Period
to 21 July 2017

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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 42 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.18% 1.85% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 3.94% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +30.84% -22.46%
10th Percentile £21,250 £29,750 £22,775
90th Percentile £45,800 £60,375 £31,325
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £26,750
% change year-on-year +7.14% +30.84% -22.46%

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 264 127 122
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 71.93% 46.86% 60.10%
Number of salaries quoted 191 100 75
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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

VB
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Belfast over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
3 3 (37.50%) R
3 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Statistics
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Physics
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) SAS
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 (37.50%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Commercial Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Commercial Data Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Physics
2 3 (37.50%) Statistics
2 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
2 3 (37.50%) R
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft