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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 110 102 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -28
Permanent jobs citing VB6 10 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% 0.76% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 1.26% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 35
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
925 954 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 50.96% 60.65% 56.49%
Number of salaries quoted 779 885 809
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) VB
2 23 (95.83%) .NET
3 21 (87.50%) VB.NET
3 21 (87.50%) C#
4 14 (58.33%) Visual Studio
5 13 (54.17%) Windows
5 13 (54.17%) SQL
5 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
5 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
6 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (33.33%) Web Services
8 8 (33.33%) COM
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle
8 8 (33.33%) C++
9 7 (29.17%) MySQL
9 7 (29.17%) Classic ASP
9 7 (29.17%) XML
10 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
10 6 (25.00%) MSBuild
11 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
11 5 (20.83%) MVC
11 5 (20.83%) VBScript
12 4 (16.67%) HTML
12 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (16.67%) QA
12 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) MySQL
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) ActiveReports
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (8.33%) Informix
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (8.33%) MS Access
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Visual Studio
2 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (25.00%) MSBuild
4 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 4 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) VB Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) GIS Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior GIS Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) COM
2 8 (33.33%) Web Services
3 7 (29.17%) XML
3 7 (29.17%) Classic ASP
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
5 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (8.33%) SOAP
8 2 (8.33%) WinForms
8 2 (8.33%) WCF
8 2 (8.33%) WPF
8 2 (8.33%) WF
8 2 (8.33%) LINQ
9 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) GIS
2 1 (4.17%) NLPG
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (20.83%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) System Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) MVVM
5 1 (4.17%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (87.50%) VB.NET
2 21 (87.50%) C#
3 13 (54.17%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (20.83%) VBScript
6 2 (8.33%) XPath
6 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) VBA
7 1 (4.17%) Uniface
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.17%) ESRI
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + share options
Posted: 10 days ago