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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 104 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB6 24 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.32% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 1.13% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 5
Average salary £37,500 £32,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.50% -12.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
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
818 710 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.95% 39.53% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 723 628 633
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 1 May 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 42 (100.00%) VB
2 41 (97.62%) .NET
3 40 (95.24%) VB.NET
4 39 (92.86%) SQL
5 37 (88.10%) C#
6 35 (83.33%) Crystal Reports
7 34 (80.95%) Web Services
8 33 (78.57%) XML
9 24 (57.14%) Project Management
9 24 (57.14%) Visual Studio
9 24 (57.14%) Software Engineering
10 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
11 11 (26.19%) Finance
11 11 (26.19%) WinForms
11 11 (26.19%) T-SQL
11 11 (26.19%) Web Development
12 10 (23.81%) .NET Framework
12 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (23.81%) HTML
12 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
12 10 (23.81%) Windows
13 9 (21.43%) OO
13 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
13 9 (21.43%) Client/Server
13 9 (21.43%) OOD
13 9 (21.43%) IIS
13 9 (21.43%) ADO.NET
13 9 (21.43%) CSS
13 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (21.43%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (83.33%) Crystal Reports
2 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) AccuRev
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (90.48%) Developer
2 34 (80.95%) Software Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (7.14%) AWS Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (2.38%) VB Developer
6 1 (2.38%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (2.38%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) .NET
2 34 (80.95%) Web Services
3 33 (78.57%) XML
4 11 (26.19%) WinForms
5 10 (23.81%) .NET Framework
5 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (23.81%) HTML
6 9 (21.43%) ADO.NET
6 9 (21.43%) CSS
6 9 (21.43%) .NET Compact Framework
6 9 (21.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Client/Server
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Project Management
1 24 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 11 (26.19%) Web Development
3 9 (21.43%) OO
3 9 (21.43%) OOD
4 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.76%) Budget Control
4 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Migration
5 1 (2.38%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) VB
2 40 (95.24%) VB.NET
3 39 (92.86%) SQL
4 37 (88.10%) C#
5 11 (26.19%) T-SQL
6 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago