The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 218 239 216
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB6 24 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.56% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 25
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £29,300 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
VB6
England

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3068 3376 3507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.65% 57.62% 57.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2643 2915 3011
Median salary £40,063 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VB6
Salary Trend in the South West

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

VB6 Salary Trend in the South West

VB6
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

VB6 Salary Histogram in the South West

VB6
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Gloucestershire -1 12 £40,000 +6.66%
Somerset -7 9 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £45,000 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 South West region with a requirement for VB6.

1 46 (100.00%) VB
2 37 (80.43%) .NET
3 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
4 32 (69.57%) SQL
5 31 (67.39%) C#
6 30 (65.22%) C++
7 28 (60.87%) SQL Server
8 24 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
10 19 (41.30%) Windows
11 18 (39.13%) XML
12 16 (34.78%) COM+
12 16 (34.78%) ADO.NET
12 16 (34.78%) IIS
13 14 (30.43%) Visual Studio
13 14 (30.43%) T-SQL
13 14 (30.43%) VC++
14 12 (26.09%) HTML
14 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
15 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
15 11 (23.91%) SDLC
16 10 (21.74%) WCF
17 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
18 8 (17.39%) SAP Business One
18 8 (17.39%) MCPD
18 8 (17.39%) Degree
18 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
18 8 (17.39%) MCTS
18 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (17.39%) WinForms

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 16 (34.78%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.17%) Changepoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (15.22%) MS Access
4 3 (6.52%) DTS
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (30.43%) Visual Studio
3 7 (15.22%) Ranorex
3 7 (15.22%) TestComplete
4 6 (13.04%) FinalBuilder
4 6 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 17 (36.96%) C# Developer
3 15 (32.61%) .NET Developer
3 15 (32.61%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.04%) C++ Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Test Leader
7 4 (8.70%) Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Software Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Software Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) VB Developer
8 3 (6.52%) VB6 Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (80.43%) .NET
2 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
3 18 (39.13%) XML
4 16 (34.78%) ADO.NET
4 16 (34.78%) COM+
5 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
5 12 (26.09%) HTML
6 10 (21.74%) WCF
7 8 (17.39%) COM
7 8 (17.39%) WinForms
8 6 (13.04%) MFC
9 5 (10.87%) Classic ASP
10 4 (8.70%) jQuery
11 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
12 2 (4.35%) CSS
13 1 (2.17%) Web Services
13 1 (2.17%) WSDL
13 1 (2.17%) XML Schema
13 1 (2.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) SDLC
1 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
2 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
3 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.04%) Load Testing
4 6 (13.04%) MVC
4 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Process Management
5 5 (10.87%) Software Delivery
6 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Coaching
9 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.17%) Migration
9 1 (2.17%) User Stories
9 1 (2.17%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.17%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) VB
2 32 (69.57%) SQL
3 31 (67.39%) C#
4 30 (65.22%) C++
5 14 (30.43%) T-SQL
5 14 (30.43%) VC++
6 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
7 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.52%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 3 (6.52%) VBA
9 2 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
1 8 (17.39%) MCPD
1 8 (17.39%) MCTS
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) SAP
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Infragistics
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