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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 229 244 217
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Permanent jobs citing VB6 22 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.097% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.18% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 26
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £39,250 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
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
3133 3369 3238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.36% 54.51% 56.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2676 2876 2807
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Dorset +20 8 £34,000 -2.85%
Bristol +2 7 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Gloucestershire +11 6 £55,000 +120.00% 1
Somerset - 1 £37,500 - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 76 (100.00%) VB
2 75 (98.68%) .NET
3 69 (90.79%) C#
4 52 (68.42%) SQL
5 50 (65.79%) SQL Server
6 42 (55.26%) ASP.NET
6 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
7 39 (51.32%) C++
8 36 (47.37%) XML
9 34 (44.74%) WCF
10 33 (43.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (38.16%) .NET Framework
12 28 (36.84%) Windows
12 28 (36.84%) VB.NET
12 28 (36.84%) Visual Studio
13 24 (31.58%) MVC
14 23 (30.26%) T-SQL
15 21 (27.63%) WinForms
16 20 (26.32%) IIS
16 20 (26.32%) COM+
16 20 (26.32%) ADO.NET
17 19 (25.00%) Software Engineering
17 19 (25.00%) Mentoring
17 19 (25.00%) VC++
17 19 (25.00%) MS Excel
18 18 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (23.68%) SAP
18 18 (23.68%) COM
18 18 (23.68%) Crystal Reports
18 18 (23.68%) HTML

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 20 (26.32%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (23.68%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.32%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.68%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.63%) MS Access
8 1 (1.32%) MySQL
8 1 (1.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (43.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (36.84%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.95%) AccuRev
3 3 (3.95%) JIRA
3 3 (3.95%) Ranorex
3 3 (3.95%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.32%) FinalBuilder
4 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 72 (94.74%) Developer
2 34 (44.74%) .NET Developer
3 20 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 20 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 20 (26.32%) SQL Developer
4 19 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 18 (23.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (17.11%) Senior Developer
7 10 (13.16%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 9 (11.84%) VB Developer
8 9 (11.84%) VB6 Developer
9 7 (9.21%) Senior SQL Developer
9 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (6.58%) SSIS Developer
11 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Graduate SQL Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Junior SQL Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Test Leader
12 3 (3.95%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (98.68%) .NET
2 42 (55.26%) ASP.NET
3 36 (47.37%) XML
4 34 (44.74%) WCF
5 29 (38.16%) .NET Framework
6 21 (27.63%) WinForms
7 20 (26.32%) ADO.NET
7 20 (26.32%) COM+
8 18 (23.68%) COM
8 18 (23.68%) HTML
9 17 (22.37%) Classic ASP
10 14 (18.42%) CSS
11 7 (9.21%) jQuery
11 7 (9.21%) Web Services
12 6 (7.89%) WSDL
12 6 (7.89%) XML Schema
12 6 (7.89%) XSL
13 5 (6.58%) XSLT
14 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (2.63%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Android
2 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) MVC
2 19 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 19 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (15.79%) Migration
4 11 (14.47%) SDLC
5 7 (9.21%) Data Migration
6 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.89%) Scrum
7 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.26%) Web Development
9 3 (3.95%) Mobile Development
9 3 (3.95%) Multithreading
10 2 (2.63%) Automation Testing
10 2 (2.63%) SOA
10 2 (2.63%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.32%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.32%) OO
11 1 (1.32%) OOP
11 1 (1.32%) Process Management
11 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) VB
2 69 (90.79%) C#
3 52 (68.42%) SQL
4 39 (51.32%) C++
5 28 (36.84%) VB.NET
6 23 (30.26%) T-SQL
7 19 (25.00%) VC++
8 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
9 12 (15.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Degree
1 18 (23.68%) MCPD
1 18 (23.68%) MCTS
1 18 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.68%) SAP
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago