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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 202 160 126
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -34
Permanent jobs citing VB6 26 57 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 1.09% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 1.87% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 54 100
Average salary £34,500 £35,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.49% +5.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £29,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3500 3049 3164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.16% 58.11% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3009 2729 2876
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -1 9 £34,000 -2.85% 7
Dorset -9 9 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Devon -14 5 £37,500 +1.01% 2
Gloucestershire -9 2 - -
Somerset - 1 £39,500 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 51 (100.00%) VB
2 48 (94.12%) .NET
3 46 (90.20%) C#
4 38 (74.51%) SQL Server
5 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
6 29 (56.86%) SQL
7 26 (50.98%) VB.NET
8 23 (45.10%) MS Excel
9 22 (43.14%) Visual Studio
10 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (39.22%) COM
11 20 (39.22%) C++
12 18 (35.29%) Finance
13 17 (33.33%) Windows
14 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
15 14 (27.45%) Crystal Reports
16 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (23.53%) MVC
16 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
16 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (23.53%) Degree
17 10 (19.61%) MCPD
17 10 (19.61%) MCTS
17 10 (19.61%) VC++
17 10 (19.61%) Classic ASP
17 10 (19.61%) Apple iOS
17 10 (19.61%) iOS Development
18 8 (15.69%) Web Services
18 8 (15.69%) HTML

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (45.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (74.51%) SQL Server
2 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (27.45%) Crystal Reports
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (13.73%) MySQL
6 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.88%) MS Access
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (3.92%) Informix
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.92%) ActiveReports
9 1 (1.96%) DTS
Development Applications
1 22 (43.14%) Visual Studio
2 21 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.76%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.92%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (78.43%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) .NET Developer
2 16 (31.37%) C# Developer
3 6 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Tester
3 6 (11.76%) Automation Tester
4 5 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (9.80%) VB Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Software Tester
5 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (94.12%) .NET
2 20 (39.22%) COM
3 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
4 10 (19.61%) Classic ASP
5 8 (15.69%) HTML
5 8 (15.69%) Web Services
6 7 (13.73%) XML
6 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
6 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.84%) CSS
7 4 (7.84%) WCF
7 4 (7.84%) WPF
8 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (3.92%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (3.92%) JSON
9 2 (3.92%) LINQ
9 2 (3.92%) WF
9 2 (3.92%) WinForms
10 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) DTV
1 1 (1.96%) Clustering
1 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) MVC
1 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 10 (19.61%) iOS Development
3 6 (11.76%) Performance Testing
4 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.84%) Project Management
5 3 (5.88%) B2B
5 3 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (3.92%) Workflow
6 2 (3.92%) TDD
6 2 (3.92%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.92%) System Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Automation Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Time Management
7 1 (1.96%) Service Management
7 1 (1.96%) ITSM
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL
7 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) VB
2 46 (90.20%) C#
3 29 (56.86%) SQL
4 26 (50.98%) VB.NET
5 20 (39.22%) C++
6 10 (19.61%) VC++
7 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
8 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
9 5 (9.80%) VBScript
10 4 (7.84%) Java
11 3 (5.88%) VBA
12 2 (3.92%) XPath
13 1 (1.96%) C
13 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.96%) Ruby
13 1 (1.96%) Perl
13 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 10 (19.61%) MCTS
2 10 (19.61%) MCPD
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.96%) MCSD
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
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Salary: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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