The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 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 County Antrim region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 38 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 0.56% 0.62% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 1.05% -
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
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
126 95 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 70.39% 59.01% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 69 76 47
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Northern Ireland

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

VB
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the County Antrim region.

VB Salary Trend in County Antrim

VB
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -4 1 £34,000 -
VB
Northern Ireland

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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