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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 25 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.40% 3.92% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.75% 5.88% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £37,500 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
80 34 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 64.00% 66.67% 75.78%
Number of salaries quoted 60 30 30
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £28,500
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 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 25 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 Belfast region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (50.00%) Document Management
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) DFS Replication
2 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management

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 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) IDOL
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Document Management
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) Process Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) Kofax
3 2 (33.33%) OpenText