The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 30 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB6 2 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 1.17% 4.44% 10.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 6.78% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 18
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +23.01%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB6
Devon

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

Programming Languages Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
101 59 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 59.06% 65.56% 78.44%
Number of salaries quoted 91 45 126
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

VB6
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Exeter

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
5 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 5 (55.56%) MS Office
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
6 4 (44.44%) MVC
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (33.33%) B2B
8 2 (22.22%) Java
8 2 (22.22%) SQL
8 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 2 (22.22%) Time Management
9 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (11.11%) Ruby
9 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (11.11%) C++
9 1 (11.11%) HTML
9 1 (11.11%) J2EE
9 1 (11.11%) VB.NET

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 5 (55.56%) MS Office
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) B2B
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
Exeter, Devon
Management Systems Modelling Ltd
Salary: Competitive - will be discussed at interview
Posted: Yesterday