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 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 79 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.66% 2.08% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 3.34% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 7
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,400 £37,500
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 Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
499 449 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 65.57% 62.27% 51.39%
Number of salaries quoted 403 402 236
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 £26,450 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 -19 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
VB6
South West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) VB
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (64.29%) C++
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 9 (64.29%) Degree
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (57.14%) MCTS
4 8 (57.14%) MCPD
4 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 8 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 8 (57.14%) COM
4 8 (57.14%) VC++
4 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (57.14%) Apple iOS
4 8 (57.14%) iOS Development
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
7 1 (7.14%) WPF

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
1 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) VB Developer
3 3 (21.43%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) COM
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) iOS Development
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (64.29%) C++
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) VC++
4 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (57.14%) MCTS
2 8 (57.14%) MCPD
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
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