The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 201 171 166
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB6 24 49 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.91% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 1.53% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22 48 46
Average salary £33,250 £36,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £31,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £43,250 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3255 3200 3290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.11% 59.47% 58.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2842 2866 2904
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB6
England

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -2 10 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Devon -13 7 £40,000 +8.84%
Dorset +3 6 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Wiltshire -22 1 £32,000 -3.03% 3
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 85 (100.00%) VB
2 75 (88.24%) SQL
3 55 (64.71%) .NET
4 50 (58.82%) SQL Server
5 48 (56.47%) Finance
6 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
7 39 (45.88%) C#
8 37 (43.53%) Oracle
8 37 (43.53%) UNIX
9 36 (42.35%) ITIL
10 35 (41.18%) PL/SQL
10 35 (41.18%) SLA
10 35 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
11 34 (40.00%) ASP.NET
12 32 (37.65%) VB.NET
13 31 (36.47%) MS Excel
14 30 (35.29%) Crystal Reports
14 30 (35.29%) COM
15 26 (30.59%) T-SQL
15 26 (30.59%) ITIL Certification
16 25 (29.41%) Oracle Database
17 24 (28.24%) .NET Framework
17 24 (28.24%) WCF
18 21 (24.71%) XML
19 20 (23.53%) Windows
19 20 (23.53%) Problem Management
19 20 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
19 20 (23.53%) Incident Management
19 20 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
20 18 (21.18%) Software Engineering

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
1 6 (7.06%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) Apache
2 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (36.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) SAP Business One
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 30 (35.29%) Crystal Reports
3 25 (29.41%) Oracle Database
4 20 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (16.47%) MS Access
6 12 (14.12%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.35%) ActiveReports
9 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.18%) DTS
10 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (14.12%) InstallShield
4 10 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (3.53%) ReSharper
5 3 (3.53%) MSBuild
General
1 48 (56.47%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Electronics
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (47.06%) Developer
2 34 (40.00%) Analyst
3 33 (38.82%) Applications Support
3 33 (38.82%) Support Analyst
3 33 (38.82%) Applications Support Analyst
4 21 (24.71%) .NET Developer
5 14 (16.47%) C# Developer
6 13 (15.29%) VB.NET Developer
6 13 (15.29%) Oracle Analyst
6 13 (15.29%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 12 (14.12%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
7 12 (14.12%) Oracle Applications Support
8 6 (7.06%) Web Support Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) Web Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Software Tester
11 3 (3.53%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
11 3 (3.53%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (64.71%) .NET
2 34 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 30 (35.29%) COM
4 24 (28.24%) .NET Framework
4 24 (28.24%) WCF
5 21 (24.71%) XML
6 18 (21.18%) Classic ASP
6 18 (21.18%) Web Services
7 12 (14.12%) CSS
8 7 (8.24%) HTML
8 7 (8.24%) WinForms
9 4 (4.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (3.53%) JSON
10 3 (3.53%) LINQ
11 2 (2.35%) Unity DI Container
11 2 (2.35%) OAuth2
11 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.35%) jQuery
11 2 (2.35%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.35%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (2.35%) Social Media
2 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.18%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (43.53%) UNIX
2 20 (23.53%) Windows
3 7 (8.24%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) ITIL
2 35 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 20 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 20 (23.53%) Incident Management
4 18 (21.18%) Software Engineering
5 15 (17.65%) ITIL V3
6 8 (9.41%) MVC
7 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.24%) iOS Development
8 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.53%) Performance Testing
8 3 (3.53%) Project Management
8 3 (3.53%) B2B
9 2 (2.35%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.35%) ERP
9 2 (2.35%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.35%) TDD
9 2 (2.35%) Workflow
9 2 (2.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) VB
2 75 (88.24%) SQL
3 39 (45.88%) C#
4 35 (41.18%) PL/SQL
5 32 (37.65%) VB.NET
6 26 (30.59%) T-SQL
7 17 (20.00%) C++
8 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
9 14 (16.47%) VC++
10 3 (3.53%) Java
11 2 (2.35%) VBScript
11 2 (2.35%) XPath
12 1 (1.18%) VBA
12 1 (1.18%) Perl
12 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (20.00%) Degree
3 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (16.47%) MCPD
3 14 (16.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (41.18%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 37 (43.53%) Oracle
3 8 (9.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.35%) hybris
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