The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 34 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.66% 0.63% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 1.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £34,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
110 92 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 72.37% 57.50% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55 71 48
Average salary £34,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
County Antrim

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 25 July 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 25 July 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