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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 43 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.29% 4.43% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.73% 11.45% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 12
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £20,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £37,350
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
297 227 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 48.93% 38.67% 52.77%
Number of salaries quoted 268 199 192
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 £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Coventry

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) HTML
3 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
5 14 (31.82%) UNIX
5 14 (31.82%) Finance
5 14 (31.82%) Manual Testing
5 14 (31.82%) System Testing
6 11 (25.00%) ISEB
6 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (20.45%) VBScript
8 9 (20.45%) .NET
8 9 (20.45%) Oracle
8 9 (20.45%) Integration Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Automation Testing
9 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 8 (18.18%) Citrix
9 8 (18.18%) AdminStudio
9 8 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (18.18%) Retail
9 8 (18.18%) Application Packaging
9 8 (18.18%) SCCM
9 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
9 8 (18.18%) XenDesktop
9 8 (18.18%) AppDNA
9 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (15.91%) CSS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (11.36%) SharePoint
1 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Ethernet
1 6 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) AdminStudio
2 7 (15.91%) InstallShield
3 6 (13.64%) MSI
3 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 6 (13.64%) PVCS
3 6 (13.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Retail
3 6 (13.64%) Electronics
3 6 (13.64%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Test Manager
2 7 (15.91%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Systems Test Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Lead Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.09%) Automation Team Leader
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (20.45%) .NET
3 8 (18.18%) Application Packaging
4 7 (15.91%) CSS
4 7 (15.91%) XML
5 6 (13.64%) MFC
5 6 (13.64%) jQuery
6 5 (11.36%) REST
6 5 (11.36%) Ajax
6 5 (11.36%) JSON
6 5 (11.36%) XSLT
6 5 (11.36%) SOAP
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Firmware
1 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) UNIX
3 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Manual Testing
1 14 (31.82%) System Testing
2 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (20.45%) Automation Testing
3 9 (20.45%) Integration Testing
4 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.64%) Migration
4 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
4 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Test Management
5 5 (11.36%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Workflow
7 3 (6.82%) Data Transformation
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Change Management
9 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) VBScript
3 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) C
4 6 (13.64%) C++
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded C
5 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.82%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) PHP5
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCEE
2 1 (2.27%) CCAA
2 1 (2.27%) CCIA
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) SCCM
1 8 (18.18%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle
3 8 (18.18%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) Perforce
4 6 (13.64%) HP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago