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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 66 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.48% 4.82% 5.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 9.74% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 31
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £34,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
365 308 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 45.01% 49.44% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 331 274 239
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Coventry

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 24 (85.71%) C#
3 19 (67.86%) SQL
4 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
5 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 16 (57.14%) Degree
6 15 (53.57%) HTML
7 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 11 (39.29%) VB6
9 10 (35.71%) Finance
9 10 (35.71%) CSS
9 10 (35.71%) MVC
10 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
10 9 (32.14%) Oracle
10 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
10 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
10 9 (32.14%) jQuery
10 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (28.57%) Scrum
11 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
11 8 (28.57%) XML
11 8 (28.57%) ITIL
11 8 (28.57%) Back Office
11 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
12 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
12 7 (25.00%) Windows
12 7 (25.00%) Business Objects
12 7 (25.00%) IIS
12 7 (25.00%) Java

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 7 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SSL
2 5 (17.86%) Broadband
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) MPLS
3 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.86%) NUnit
2 5 (17.86%) MSTest
2 5 (17.86%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (17.86%) Moq
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Back Office
3 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Front Office
5 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Junior
3 6 (21.43%) Junior Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Software Support Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
3 15 (53.57%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) CSS
5 9 (32.14%) jQuery
6 8 (28.57%) XML
6 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (21.43%) XHTML
7 6 (21.43%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) WinForms
8 5 (17.86%) WPF
8 5 (17.86%) Spring.NET
8 5 (17.86%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (17.86%) Ninject
8 5 (17.86%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (7.14%) HTML5
9 2 (7.14%) CSS3
9 2 (7.14%) Ajax
10 1 (3.57%) WCF
10 1 (3.57%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (21.43%) W3C
2 6 (21.43%) User Experience
3 5 (17.86%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) MVC
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Scrum
3 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (21.43%) SEO
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Pay per click
4 6 (21.43%) Web Development
4 6 (21.43%) Analytics
4 6 (21.43%) DevOps
4 6 (21.43%) Change Control
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) Kanban
5 5 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (17.86%) MVVM
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) OOP
6 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 11 (39.29%) VB6
5 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
5 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
5 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
6 7 (25.00%) Java
7 2 (7.14%) VBScript
8 1 (3.57%) C++
8 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) CCA
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 6 (21.43%) Google
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Lotus
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) Sophos
6 1 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Talent Spa
Salary: £37k + company car after 6 month probation period
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago