The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 35 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.71% 0.79% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 1.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £28,500 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.17% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
VB
County Antrim

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
78 80 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 55.32% 63.49% 60.55%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 112
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau
1 1 (100.00%) D3.js
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau