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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 210 187 163
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Permanent jobs citing VB6 32 46 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.80% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 1.39% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 64
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
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
3605 3310 3252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.68% 57.88% 57.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3157 2984 2917
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +10 17 £32,500 +0.77% 3
Gloucestershire -8 8 £38,750 +43.51%
Somerset +2 4 £31,500 -21.25% 3
Devon - 3 £40,000 - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 54 (100.00%) VB
2 49 (90.74%) .NET
3 42 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 39 (72.22%) C#
5 31 (57.41%) VB.NET
6 24 (44.44%) SQL
7 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET
8 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
8 19 (35.19%) MVC
9 18 (33.33%) VBScript
10 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
11 13 (24.07%) Windows
11 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
12 11 (20.37%) Web Services
12 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (18.52%) Oracle
13 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
13 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (16.67%) Classic ASP
14 9 (16.67%) MySQL
15 8 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (14.81%) HTML
15 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
15 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (12.96%) Migration
16 7 (12.96%) C++
16 7 (12.96%) CSS
17 6 (11.11%) MS Office
17 6 (11.11%) XML

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4 (7.41%) IIS
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.85%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
3 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
3 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (7.41%) Revit
4 4 (7.41%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) MySQL
3 8 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.70%) MS Access
8 1 (1.85%) DTS
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (7.41%) InstallShield
2 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (79.63%) Developer
2 17 (31.48%) Software Developer
3 15 (27.78%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.96%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (11.11%) VB Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.26%) VB6 Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (90.74%) .NET
2 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 11 (20.37%) Web Services
4 9 (16.67%) Classic ASP
5 8 (14.81%) HTML
5 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (12.96%) CSS
7 6 (11.11%) XML
8 5 (9.26%) Ajax
9 4 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (7.41%) ActiveX
9 4 (7.41%) ADO.NET
10 3 (5.56%) XSL
10 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.56%) WCF
10 3 (5.56%) WPF
11 2 (3.70%) LINQ
11 2 (3.70%) WinForms
11 2 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) GIS
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) NLPG
3 1 (1.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) MVC
2 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.96%) Migration
4 5 (9.26%) Scrum
5 4 (7.41%) Web Development
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL
5 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.41%) OO
6 3 (5.56%) Service Management
6 3 (5.56%) ITSM
6 3 (5.56%) Time Management
6 3 (5.56%) Line Management
7 2 (3.70%) Refactoring
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.70%) System Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Project Management
7 2 (3.70%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.85%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) VB
2 39 (72.22%) C#
3 31 (57.41%) VB.NET
4 24 (44.44%) SQL
5 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
6 18 (33.33%) VBScript
7 7 (12.96%) C++
8 4 (7.41%) C
8 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.56%) Perl
9 3 (5.56%) PHP
10 2 (3.70%) Java
10 2 (3.70%) VBA
11 1 (1.85%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (5.56%) MCSD
2 3 (5.56%) ISEB
2 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.85%) ESRI
4 1 (1.85%) Mapinfo
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