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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 25 25
Rank change year-on-year -7 0  
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.49% 2.02% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 4.08% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £22,500 £67,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -66.66% +136.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 140 49 57
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 69.65% 49.49% 53.27%
Number of salaries quoted 111 37 43
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

VB
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Belfast over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) VB.NET
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (63.64%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
2 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 3 (27.27%) R
3 3 (27.27%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 3 (27.27%) Physics
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Statistics
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) SAS
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Tandem

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Software Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Commercial Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Commercial Data Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) Physics
2 3 (27.27%) Statistics
2 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) VB.NET
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
2 3 (27.27%) R
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Belfast
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago