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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 118 116 132
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB6 11 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.64% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 1.56% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 2
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
862 898 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.02% 40.93% 45.92%
Number of salaries quoted 774 768 911
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 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 33 (100.00%) VB
2 32 (96.97%) .NET
3 31 (93.94%) C#
4 30 (90.91%) SQL
5 29 (87.88%) Web Services
6 28 (84.85%) VB.NET
7 27 (81.82%) Crystal Reports
7 27 (81.82%) XML
8 23 (69.70%) SQL Server
9 22 (66.67%) T-SQL
9 22 (66.67%) WinForms
10 21 (63.64%) Finance
10 21 (63.64%) HTML
10 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
11 20 (60.61%) Windows
11 20 (60.61%) .NET Framework
11 20 (60.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 19 (57.58%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (57.58%) Degree
12 19 (57.58%) Web Development
12 19 (57.58%) .NET Compact Framework
12 19 (57.58%) Computer Science
12 19 (57.58%) WCF
12 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (57.58%) OO
12 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
12 19 (57.58%) Client/Server
12 19 (57.58%) OOD
12 19 (57.58%) CSS
12 19 (57.58%) Microsoft

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (57.58%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (81.82%) Crystal Reports
2 23 (69.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) QlikView
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) AccuRev
General
1 21 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 28 (84.85%) Software Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Support Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (3.03%) C# Analyst Programmer
4 1 (3.03%) Senior C# Analyst Programmer
4 1 (3.03%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (3.03%) C# Programmer
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (3.03%) AWS Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (3.03%) Programmer
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (3.03%) VB Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) .NET
2 29 (87.88%) Web Services
3 27 (81.82%) XML
4 22 (66.67%) WinForms
5 21 (63.64%) HTML
6 20 (60.61%) .NET Framework
6 20 (60.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 19 (57.58%) WCF
7 19 (57.58%) .NET Compact Framework
7 19 (57.58%) CSS
7 19 (57.58%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Client/Server
1 19 (57.58%) Computer Science
1 19 (57.58%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) OO
1 19 (57.58%) OOD
1 19 (57.58%) Web Development
1 19 (57.58%) SDLC
2 8 (24.24%) Project Management
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (3.03%) SOA
4 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.03%) CRM
4 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.03%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (93.94%) C#
3 30 (90.91%) SQL
4 28 (84.85%) VB.NET
5 22 (66.67%) T-SQL
6 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
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