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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 24 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.02% 0.61% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 0.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
52 102 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 53.06% 62.20% 62.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41 74 106
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015. 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 £28,500 -18.57%
VB
Northern Ireland

VB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau
1 1 (100.00%) D3.js
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

VB
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau