The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 1 August 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 91 61 77
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB6 2 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% 2.23% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 4.30% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 25 3
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
546 582 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.77% 51.83% 51.74%
Number of salaries quoted 502 529 395
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
Wales

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VB6
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

VB6 Salary Trend in South Wales

VB6
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
Bridgend +3 2 £42,500 +37.09%
VB6
Wales

VB6
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared