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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 33 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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
70 126 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 64.22% 65.97% 59.39%
Number of salaries quoted 49 92 84
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL