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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 104 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 17 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% - 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% - 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 3
Average salary £37,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +5.00%
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
799 676 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.32% 46.27% 42.39%
Number of salaries quoted 735 611 587
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (100.00%) VB
1 32 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (93.75%) SQL
3 28 (87.50%) C#
3 28 (87.50%) Crystal Reports
4 26 (81.25%) Web Services
4 26 (81.25%) XML
5 23 (71.88%) Software Engineering
5 23 (71.88%) Visual Studio
5 23 (71.88%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.63%) Finance
6 5 (15.63%) Web Development
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
7 3 (9.38%) HTML
7 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET
7 3 (9.38%) CSS
7 3 (9.38%) IIS
7 3 (9.38%) Windows
7 3 (9.38%) OO
7 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
7 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
7 3 (9.38%) OOD
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.38%) Degree
7 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
7 3 (9.38%) WCF

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (9.38%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (87.50%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Automotive
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 26 (81.25%) Software Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (81.25%) Web Services
2 26 (81.25%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) WinForms
3 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.38%) WCF
3 3 (9.38%) .NET Compact Framework
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET
3 3 (9.38%) CSS
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
1 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Project Management
1 23 (71.88%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.63%) Web Development
3 3 (9.38%) OO
3 3 (9.38%) OOD
4 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Budget Control
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) VB
1 32 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 30 (93.75%) SQL
3 28 (87.50%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) VCP4
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
Birmingham
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago