The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 103 113 75
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -38
Permanent jobs citing VB6 15 7 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.81% 0.43% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 0.69% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 42
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
947 1011 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 51.05% 62.18% 60.40%
Number of salaries quoted 776 929 889
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
South West

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 11 July 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 22 (91.67%) VB.NET
4 19 (79.17%) C#
5 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 15 (62.50%) SQL
7 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
8 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
8 12 (50.00%) COM
9 11 (45.83%) Windows
10 10 (41.67%) Web Services
10 10 (41.67%) Classic ASP
10 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
11 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (33.33%) C++
12 8 (33.33%) XML
12 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
13 7 (29.17%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (25.00%) MySQL
14 6 (25.00%) Oracle
14 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
14 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 6 (25.00%) WCF
14 6 (25.00%) MSBuild
15 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (16.67%) QA
15 4 (16.67%) VBScript
15 4 (16.67%) MS Access

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (29.17%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (25.00%) MySQL
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) MS Access
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (8.33%) Informix
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (8.33%) ActiveReports
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (25.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (12.50%) InstallShield
5 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) .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
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) VB Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) COM
3 10 (41.67%) Classic ASP
3 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (41.67%) Web Services
4 8 (33.33%) XML
5 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (25.00%) WCF
6 3 (12.50%) HTML
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (8.33%) WinForms
7 2 (8.33%) WPF
7 2 (8.33%) WF
8 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (8.33%) Workflow
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.33%) System Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Scrum
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) TDD
3 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Web Development
4 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (91.67%) VB.NET
3 19 (79.17%) C#
4 15 (62.50%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) C++
6 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
7 4 (16.67%) VBScript
8 2 (8.33%) VBA
8 2 (8.33%) XPath
9 1 (4.17%) Java
9 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 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
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