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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 24 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.19% 0.66% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 0.91% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
58 110 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 69.05% 72.37% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30 55 71
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (50.00%) D3.js
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OO

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) D3.js
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau
Belfast, County Antrim
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