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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 65 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.75% 3.61% 4.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.68% 7.37% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 20
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
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
357 285 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 44.46% 49.05% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 316 256 199
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) C#
2 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) VB.NET
4 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) HTML
5 10 (45.45%) CSS
5 10 (45.45%) Scrum
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) WinForms
6 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
7 8 (36.36%) Broadband
7 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 8 (36.36%) TDD
7 8 (36.36%) NUnit
7 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
7 8 (36.36%) Degree
7 8 (36.36%) WPF
7 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (36.36%) Kanban
7 8 (36.36%) Spring.NET
7 8 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (36.36%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (36.36%) MSTest
7 8 (36.36%) MVVM
7 8 (36.36%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (36.36%) Moq
7 8 (36.36%) Castle Windsor

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (22.73%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Broadband
2 4 (18.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) NUnit
1 8 (36.36%) MSTest
1 8 (36.36%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (36.36%) Moq
2 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 7 (31.82%) Back Office
3 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (13.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Junior
3 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Junior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 9 (40.91%) WinForms
5 8 (36.36%) WPF
5 8 (36.36%) Spring.NET
5 8 (36.36%) Castle Windsor
5 8 (36.36%) Ninject
5 8 (36.36%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (31.82%) jQuery
7 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 5 (22.73%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) XHTML
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (9.09%) CSS3
9 2 (9.09%) WCF
9 2 (9.09%) HTML5
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (4.55%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) W3C
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Scrum
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) TDD
2 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (36.36%) Kanban
2 8 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (36.36%) MVVM
3 6 (27.27%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) SEO
4 4 (18.18%) Pay per click
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) Change Control
4 4 (18.18%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Content Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) VB.NET
3 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) VB6
5 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.64%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) Google
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Lotus