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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.99% 3.90% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.98% 9.43% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 14
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -0.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £20,250 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £51,250 £37,050
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
301 212 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 50.00% 41.33% 53.46%
Number of salaries quoted 266 188 234
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £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 16 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Coventry

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 23 (51.11%) HTML
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.11%) UNIX
4 14 (31.11%) Finance
4 14 (31.11%) Manual Testing
5 12 (26.67%) System Testing
5 12 (26.67%) SQL
6 11 (24.44%) ISEB
6 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
6 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (22.22%) VBScript
8 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (20.00%) Oracle
8 9 (20.00%) Citrix
8 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 9 (20.00%) SCCM
8 9 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 8 (17.78%) AppDNA
9 8 (17.78%) XenDesktop
9 8 (17.78%) Application Packaging
9 8 (17.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (17.78%) AdminStudio
9 8 (17.78%) .NET
10 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
10 7 (15.56%) XML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
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
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) NetScaler
1 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) MPLS
2 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) AdminStudio
2 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.56%) InstallShield
3 6 (13.33%) MSI
4 4 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
4 4 (8.89%) PVCS
4 4 (8.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Test Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Systems Test Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Tester
4 5 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Tester
5 4 (8.89%) Automation Team Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Programmer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) HTML
2 8 (17.78%) Application Packaging
2 8 (17.78%) .NET
3 7 (15.56%) XML
3 7 (15.56%) CSS
3 7 (15.56%) jQuery
4 5 (11.11%) XSLT
4 5 (11.11%) SOAP
4 5 (11.11%) Ajax
4 5 (11.11%) JSON
4 5 (11.11%) REST
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.89%) MFC
6 2 (4.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
1 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
1 1 (2.22%) Replication
1 1 (2.22%) Clustering
1 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) UNIX
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Manual Testing
2 12 (26.67%) System Testing
3 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
4 9 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 9 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Line Management
6 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.33%) Software Licensing
6 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Migration
6 6 (13.33%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) Test Management
7 5 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.89%) Workflow
9 3 (6.67%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) VBScript
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.89%) Embedded C
4 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
4 4 (8.89%) C
4 4 (8.89%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) PHP5
5 2 (4.44%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) 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%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CCA
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.22%) CCEE
3 1 (2.22%) CCAA
3 1 (2.22%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) XenDesktop
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) SCCM
2 8 (17.78%) AppDNA
3 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) Citrix
3 6 (13.33%) HP
4 4 (8.89%) Perforce
5 1 (2.22%) Sage
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec
5 1 (2.22%) Sophos
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago