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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 33 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 0.64% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
111 103 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 73.51% 66.03% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 45 83 46
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 2014, 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%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) CITP
2 1 (50.00%) Spotfire

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
1 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau
1 1 (50.00%) Talend
Belfast
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago