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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 243 203 176
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -27
Permanent jobs citing VB6 6 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.098% 0.45% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.80% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 47
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,600 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £38,800 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
3343 3235 3248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.46% 55.88% 59.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2847 2817 2908
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 £25,000 -
Dorset -23 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Bristol -14 1 £40,000 +17.64%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (100.00%) VB
2 28 (96.55%) .NET
3 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
4 21 (72.41%) C#
5 20 (68.97%) SQL
6 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
7 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
8 14 (48.28%) Web Services
8 14 (48.28%) C++
8 14 (48.28%) MVC
9 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
10 12 (41.38%) HTML
11 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
11 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
11 11 (37.93%) IIS
11 11 (37.93%) Finance
11 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
12 10 (34.48%) Coaching
12 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (34.48%) LINQ
12 10 (34.48%) Performance Testing
12 10 (34.48%) Load Testing
12 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (34.48%) Changepoint
12 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (34.48%) WSDL
12 10 (34.48%) XML Schema

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (37.93%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
1 3 (10.34%) AutoCAD
1 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (10.34%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (10.34%) MySQL
5 3 (10.34%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (6.90%) MS Access
7 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (10.34%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) AccuRev
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Developer
3 11 (37.93%) Software Developer
4 8 (27.59%) C# Developer
5 7 (24.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (17.24%) AWS Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Lead Developer
8 3 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (10.34%) .NET Consultant
8 3 (10.34%) Software Consultant
8 3 (10.34%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Consultant
8 3 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (10.34%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
3 14 (48.28%) Web Services
4 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
5 12 (41.38%) HTML
6 10 (34.48%) XHTML
6 10 (34.48%) WSDL
6 10 (34.48%) XML Schema
6 10 (34.48%) XML
6 10 (34.48%) XSL
6 10 (34.48%) XSLT
6 10 (34.48%) COM+
6 10 (34.48%) LINQ
7 8 (27.59%) ADO.NET
8 4 (13.79%) WPF
9 3 (10.34%) Classic ASP
9 3 (10.34%) ActiveX
9 3 (10.34%) Ajax
10 2 (6.90%) CSS
11 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) MVC
2 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
3 10 (34.48%) Coaching
3 10 (34.48%) Performance Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Load Testing
4 3 (10.34%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) RAD
5 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (72.41%) C#
3 20 (68.97%) SQL
4 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
5 14 (48.28%) C++
6 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
6 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
7 10 (34.48%) PHP
8 5 (17.24%) VBScript
9 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
9 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) MCSD
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Autodesk
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £19k - 21k per year
Posted: 2 days ago