The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 85 34 72
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +38
Permanent jobs citing VB6 1 40 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.15% 6.05% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 10.13% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 36 2
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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 Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
443 395 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 64.77% 59.76% 67.32%
Number of salaries quoted 378 341 406
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

VB6
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Dorset

VB6
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -4 1 £30,000 -7.69% 1
VB6
South West

VB6
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) WPF

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) VB Developer
2 3 (50.00%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Poole, Dorset
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