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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 42 32
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.60% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.99% 0.96%
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
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
54 101 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 43.90% 60.48% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 48 58 69
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland 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