The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 95 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB6 8 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.67% 0.54% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 0.83% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 19
Average salary £38,750 £27,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.51% -46.00%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
725 605 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 60.92% 64.91% 67.91%
Number of salaries quoted 626 540 538
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VB6
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

VB6
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

VB6
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Stroud - 3 £40,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £27,500 -
VB6
South West

VB6
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VBScript
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) C

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) DBA
4 2 (25.00%) Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) VB Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (12.50%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior VB Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VBScript
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) C