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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / South West
Rank 220 200 228
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +28
Permanent jobs citing VB6 9 54 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.94% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 1.66% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 54 18
Median salary £36,000 £39,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
2962 3258 3261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 58.50% 56.78% 55.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2464 2800 2897
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -12 3 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Dorset +14 1 £37,500 +10.29%
Gloucestershire -25 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for VB6.

1 14 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (92.86%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 9 (64.29%) VB.NET
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
5 8 (57.14%) SQL
6 7 (50.00%) Scrum
6 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
8 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
8 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
8 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
8 5 (35.71%) Classic ASP
8 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
9 4 (28.57%) OOP
9 4 (28.57%) OO
9 4 (28.57%) SOA
9 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 4 (28.57%) IIS
9 4 (28.57%) WinForms
9 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
9 4 (28.57%) jQuery
9 4 (28.57%) WCF
9 4 (28.57%) WPF
10 3 (21.43%) QlikView
10 3 (21.43%) JSON
10 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) FileNet
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (21.43%) QlikView
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) DB2
4 1 (7.14%) DTS
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) SOA Developer
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 4 (28.57%) VB Developer
3 4 (28.57%) VB6 Developer
3 4 (28.57%) WinForms Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 5 (35.71%) Classic ASP
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) WCF
4 4 (28.57%) WinForms
4 4 (28.57%) WPF
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 3 (21.43%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (14.29%) XSD
6 2 (14.29%) XSLT
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
7 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) OOP
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Document Management
6 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (92.86%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) VB.NET
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) PHP
8 2 (14.29%) VBA
9 1 (7.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (7.14%) Java
9 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
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