VB6
8 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) Application Packaging
8 5 (17.86%) Perforce
8 5 (17.86%) MFC
8 5 (17.86%) C++
8 5 (17.86%) C
8 5 (17.86%) PVCS
8 5 (17.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
8 5 (17.86%) Embedded C
8 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
8 5 (17.86%) Electronics
8 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (14.29%) Handset

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
1 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.14%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) PVCS
1 5 (17.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.57%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Retail
3 6 (21.43%) Banking
4 5 (17.86%) Electronics
5 3 (10.71%) Back Office
6 2 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Applications Packager
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) Application Packaging
3 5 (17.86%) MFC
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) WinForms
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) Ajax
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) LINQ
5 1 (3.57%) XHTML
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Handset
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Graphic Design
2 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) Firmware
3 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) System Testing
2 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Content Management
5 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.14%) Budget Control
5 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.57%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.57%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) VB6
3 5 (17.86%) C++
3 5 (17.86%) C
3 5 (17.86%) Embedded C
4 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.71%) VBScript
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 6 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (7.14%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.57%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Perforce
4 4 (14.29%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) Lotus
5 2 (7.14%) McAfee
5 2 (7.14%) Mitel
5 2 (7.14%) RightFax
5 2 (7.14%) Polycom
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
networx
Salary: £35,704 to £37,586 (pay award pending)
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £32,440 to £44,605 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago