The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 72 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.04% 0.68% 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 1.44% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 14
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £33,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
343 347 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 44.72% 46.96% 49.59%
Number of salaries quoted 296 304 267
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Coventry

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for VB.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (90.91%) C#
2 20 (90.91%) .NET
3 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
4 14 (63.64%) VB.NET
4 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 13 (59.09%) HTML
6 12 (54.55%) Java
6 12 (54.55%) Scrum
6 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (50.00%) PL/SQL
7 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
8 10 (45.45%) Ajax
9 9 (40.91%) SDLC
9 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
9 9 (40.91%) OOP
10 8 (36.36%) Oracle
10 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
10 8 (36.36%) Degree
11 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (22.73%) VB6
11 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
11 5 (22.73%) XML
12 4 (18.18%) Windows
13 2 (9.09%) Web Services
13 2 (9.09%) Progress 4GL
13 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
13 2 (9.09%) COM+
13 2 (9.09%) Relational Database

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) QlikView
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 9 (40.91%) C# Software Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Software Developer
4 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Software Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 13 (59.09%) HTML
4 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (45.45%) Ajax
6 5 (22.73%) XML
7 2 (9.09%) COM+
7 2 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (4.55%) CSS
8 1 (4.55%) HTML5
8 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 9 (40.91%) OOP
3 9 (40.91%) SDLC
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (90.91%) C#
3 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
4 14 (63.64%) VB.NET
5 12 (54.55%) Java
6 11 (50.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
8 5 (22.73%) VB6
9 2 (9.09%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) SAP