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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 109 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB6 13 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 0.77% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 1.15% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 19
Average salary £34,000 £41,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.57% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £38,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.59%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1107 1213 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 55.66% 66.94% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1083 904
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
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 24 April 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (100.00%) VB
2 26 (96.30%) .NET
3 25 (92.59%) VB.NET
4 24 (88.89%) SQL
5 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
6 20 (74.07%) ASP.NET
6 20 (74.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
7 19 (70.37%) XML
7 19 (70.37%) Classic ASP
8 18 (66.67%) Web Services
9 17 (62.96%) T-SQL
10 16 (59.26%) Crystal Reports
10 16 (59.26%) COM
10 16 (59.26%) WCF
11 15 (55.56%) .NET Framework
12 14 (51.85%) C#
13 13 (48.15%) MS Access
14 12 (44.44%) InstallShield
15 5 (18.52%) Windows
15 5 (18.52%) Oracle
15 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
16 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
16 4 (14.81%) VBScript
16 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
17 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
17 3 (11.11%) C++
17 3 (11.11%) HTML

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 20 (74.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (59.26%) Crystal Reports
4 13 (48.15%) MS Access
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (11.11%) MySQL
6 3 (11.11%) ActiveReports
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (3.70%) Informix
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) InstallShield
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.11%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 19 (70.37%) .NET Developer
3 13 (48.15%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) .NET
2 20 (74.07%) ASP.NET
3 19 (70.37%) XML
3 19 (70.37%) Classic ASP
4 18 (66.67%) Web Services
5 16 (59.26%) COM
5 16 (59.26%) WCF
6 15 (55.56%) .NET Framework
7 3 (11.11%) HTML
8 2 (7.41%) WF
8 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.41%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (7.41%) CSS
8 2 (7.41%) XSL
9 1 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
2 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.41%) ERP
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) TDD
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Scrum
3 2 (7.41%) MVC
3 2 (7.41%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) VB
2 25 (92.59%) VB.NET
3 24 (88.89%) SQL
4 17 (62.96%) T-SQL
5 14 (51.85%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) VBScript
7 3 (11.11%) C++
8 2 (7.41%) Java
8 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (7.41%) XPath
9 1 (3.70%) PHP
9 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) hybris
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