The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 112 119 109
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB6 11 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 2
Average salary £35,500 £46,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.24% +54.16%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
780 969 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.61% 48.04% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 690 878 723
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £53,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
West Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (100.00%) VB
2 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) C#
3 14 (77.78%) VB.NET
4 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 11 (61.11%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (61.11%) Windows
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
7 9 (50.00%) Finance
7 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (44.44%) CSS
8 8 (44.44%) Web Services
8 8 (44.44%) XML
8 8 (44.44%) HTML
9 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
10 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 6 (33.33%) IIS
10 6 (33.33%) Client/Server
10 6 (33.33%) OOD
10 6 (33.33%) ADO.NET
10 6 (33.33%) OO
10 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
10 6 (33.33%) WCF
10 6 (33.33%) Web Development
10 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (33.33%) .NET Compact Framework
11 4 (22.22%) Legal

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) MS Access
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Software Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (5.56%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 8 (44.44%) XML
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 6 (33.33%) WCF
4 6 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (33.33%) .NET Compact Framework
5 4 (22.22%) WinForms
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 4 (22.22%) Android
3 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) OOD
1 6 (33.33%) OO
1 6 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) VB
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) C#
3 14 (77.78%) VB.NET
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) MCSD
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) DevExpress
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
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