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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 238 233 222
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB6 9 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.47% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 20
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
3089 3385 3462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.66% 57.41% 56.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2649 2904 2952
Median salary £41,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,035
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 August 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 -6 4 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Somerset -6 4 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £37,500 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 34 (100.00%) VB
2 26 (76.47%) .NET
3 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
4 24 (70.59%) SQL
5 21 (61.76%) C#
5 21 (61.76%) C++
6 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
7 16 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
9 14 (41.18%) Windows
10 12 (35.29%) ADO.NET
10 12 (35.29%) COM+
10 12 (35.29%) XML
10 12 (35.29%) IIS
11 11 (32.35%) HTML
12 10 (29.41%) SDLC
12 10 (29.41%) Waterfall
12 10 (29.41%) T-SQL
13 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
13 9 (26.47%) VC++
14 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
15 6 (17.65%) TestComplete
15 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
15 6 (17.65%) Load Testing
15 6 (17.65%) Ranorex
15 6 (17.65%) MS Access
15 6 (17.65%) Finance
16 5 (14.71%) Oracle
16 5 (14.71%) Process Management
16 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management

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 12 (35.29%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.94%) Changepoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) MS Access
3 4 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (8.82%) DTS
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
3 6 (17.65%) Ranorex
3 6 (17.65%) TestComplete
4 5 (14.71%) FinalBuilder
4 5 (14.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) C# Developer
3 11 (32.35%) .NET Developer
3 11 (32.35%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 5 (14.71%) C++ Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Test Leader
7 3 (8.82%) Software Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Software Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) VB Developer
7 3 (8.82%) VB6 Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
3 12 (35.29%) ADO.NET
3 12 (35.29%) COM+
3 12 (35.29%) XML
4 11 (32.35%) HTML
5 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 5 (14.71%) MFC
7 4 (11.76%) COM
7 4 (11.76%) WCF
7 4 (11.76%) WinForms
8 3 (8.82%) Classic ASP
8 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.94%) jQuery
9 1 (2.94%) Web Services
9 1 (2.94%) WSDL
9 1 (2.94%) XML Schema
9 1 (2.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) SDLC
1 10 (29.41%) Waterfall
2 6 (17.65%) Load Testing
2 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
3 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
3 5 (14.71%) Process Management
3 5 (14.71%) Software Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Coaching
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) MVC
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) User Stories
7 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) VB
2 24 (70.59%) SQL
3 21 (61.76%) C#
3 21 (61.76%) C++
4 10 (29.41%) T-SQL
5 9 (26.47%) VC++
6 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
7 3 (8.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 3 (8.82%) VBA
8 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
1 4 (11.76%) MCPD
1 4 (11.76%) MCTS
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Infragistics
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