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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 227 209 227
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.078% 0.63% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 1.11% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 36 27
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £34,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
2952 3255 3547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.44% 57.08% 54.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2508 2816 3094
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,823 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
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
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 10 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Bristol +3 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Somerset -4 1 £25,000 -35.06%
Gloucestershire -27 1 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) IIS
5 4 (44.44%) Classic ASP
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) OOP
6 3 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) PHP
6 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (33.33%) QlikView
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 3 (33.33%) Virtual Environments

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 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (33.33%) QlikView
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) DTS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Ranorex
1 2 (22.22%) TestComplete
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) SOA Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Classic ASP
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) XSD
4 2 (22.22%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
5 1 (11.11%) COM+
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) OO
1 3 (33.33%) OOP
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) MVVM
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (11.11%) VBA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware