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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 203 162 134
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -28
Permanent jobs citing VB6 24 46 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.91% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 1.59% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 46 85
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £39,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3461 2889 3050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.11% 57.05% 53.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2967 2575 2787
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 August 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 29 August 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 -8 10 £34,000 +13.33% 9
Devon -10 5 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Dorset -12 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Gloucestershire -7 2 - -
Somerset -19 2 £39,500 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 56 (100.00%) VB
2 53 (94.64%) .NET
3 51 (91.07%) C#
4 42 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
5 30 (53.57%) SQL
6 27 (48.21%) VB.NET
7 25 (44.64%) MS Excel
8 22 (39.29%) Visual Studio
9 21 (37.50%) Windows
9 21 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
10 20 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (33.93%) MVC
12 18 (32.14%) C++
13 17 (30.36%) Finance
14 16 (28.57%) COM
15 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
16 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (17.86%) Crystal Reports
17 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
17 10 (17.86%) Degree
18 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
18 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
18 9 (16.07%) Classic ASP
18 9 (16.07%) XML
18 9 (16.07%) HTML
18 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
19 8 (14.29%) Apple iOS
19 8 (14.29%) iOS Development

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (44.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.29%) MS Office
3 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
3 6 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (17.86%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (12.50%) MySQL
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.57%) ActiveReports
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.57%) Informix
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (3.57%) MS Access
8 1 (1.79%) DTS
Development Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Visual Studio
2 21 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.71%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.57%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Tester
6 6 (10.71%) VB Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Automation Tester
7 5 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.93%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Software Tester
9 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Sales Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.36%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (94.64%) .NET
2 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 16 (28.57%) COM
4 9 (16.07%) HTML
4 9 (16.07%) Classic ASP
4 9 (16.07%) XML
4 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
4 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (14.29%) Web Services
6 6 (10.71%) CSS
7 5 (8.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (7.14%) LINQ
9 3 (5.36%) WPF
9 3 (5.36%) ADO.NET
9 3 (5.36%) JSON
10 2 (3.57%) WCF
10 2 (3.57%) WinForms
10 2 (3.57%) XSL
10 2 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.79%) GIS
2 1 (1.79%) Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) NLPG
2 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) MVC
2 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
3 8 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
5 5 (8.93%) Scrum
6 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.14%) Project Management
6 4 (7.14%) Time Management
7 3 (5.36%) B2B
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Service Management
8 2 (3.57%) ITSM
8 2 (3.57%) Workflow
8 2 (3.57%) ITIL
8 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.57%) TDD
8 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.57%) System Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) VB
2 51 (91.07%) C#
3 30 (53.57%) SQL
4 27 (48.21%) VB.NET
5 18 (32.14%) C++
6 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 8 (14.29%) VC++
8 7 (12.50%) VBScript
9 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
10 4 (7.14%) Java
11 3 (5.36%) VBA
12 2 (3.57%) XPath
12 2 (3.57%) C
13 1 (1.79%) Perl
13 1 (1.79%) PHP
13 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.79%) Uniface
13 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (17.86%) Degree
3 8 (14.29%) MCTS
3 8 (14.29%) MCPD
4 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.57%) MCSD
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Mapinfo
3 1 (1.79%) ESRI
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