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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 244 234 217
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.070% 0.17% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.30% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 21
Median salary £28,750 £38,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.83% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £33,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
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
3140 3294 3390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.18% 55.94% 55.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2675 2857 2937
Median salary £41,500 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
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 27 September 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
Somerset -5 2 £31,250 +4.16%
Gloucestershire -8 2 £28,750 -23.33%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 30 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (73.33%) .NET
3 20 (66.67%) SQL
4 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (56.67%) C#
6 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
7 15 (50.00%) C++
8 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
8 13 (43.33%) Windows
9 11 (36.67%) HTML
9 11 (36.67%) IIS
10 10 (33.33%) XML
10 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (30.00%) ADO.NET
11 9 (30.00%) COM+
12 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
12 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
12 8 (26.67%) SDLC
13 6 (20.00%) VC++
13 6 (20.00%) Finance
13 6 (20.00%) VB.NET
13 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
13 6 (20.00%) Classic ASP
13 6 (20.00%) Ranorex
13 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
13 6 (20.00%) Load Testing
13 6 (20.00%) TestComplete
13 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 5 (16.67%) FinalBuilder
14 5 (16.67%) Software Delivery

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 11 (36.67%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Changepoint
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) MS Access
3 4 (13.33%) DTS
4 3 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) QlikView
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (20.00%) Ranorex
2 6 (20.00%) TestComplete
2 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (16.67%) FinalBuilder
3 5 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) C++ Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Software Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Software Support Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Test Leader
7 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (10.00%) VB Developer
7 3 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Junior
8 2 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Junior Support Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
3 11 (36.67%) HTML
4 10 (33.33%) XML
5 9 (30.00%) ADO.NET
5 9 (30.00%) COM+
6 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (20.00%) Classic ASP
7 5 (16.67%) MFC
8 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.67%) CSS
9 2 (6.67%) jQuery
10 1 (3.33%) COM
10 1 (3.33%) Web Services
10 1 (3.33%) WinForms
10 1 (3.33%) WSDL
10 1 (3.33%) XML Schema
10 1 (3.33%) XSD
10 1 (3.33%) XSL
10 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) SDLC
1 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
2 6 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (16.67%) Process Management
3 5 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) OOP
6 2 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.33%) Coaching
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) VB
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 17 (56.67%) C#
4 15 (50.00%) C++
5 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 6 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (20.00%) VC++
7 4 (13.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 4 (13.33%) VBA
8 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) MCPD
1 1 (3.33%) MCTS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Infragistics
4 1 (3.33%) SAP