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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 110 102 79
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB6 13 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.70% 1.01% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 1.65% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 29
Average salary £31,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.80% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
969 971 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 52.24% 61.42% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 839 898 748
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 £47,450 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (100.00%) VB
2 29 (96.67%) .NET
3 27 (90.00%) C#
4 26 (86.67%) VB.NET
5 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (56.67%) SQL
6 17 (56.67%) Visual Studio
7 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 13 (43.33%) Windows
9 11 (36.67%) Web Services
9 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
9 11 (36.67%) Oracle
10 10 (33.33%) MySQL
10 10 (33.33%) Classic ASP
11 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (26.67%) COM
12 8 (26.67%) VBScript
12 8 (26.67%) C++
13 7 (23.33%) XML
14 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 6 (20.00%) MVC
14 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
14 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 6 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (20.00%) MSBuild
15 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 4 (13.33%) Scrum
16 4 (13.33%) ADO.NET
16 4 (13.33%) HTML
16 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (6.67%) Informix
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (6.67%) MS Access
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (6.67%) ActiveReports
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (20.00%) MSBuild
4 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 5 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) VB Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) GIS Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) VB6 Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior GIS Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) Web Services
3 10 (33.33%) Classic ASP
4 8 (26.67%) COM
5 7 (23.33%) XML
6 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (13.33%) ADO.NET
7 4 (13.33%) HTML
8 3 (10.00%) WinForms
8 3 (10.00%) WPF
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.67%) WCF
9 2 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (6.67%) WF
9 2 (6.67%) LINQ
9 2 (6.67%) SOAP
10 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) GIS
2 1 (3.33%) NLPG
2 1 (3.33%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) MVC
1 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.67%) System Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) MVVM
6 1 (3.33%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) VB
2 27 (90.00%) C#
3 26 (86.67%) VB.NET
4 17 (56.67%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) VBScript
5 8 (26.67%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) VBA
6 2 (6.67%) XPath
6 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Uniface
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Mapinfo
3 1 (3.33%) ESRI
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Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 30,000 - 43,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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