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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 34 44
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.57% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.91% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
144 110 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 66.98% 62.86% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 74 85 53
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Belfast
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago