The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 27 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.51% 2.83% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.11% 4.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Median salary £41,000 £53,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.72% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
131 70 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 57.46% 66.04% 61.82%
Number of salaries quoted 121 55 28
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £33,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

VB
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Belfast region.

VB Salary Trend in Belfast

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for VB.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) VB.NET
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) VB6
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Tandem
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
5 1 (11.11%) iPhone
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (11.11%) ERP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Software Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
Belfast, County Antrim
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago