The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 74 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.58% 0.51% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 0.90% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -13.92%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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 Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
441 334 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 63.73% 56.32% 58.98%
Number of salaries quoted 393 302 423
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

VB6
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Somerset

VB6
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -4 4 £37,500 -5.06%
VB6
South West

VB6
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for VB6.

1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) TestComplete
2 6 (66.67%) Ranorex
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) DTS
4 3 (33.33%) SAS
4 3 (33.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Classic ASP
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) VBA
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Relational Database

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DTS
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Ranorex
1 6 (66.67%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Software Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) Classic ASP
2 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 3 (33.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft