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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / South West
Rank 220 190 220
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +30
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 58 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 1.04% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 1.81% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 58 24
Median salary £36,000 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £45,000 £39,775
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
2823 3200 3397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.82% 57.40% 56.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2365 2792 3008
Median salary £42,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol -9 2 £36,250 -9.37%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) Classic ASP
6 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (30.00%) HTML
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) PHP
7 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (30.00%) IIS
7 3 (30.00%) CSS
7 3 (30.00%) SOA
7 3 (30.00%) OOP
7 3 (30.00%) OO
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (30.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) WCF
7 3 (30.00%) WPF
7 3 (30.00%) QlikView

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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (30.00%) QlikView
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) DTS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) SOA Developer
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) VB Developer
4 3 (30.00%) VB6 Developer
4 3 (30.00%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) Classic ASP
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) WinForms
4 3 (30.00%) WPF
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) XSD
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) MVVM
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) C++
7 1 (10.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware