The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 40 30
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim - 0.69% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.22% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £28,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.17%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
VB
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Programming Languages Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 82 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 39.62% 56.55% 64.63%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 64
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of job ads across the County Antrim region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails

VB
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle