The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 31 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 Bridgend region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 14 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing VB6 2 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 4.65% 7.41% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 11.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 0
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Programming Languages Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 87 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 55.81% 64.44% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 87 22
Average salary £36,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
South Wales

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

VB6
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Bridgend

VB6
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared