The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.11% - 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% - 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £53,750 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
VB
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
99 70 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 69.72% 67.31% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 80 37 99
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

VB
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VB Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

VB
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

VB
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
County Antrim - 3 £53,750 - 2
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Junior
4 1 (25.00%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago