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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 121 113 114
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.26% 0.86% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 1.44% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 9
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
1065 1039 1076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 55.35% 59.54% 63.11%
Number of salaries quoted 945 929 971
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (100.00%) VB
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
3 15 (71.43%) VB.NET
4 14 (66.67%) C#
5 12 (57.14%) SQL
6 10 (47.62%) Web Services
7 9 (42.86%) Oracle
7 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
8 8 (38.10%) VBScript
8 8 (38.10%) MySQL
8 8 (38.10%) Classic ASP
9 7 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (23.81%) Ajax
10 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
11 4 (19.05%) ActiveX
11 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 4 (19.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET
11 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
11 4 (19.05%) OO
11 4 (19.05%) AutoCAD
11 4 (19.05%) Autodesk
11 4 (19.05%) InstallShield
11 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
11 4 (19.05%) Revit
11 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (14.29%) MVC

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
1 1 (4.76%) ArcGIS
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) AutoCAD
1 4 (19.05%) Revit
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) MySQL
3 7 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (9.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (19.05%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 4 (19.05%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) VB Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) GIS Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior GIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) Classic ASP
4 5 (23.81%) Ajax
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) ActiveX
5 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) LINQ
8 1 (4.76%) jQuery
8 1 (4.76%) JSON
8 1 (4.76%) WPF
8 1 (4.76%) WinForms
8 1 (4.76%) XSLT
8 1 (4.76%) CSS
8 1 (4.76%) SOAP
8 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) NLPG
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (19.05%) OO
2 3 (14.29%) MVC
2 3 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) MVVM
4 1 (4.76%) RAD
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Development
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) VB
2 15 (71.43%) VB.NET
3 14 (66.67%) C#
4 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) VBScript
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) Uniface
7 1 (4.76%) VBA
7 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Autodesk
3 1 (4.76%) ESRI
3 1 (4.76%) Mapinfo