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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.79% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £41,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
102 69 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 56.98% 82.14% 69.51%
Number of salaries quoted 81 52 31
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 17 January 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Intranet
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) VB6
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 1 (12.50%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 1 (12.50%) iPhone
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Linux

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 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
Belfast, County Antrim
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