Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 35 35
Rank change year-on-year -27 0 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.27% 2.76% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 4.68% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Belfast median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +26.15% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,175 £24,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £44,900 £38,750
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +26.15% -

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 262 171 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 69.87% 58.97% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 176 136 98
Belfast median annual salary £38,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £17,125 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Belfast

VB
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Belfast.

Salary trend for VB in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft