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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 206 177 152
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB6 25 40 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.78% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 1.36% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 62
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £39,050 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3357 2940 3050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.37% 57.48% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2909 2641 2745
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -4 13 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Dorset -13 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Somerset -7 4 £31,500 -20.75%
Devon -23 3 £41,000 +5.80%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 59 (100.00%) VB
2 56 (94.92%) .NET
3 55 (93.22%) C#
4 44 (74.58%) SQL Server
5 33 (55.93%) VB.NET
6 32 (54.24%) SQL
7 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
8 26 (44.07%) Visual Studio
9 23 (38.98%) MS Excel
10 20 (33.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (30.51%) C++
12 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET
12 17 (28.81%) MVC
13 16 (27.12%) COM
13 16 (27.12%) Windows
13 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (23.73%) VBScript
14 14 (23.73%) Finance
15 12 (20.34%) Oracle
15 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (18.64%) MySQL
16 11 (18.64%) Crystal Reports
17 10 (16.95%) Web Services
17 10 (16.95%) HTML
17 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
17 10 (16.95%) Classic ASP
17 10 (16.95%) Degree
18 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
18 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.69%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (38.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) MS Office
3 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (74.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (18.64%) MySQL
3 11 (18.64%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.39%) ActiveReports
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (3.39%) Informix
7 2 (3.39%) MS Access
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.69%) DTS
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Visual Studio
2 20 (33.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.17%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.69%) Maven
5 1 (1.69%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (77.97%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) .NET Developer
3 14 (23.73%) C# Developer
4 8 (13.56%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Automation Tester
6 6 (10.17%) VB Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Tester
7 5 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.78%) VB6 Developer
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Software Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (5.08%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.69%) .NET Software Developer
11 1 (1.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (94.92%) .NET
2 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET
3 16 (27.12%) COM
4 10 (16.95%) Web Services
4 10 (16.95%) HTML
4 10 (16.95%) Classic ASP
5 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
6 7 (11.86%) XML
6 7 (11.86%) CSS
6 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.78%) WPF
7 4 (6.78%) ADO.NET
7 4 (6.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (5.08%) WinForms
8 3 (5.08%) LINQ
8 3 (5.08%) WCF
9 2 (3.39%) JSON
9 2 (3.39%) XSL
9 2 (3.39%) SOAP
9 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) GIS
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) NLPG
3 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) MVC
2 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
3 8 (13.56%) iOS Development
4 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
5 4 (6.78%) Time Management
5 4 (6.78%) Scrum
6 3 (5.08%) Web Development
7 2 (3.39%) Automated Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.39%) System Testing
7 2 (3.39%) ITIL
7 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.39%) Service Management
7 2 (3.39%) ITSM
7 2 (3.39%) Project Management
7 2 (3.39%) Automation Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Line Management
8 1 (1.69%) CRM
8 1 (1.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) VB
2 55 (93.22%) C#
3 33 (55.93%) VB.NET
4 32 (54.24%) SQL
5 18 (30.51%) C++
6 14 (23.73%) VBScript
7 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
8 8 (13.56%) VC++
9 4 (6.78%) Java
10 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
10 3 (5.08%) VBA
11 2 (3.39%) C
12 1 (1.69%) Uniface
12 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.69%) Perl
12 1 (1.69%) PHP
12 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.95%) Degree
3 8 (13.56%) MCTS
3 8 (13.56%) MCPD
4 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.39%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.39%) MCSD
4 2 (3.39%) ISEB
4 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Mapinfo
3 1 (1.69%) ESRI
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