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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 16 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.51% 2.43% 4.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.71% 3.73% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Average salary £25,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.24% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
35 134 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 61.40% 65.05% 62.80%
Number of salaries quoted 30 63 79
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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 +20 2 £25,000 -24.24%
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (33.33%) InfoPath
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft