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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 202 174 166
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB6 33 40 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.76% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.31% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 29 40 50
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3447 3059 3011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.80% 58.05% 54.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 2757 2701
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +4 15 £30,000 -7.69%
Gloucestershire -3 7 £40,000 +48.14% 14
Somerset -7 5 £31,500 -20.75% 1
Devon -20 3 £41,000 +2.50%
Dorset -25 3 £45,000 +38.46%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 61 (100.00%) VB
2 56 (91.80%) .NET
3 50 (81.97%) C#
4 45 (73.77%) SQL Server
5 35 (57.38%) VB.NET
6 30 (49.18%) SQL
7 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
8 19 (31.15%) Visual Studio
8 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET
9 18 (29.51%) MVC
10 17 (27.87%) C++
10 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
10 17 (27.87%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (26.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (26.23%) Windows
12 15 (24.59%) VBScript
12 15 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
14 11 (18.03%) Finance
14 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (18.03%) HTML
14 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (16.39%) Oracle
15 10 (16.39%) COM
15 10 (16.39%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
16 9 (14.75%) Web Services
16 9 (14.75%) MySQL
17 8 (13.11%) XML

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.92%) IIS
1 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.64%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
3 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.64%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.64%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (73.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (16.39%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (14.75%) MySQL
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.28%) ActiveReports
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.28%) Informix
7 2 (3.28%) MS Access
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.64%) DTS
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Visual Studio
2 15 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (4.92%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (78.69%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) .NET Developer
3 13 (21.31%) Software Developer
4 11 (18.03%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.48%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (11.48%) VB Developer
6 5 (8.20%) VB6 Developer
7 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) DBA
8 3 (4.92%) Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.28%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (91.80%) .NET
2 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET
3 11 (18.03%) HTML
4 10 (16.39%) COM
5 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
5 9 (14.75%) Web Services
6 8 (13.11%) XML
6 8 (13.11%) CSS
6 8 (13.11%) Classic ASP
6 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.56%) WPF
7 4 (6.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (6.56%) ADO.NET
8 3 (4.92%) XSL
8 3 (4.92%) WCF
8 3 (4.92%) LINQ
8 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.28%) SOAP
9 2 (3.28%) JSON
9 2 (3.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.64%) GIS
3 1 (1.64%) Clustering
3 1 (1.64%) NLPG
3 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) MVC
2 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.48%) Migration
4 5 (8.20%) Scrum
4 5 (8.20%) iOS Development
5 4 (6.56%) Time Management
5 4 (6.56%) ITIL
5 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.56%) Web Development
6 3 (4.92%) Service Management
6 3 (4.92%) ITSM
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Testing
6 3 (4.92%) Line Management
7 2 (3.28%) Refactoring
7 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.28%) Automation Testing
7 2 (3.28%) System Testing
7 2 (3.28%) Project Management
7 2 (3.28%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) VB
2 50 (81.97%) C#
3 35 (57.38%) VB.NET
4 30 (49.18%) SQL
5 17 (27.87%) C++
6 15 (24.59%) VBScript
7 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.20%) VC++
9 4 (6.56%) C
9 4 (6.56%) VBA
9 4 (6.56%) Java
9 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.92%) Perl
10 3 (4.92%) PHP
11 1 (1.64%) Ruby
11 1 (1.64%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.64%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.48%) Degree
3 5 (8.20%) MCPD
3 5 (8.20%) MCTS
4 3 (4.92%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (4.92%) ISEB
4 3 (4.92%) MCSD
4 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) ESRI
3 1 (1.64%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.64%) Mapinfo
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + pension, 22 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £41500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stroud
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Holiday
Posted: 8 days ago
Stroud
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Stroud
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago