The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 119 119
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.50% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.88% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 13
Average salary - £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
VB6
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1117 1139 1239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 55.77% 56.78% 67.15%
Number of salaries quoted 999 982 1110
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VB6
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Bristol

VB6
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (100.00%) VB
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
2 4 (57.14%) Revit
2 4 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) ActiveX
2 4 (57.14%) AutoCAD
2 4 (57.14%) Autodesk
2 4 (57.14%) InstallShield
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Classic ASP
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VBScript
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) C#

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (57.14%) AutoCAD
1 4 (57.14%) Revit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (57.14%) InstallShield
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
3 3 (42.86%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) ActiveX
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Classic ASP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VBScript
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Autodesk
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle