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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 53 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.70% 2.59% 3.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.10% 5.22% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 16
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £20,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £40,000 £35,500
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
314 249 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 52.95% 49.60% 57.31%
Number of salaries quoted 278 212 258
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Coventry

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 26 (57.78%) HTML
2 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 20 (44.44%) Windows
3 16 (35.56%) Finance
4 15 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 15 (33.33%) UNIX
5 14 (31.11%) SQL
5 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
6 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 10 (22.22%) Oracle
8 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 9 (20.00%) ISEB
9 9 (20.00%) VBScript
9 9 (20.00%) .NET
10 8 (17.78%) C#
10 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
10 8 (17.78%) CSS
10 8 (17.78%) Citrix
10 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
10 8 (17.78%) SCCM
10 8 (17.78%) jQuery
10 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
10 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
10 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (17.78%) Automation Testing
11 7 (15.56%) AppDNA
11 7 (15.56%) XenDesktop
11 7 (15.56%) System Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Application Packaging

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Lync
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.22%) MPLS
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) AdminStudio
1 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.33%) MSI
2 6 (13.33%) InstallShield
3 4 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.22%) PVCS
4 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Tester
3 6 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Tester
5 4 (8.89%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Test Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Automation Team Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) HTML
2 9 (20.00%) .NET
3 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
3 8 (17.78%) CSS
3 8 (17.78%) jQuery
4 7 (15.56%) Application Packaging
5 6 (13.33%) XML
6 4 (8.89%) XSLT
6 4 (8.89%) SOAP
6 4 (8.89%) JSON
6 4 (8.89%) Ajax
6 4 (8.89%) REST
7 2 (4.44%) Middleware
7 2 (4.44%) CSS3
7 2 (4.44%) HTML5
8 1 (2.22%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Replication
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) UNIX
3 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
3 8 (17.78%) Automation Testing
4 7 (15.56%) System Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Migration
5 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.33%) Line Management
6 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.11%) Software Licensing
6 5 (11.11%) Test Management
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL
7 4 (8.89%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Test Planning
8 3 (6.67%) Workflow
9 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) VBScript
4 8 (17.78%) C#
4 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
5 6 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.44%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) Java
7 2 (4.44%) PHP5
8 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) MCSE
2 2 (4.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) CCEE
3 1 (2.22%) CCAA
3 1 (2.22%) CCIA
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CCA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) XenDesktop
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) SCCM
2 7 (15.56%) AppDNA
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 8 (17.78%) Citrix
4 6 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Perforce
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec
5 1 (2.22%) Sophos
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) Sage
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension, Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago