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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 205 179 163
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB6 34 38 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.71% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 1.22% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 49
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £39,100 £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
3480 3121 3004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.55% 57.98% 55.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3018 2824 2708
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
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 31 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 31 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 +12 18 £31,750 +5.83%
Gloucestershire -3 7 £40,000 +48.14% 12
Somerset -4 5 £31,500 -20.75% 3
Devon -17 3 £41,000 +2.50%
Dorset -29 1 £45,000 +38.46%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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 59 (100.00%) VB
2 54 (91.53%) .NET
3 46 (77.97%) C#
4 45 (76.27%) SQL Server
5 33 (55.93%) VB.NET
6 29 (49.15%) SQL
7 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET
8 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
9 17 (28.81%) Visual Studio
9 17 (28.81%) MVC
10 16 (27.12%) VBScript
10 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
12 14 (23.73%) C++
12 14 (23.73%) Windows
12 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
12 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (18.64%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (16.95%) Web Services
14 10 (16.95%) Oracle
14 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (16.95%) Finance
14 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (15.25%) .NET Framework
15 9 (15.25%) MySQL
15 9 (15.25%) HTML
16 8 (13.56%) Classic ASP
16 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.08%) IIS
1 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.69%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) MS Office
3 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.08%) AutoCAD
3 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.08%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (76.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (18.64%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (15.25%) MySQL
4 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) MS Access
7 1 (1.69%) DTS
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.69%) Informix
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.69%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Visual Studio
2 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (5.08%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.69%) Maven
5 1 (1.69%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (81.36%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) Software Developer
3 14 (23.73%) .NET Developer
4 9 (15.25%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.86%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (11.86%) VB Developer
6 5 (8.47%) VB6 Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.08%) DBA
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Administrator
9 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (91.53%) .NET
2 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.95%) Web Services
4 9 (15.25%) HTML
4 9 (15.25%) .NET Framework
5 8 (13.56%) Classic ASP
5 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (11.86%) COM
6 7 (11.86%) CSS
6 7 (11.86%) XML
7 4 (6.78%) Ajax
7 4 (6.78%) ADO.NET
7 4 (6.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (6.78%) WPF
8 3 (5.08%) WCF
8 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (5.08%) ActiveX
8 3 (5.08%) XSL
9 2 (3.39%) WinForms
9 2 (3.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) GIS
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) NLPG
3 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) MVC
2 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.86%) Migration
4 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.47%) Scrum
6 4 (6.78%) Web Development
6 4 (6.78%) ITIL
6 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.78%) Time Management
6 4 (6.78%) iOS Development
7 3 (5.08%) Line Management
7 3 (5.08%) OO
7 3 (5.08%) Service Management
7 3 (5.08%) ITSM
8 2 (3.39%) Project Management
8 2 (3.39%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Refactoring
8 2 (3.39%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.39%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) VB
2 46 (77.97%) C#
3 33 (55.93%) VB.NET
4 29 (49.15%) SQL
5 16 (27.12%) VBScript
6 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
7 14 (23.73%) C++
8 4 (6.78%) Java
8 4 (6.78%) C
8 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.78%) VC++
9 3 (5.08%) VBA
9 3 (5.08%) Perl
9 3 (5.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.69%) Uniface
10 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.17%) Degree
3 4 (6.78%) MCTS
3 4 (6.78%) MCPD
4 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (5.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (5.08%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (5.08%) MCSD
4 3 (5.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.69%) ESRI
4 1 (1.69%) Mapinfo
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stroud
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stroud
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Stroud
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Taunton
CPS Group
Salary: £38000 - £41500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Stroud
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Holiday
Posted: 18 days ago
Stroud
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago