The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 63 35 59
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +24
Permanent jobs citing VB6 3 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.71% 5.83% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 9.05% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 2
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -0.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB6
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Programming Languages Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
285 210 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 67.54% 64.42% 58.11%
Number of salaries quoted 222 185 148
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

VB6
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Bournemouth region.

VB6 Salary Trend in Bournemouth

VB6
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) VB
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 5 (50.00%) MCTS
3 5 (50.00%) MCPD
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) COM
3 5 (50.00%) VC++
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) VB Developer
3 3 (30.00%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) COM
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (50.00%) VC++
2 5 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCTS
1 5 (50.00%) MCPD
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft