The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 54 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing VB6 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.21% 0.73% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £55,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+120.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
VB6
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
260 216 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.63% 52.81% 71.88%
Number of salaries quoted 204 179 212
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

VB6
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Cheltenham region.

VB6 Salary Trend in Cheltenham

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 22 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 21 (95.45%) C#
3 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 20 (90.91%) ASP.NET
4 17 (77.27%) C++
5 16 (72.73%) HTML
5 16 (72.73%) COM+
5 16 (72.73%) ADO.NET
5 16 (72.73%) IIS
5 16 (72.73%) XML
6 13 (59.09%) SQL
7 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (45.45%) SDLC
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (27.27%) XSL
9 6 (27.27%) WSDL
9 6 (27.27%) XML Schema
9 6 (27.27%) Web Services
10 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
11 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (18.18%) Classic ASP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 16 (72.73%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Changepoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) FinalBuilder
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (77.27%) .NET Developer
3 8 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (18.18%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (18.18%) VB Developer
5 4 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 16 (72.73%) ADO.NET
3 16 (72.73%) COM+
3 16 (72.73%) HTML
3 16 (72.73%) XML
4 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 6 (27.27%) WSDL
4 6 (27.27%) XML Schema
4 6 (27.27%) XSL
5 4 (18.18%) Classic ASP
6 1 (4.55%) ADO
6 1 (4.55%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) SDLC
2 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
3 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Process Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (95.45%) C#
3 17 (77.27%) C++
4 13 (59.09%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
6 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.55%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle