The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET 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.NET over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 34 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.15% 4.82% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 7.62% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 1
Average salary £32,750 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.66% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB.NET
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
126 105 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 67.74% 63.25% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 50 79 47
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 £24,700 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VB.NET Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

VB.NET
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.NET within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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 -6 4 £32,750 -12.66% 1
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) MVC
6 4 (44.44%) Degree
6 4 (44.44%) OO
7 3 (33.33%) HNC
7 3 (33.33%) HND
7 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 3 (33.33%) Refactoring
7 3 (33.33%) WCF
7 3 (33.33%) WPF
7 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
8 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 2 (22.22%) HTML
8 2 (22.22%) CSS
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 1 (11.11%) MS Office
9 1 (11.11%) XML
9 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 1 (11.11%) OOD
9 1 (11.11%) Java
9 1 (11.11%) J2EE

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing VB.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Graduate
6 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
2 1 (11.11%) Chemistry
2 1 (11.11%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) HNC
2 3 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
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