The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 28 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 40 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB6 11 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.75% 0.72% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.48% 1.54% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 2
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +23.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
147 130 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 50.17% 46.59% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 131 116 121
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,800 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
West Midlands

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

VB6
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Solihull

VB6
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 11 (100.00%) VB
2 10 (90.91%) VB.NET
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
5 7 (63.64%) IIS
5 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 7 (63.64%) Web Services
5 7 (63.64%) XML
5 7 (63.64%) Windows
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (63.64%) HTML
5 7 (63.64%) Subversion
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) SaaS

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (63.64%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Subversion
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Developer
2 9 (81.82%) VB.NET Developer
3 7 (63.64%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) VB6 Developer
4 3 (27.27%) VB Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 10 (90.91%) VB.NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle