The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport 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 31 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB6 1 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 0.51% 2.69% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 4.20% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 5
Average salary £33,000 £34,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
VB6
South Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 143 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 42.93% 64.13% 62.23%
Number of salaries quoted 67 132 114
Average salary £34,000 £35,783 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.98% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,250 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

VB6
Salary Trend in Newport

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Newport

VB6
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newport 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newport 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Application Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET