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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 118 117 94
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB6 15 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 0.48% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 1.07% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 11
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £32,500 £31,000
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
972 938 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.24% 45.01% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 866 868 600
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 22 October 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 26 (100.00%) VB
2 23 (88.46%) SQL
3 22 (84.62%) .NET
4 20 (76.92%) C#
5 19 (73.08%) VB.NET
5 19 (73.08%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (61.54%) Web Services
6 16 (61.54%) XML
7 13 (50.00%) Project Management
7 13 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 13 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (30.77%) Finance
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) Windows
10 5 (19.23%) HTML
10 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
10 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle
11 4 (15.38%) Business Objects
11 4 (15.38%) CSS
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
12 3 (11.54%) Legal
12 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
12 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
12 3 (11.54%) Windows 8

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 15 (57.69%) Software Developer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) VB Developer
6 1 (3.85%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (3.85%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) Web Services
2 16 (61.54%) XML
3 5 (19.23%) HTML
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
3 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (7.69%) HTML5
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Compact Framework
6 2 (7.69%) CSS3
6 2 (7.69%) WCF
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET
6 2 (7.69%) WinForms
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
2 3 (11.54%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Project Management
1 13 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.69%) Web Development
3 2 (7.69%) MVC
3 2 (7.69%) OO
3 2 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) VB
2 23 (88.46%) SQL
3 20 (76.92%) C#
4 19 (73.08%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
6 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Business Objects
3 3 (11.54%) DevExpress
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 2 days ago