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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 113 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB6 17 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.05% 0.74% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 2
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £26,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
831 813 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.14% 44.55% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 784 731 650
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (100.00%) VB
2 29 (90.63%) SQL
2 29 (90.63%) Crystal Reports
3 28 (87.50%) .NET
4 27 (84.38%) VB.NET
5 25 (78.13%) C#
6 24 (75.00%) Web Services
6 24 (75.00%) XML
7 21 (65.63%) Visual Studio
7 21 (65.63%) Project Management
7 21 (65.63%) Software Engineering
8 9 (28.13%) Finance
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.50%) Business Objects
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.50%) Web Development
10 3 (9.38%) HTML
10 3 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
11 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
11 2 (6.25%) IIS
11 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET
11 2 (6.25%) CSS
11 2 (6.25%) Windows
11 2 (6.25%) OO
11 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
11 2 (6.25%) Client/Server

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (90.63%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 23 (71.88%) Software Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (3.13%) MI Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 24 (75.00%) Web Services
2 24 (75.00%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET
4 2 (6.25%) WinForms
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.25%) WCF
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Compact Framework
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Project Management
1 21 (65.63%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.50%) Web Development
2 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) OO
3 2 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) VB
2 29 (90.63%) SQL
3 27 (84.38%) VB.NET
4 25 (78.13%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
1 4 (12.50%) Business Objects
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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