The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 27 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.09% 2.63% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.77% 4.48% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,590
% change year-on-year +6.66% +5.36%  

VB.NET 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 133 67 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 60.45% 58.77% 57.53%
Number of salaries quoted 107 50 34
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% -1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Belfast

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in Belfast

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Belfast over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VB.NET in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (62.50%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (50.00%) VB
4 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (50.00%) C#
4 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) HTML
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) MVC
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (18.75%) HTML5
9 3 (18.75%) jQuery
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (18.75%) CSS
9 3 (18.75%) SOAP
9 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 3 (18.75%) WCF
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 2 (12.50%) SQL
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
11 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared

VB.NET
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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Software Developer
3 12 (75.00%) .NET Developer
4 10 (62.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
6 3 (18.75%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (18.75%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (62.50%) XML
3 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) SOAP
6 3 (18.75%) WCF
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
7 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Tandem
2 1 (6.25%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) BDD
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
1 8 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Google
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