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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 211 166 162
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB6 23 61 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 1.11% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 1.90% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 54 69
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £38,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
3371 3205 3339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.02% 58.15% 59.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 2858 2988
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -3 8 £32,000 +28.00%
Bristol -7 6 £33,250 +2.30%
Devon 0 3 £40,000 -13.04%
Somerset +11 2 £35,250 -46.59% 1
Dorset -51 2 £30,000 -16.66% 1
Cornwall - 2 £30,000 - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 56 (100.00%) VB
2 53 (94.64%) .NET
3 44 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 40 (71.43%) C#
5 29 (51.79%) VB.NET
5 29 (51.79%) SQL
6 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 25 (44.64%) MVC
8 18 (32.14%) Web Services
9 17 (30.36%) VBScript
10 15 (26.79%) HTML
10 15 (26.79%) .NET Framework
11 14 (25.00%) C++
12 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
12 13 (23.21%) Windows
12 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (21.43%) XML
14 11 (19.64%) IIS
14 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
14 11 (19.64%) ADO.NET
14 11 (19.64%) Finance
15 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (16.07%) LINQ
16 9 (16.07%) XSL
16 9 (16.07%) PHP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 11 (19.64%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.50%) MS Office
3 6 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
4 4 (7.14%) Revit
4 4 (7.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (14.29%) MySQL
6 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (7.14%) MS Access
8 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (7.14%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (82.14%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) .NET Developer
2 19 (33.93%) Software Developer
3 9 (16.07%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.36%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (94.64%) .NET
2 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (32.14%) Web Services
4 15 (26.79%) HTML
4 15 (26.79%) .NET Framework
5 12 (21.43%) XML
6 11 (19.64%) ADO.NET
7 9 (16.07%) LINQ
7 9 (16.07%) XSL
8 8 (14.29%) XSLT
8 8 (14.29%) CSS
8 8 (14.29%) Classic ASP
9 7 (12.50%) COM+
9 7 (12.50%) XHTML
9 7 (12.50%) WSDL
9 7 (12.50%) XML Schema
10 5 (8.93%) Ajax
10 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (7.14%) WCF
11 4 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) GIS
3 1 (1.79%) NLPG
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) MVC
2 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.50%) Coaching
4 7 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 7 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 7 (12.50%) Migration
5 5 (8.93%) Scrum
6 4 (7.14%) OO
7 3 (5.36%) ITIL
7 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.36%) Web Development
7 3 (5.36%) Time Management
8 2 (3.57%) Line Management
8 2 (3.57%) Refactoring
8 2 (3.57%) Service Management
8 2 (3.57%) ITSM
8 2 (3.57%) RAD
8 2 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (1.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) VB
2 40 (71.43%) C#
3 29 (51.79%) VB.NET
3 29 (51.79%) SQL
4 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (30.36%) VBScript
6 14 (25.00%) C++
7 9 (16.07%) PHP
7 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
8 5 (8.93%) C
9 2 (3.57%) Perl
9 2 (3.57%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.79%) Uniface
10 1 (1.79%) Java
10 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.36%) MCSD
3 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.79%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.79%) ESRI
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