The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 78 69 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -36
Permanent jobs citing VB6 9 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.00% 1.56% 4.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 2.72% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 23
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
597 441 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 66.26% 57.50% 63.23%
Number of salaries quoted 494 380 258
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram 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 29 July 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
Bournemouth -9 8 £33,750 +3.84% 1
Poole - 1 £37,500 - 1
VB6
South West

VB6
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) VB
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) C++
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 11 (73.33%) Degree
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (66.67%) MCTS
4 10 (66.67%) MCPD
4 10 (66.67%) Finance
4 10 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
4 10 (66.67%) COM
4 10 (66.67%) VC++
4 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (66.67%) Apple iOS
4 10 (66.67%) iOS Development
5 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.67%) WPF
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) VB Developer
3 3 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) COM
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) VB
2 11 (73.33%) C++
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) VC++
4 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (66.67%) MCTS
2 10 (66.67%) MCPD
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
Bournemouth, Dorset
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago