The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 110 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB6 17 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.83% 0.63% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 1.63% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 4
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -25.94%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
VB6
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
881 738 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.21% 38.64% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 782 660 813
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VB6
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Birmingham region.

VB6 Salary Trend in Birmingham

VB6
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VB6 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 VB6.

1 37 (100.00%) VB
2 36 (97.30%) .NET
3 34 (91.89%) SQL
4 33 (89.19%) VB.NET
4 33 (89.19%) C#
5 32 (86.49%) Web Services
6 30 (81.08%) XML
6 30 (81.08%) Crystal Reports
7 17 (45.95%) Visual Studio
7 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
7 17 (45.95%) WinForms
8 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
8 16 (43.24%) Project Management
8 16 (43.24%) HTML
8 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
8 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
9 15 (40.54%) Windows
9 15 (40.54%) Finance
9 15 (40.54%) .NET Framework
9 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (37.84%) Web Development
10 14 (37.84%) .NET Compact Framework
10 14 (37.84%) Degree
10 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
10 14 (37.84%) WCF
10 14 (37.84%) OO
10 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
10 14 (37.84%) CSS
10 14 (37.84%) Client/Server

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VB6 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 VB6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (37.84%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (81.08%) Crystal Reports
2 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) AccuRev
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Automotive
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 31 (83.78%) Software Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Support Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Business Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (2.70%) C# Analyst Programmer
4 1 (2.70%) Senior C# Analyst Programmer
4 1 (2.70%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (2.70%) IT Support
4 1 (2.70%) C# Programmer
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (2.70%) AWS Developer
4 1 (2.70%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (2.70%) Programmer
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) .NET
2 32 (86.49%) Web Services
3 30 (81.08%) XML
4 17 (45.95%) WinForms
5 16 (43.24%) HTML
6 15 (40.54%) .NET Framework
6 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 14 (37.84%) WCF
7 14 (37.84%) .NET Compact Framework
7 14 (37.84%) CSS
7 14 (37.84%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Client/Server
1 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
1 14 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Project Management
1 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
2 14 (37.84%) OO
2 14 (37.84%) OOD
2 14 (37.84%) Web Development
2 14 (37.84%) SDLC
3 2 (5.41%) Budget Control
3 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (2.70%) SOA
4 1 (2.70%) CRM
4 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.70%) Coaching
4 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) VB
2 34 (91.89%) SQL
3 33 (89.19%) VB.NET
3 33 (89.19%) C#
4 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) SAP