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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 233 205 167
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -38
Permanent jobs citing VB6 13 26 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.42% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.75% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 45
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £26,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,400 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
3423 3446 2923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.66% 56.09% 57.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2949 2952 2609
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Devon -4 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Gloucestershire -16 4 £37,500 - 1
Somerset +3 3 £34,000 -13.92%
Cornwall - 1 £35,000 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (100.00%) VB
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (92.00%) SQL
3 21 (84.00%) T-SQL
4 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (72.00%) C#
5 18 (72.00%) Web Services
6 17 (68.00%) XML
6 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
6 17 (68.00%) .NET Framework
7 16 (64.00%) HTML
8 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (56.00%) WSDL
9 14 (56.00%) Finance
10 13 (52.00%) MVC
10 13 (52.00%) C++
10 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (48.00%) IIS
11 12 (48.00%) XSL
11 12 (48.00%) XHTML
11 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 12 (48.00%) XML Schema
12 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (44.00%) XSLT
12 11 (44.00%) COM+
12 11 (44.00%) VB.NET
12 11 (44.00%) PHP
12 11 (44.00%) Changepoint

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (48.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) AccuRev
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Back Office
3 2 (8.00%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) Software Developer
3 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Graduate
5 4 (16.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) WinForms Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.00%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) Web Services
3 17 (68.00%) XML
3 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (68.00%) .NET Framework
4 16 (64.00%) HTML
5 14 (56.00%) WSDL
6 12 (48.00%) XML Schema
6 12 (48.00%) XHTML
6 12 (48.00%) XSL
7 11 (44.00%) XSLT
7 11 (44.00%) COM+
7 11 (44.00%) LINQ
8 4 (16.00%) CSS
8 4 (16.00%) WinForms
9 2 (8.00%) SOAP
9 2 (8.00%) WPF
9 2 (8.00%) Google Maps API
9 2 (8.00%) HTML5
9 2 (8.00%) Bing Maps
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) MVC
2 11 (44.00%) Performance Testing
2 11 (44.00%) Load Testing
2 11 (44.00%) Mentoring
2 11 (44.00%) Coaching
3 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) UX Design
4 2 (8.00%) MVVM
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) VB
2 23 (92.00%) SQL
3 21 (84.00%) T-SQL
4 18 (72.00%) C#
5 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (52.00%) C++
7 11 (44.00%) PHP
7 11 (44.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (8.00%) VC++
8 2 (8.00%) Java
9 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) ESRI
2 2 (8.00%) Google
2 2 (8.00%) Trapeze
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