The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - 64
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
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
326 524 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 57.09% 66.67% 55.87%
Number of salaries quoted 292 479 331
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSD
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft