The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 90 54
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 1 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.099% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.23% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 29
Average salary - £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
VB6
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 South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
576 431 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.28% 42.76% 56.16%
Number of salaries quoted 509 382 531
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C#

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C#