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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 114 124 99
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB6 15 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.28% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 0.61% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 8
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £26,000 £30,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
962 979 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.61% 46.29% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 830 902 653
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) VB
2 24 (88.89%) SQL
3 23 (85.19%) .NET
4 21 (77.78%) C#
5 20 (74.07%) VB.NET
6 19 (70.37%) Crystal Reports
7 16 (59.26%) Web Services
7 16 (59.26%) XML
8 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 12 (44.44%) Finance
9 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
9 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
9 10 (37.04%) Windows
10 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 9 (33.33%) HTML
10 9 (33.33%) Project Management
10 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 8 (29.63%) CSS
12 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
13 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
13 6 (22.22%) ADO.NET
13 6 (22.22%) IIS
13 6 (22.22%) OO
13 6 (22.22%) Client/Server
13 6 (22.22%) OOD
13 6 (22.22%) Web Development
13 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
13 6 (22.22%) WCF
13 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) Crystal Reports
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Data Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Systems Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Junior
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) Web Services
2 16 (59.26%) XML
3 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
4 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 8 (29.63%) CSS
6 6 (22.22%) ADO.NET
6 6 (22.22%) WCF
6 6 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (22.22%) .NET Compact Framework
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (11.11%) WinForms
9 2 (7.41%) jQuery
9 2 (7.41%) HTML5
9 2 (7.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
3 4 (14.81%) Android
3 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Project Management
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (22.22%) OO
2 6 (22.22%) OOD
2 6 (22.22%) Web Development
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) VB
2 24 (88.89%) SQL
3 21 (77.78%) C#
4 20 (74.07%) VB.NET
5 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) MCSD
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) DevExpress
2 4 (14.81%) Business Objects
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
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