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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 197 222 179
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -43
Permanent jobs citing VB6 57 21 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 0.35% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 0.63% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 57 21 52
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +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
3278 3357 3192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.17% 55.95% 58.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2834 2990 2853
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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
Gloucestershire +16 19 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Bristol +7 18 £45,000 +35.33% 1
Dorset +16 11 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Somerset -1 7 £40,000 +13.47% 1
Devon +2 1 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £32,500 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 79 (100.00%) VB
1 79 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (84.81%) C#
3 54 (68.35%) SQL
4 48 (60.76%) SQL Server
5 38 (48.10%) ASP.NET
6 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
7 35 (44.30%) WCF
8 34 (43.04%) XML
8 34 (43.04%) VB.NET
9 30 (37.97%) C++
9 30 (37.97%) .NET Framework
10 29 (36.71%) Windows
11 28 (35.44%) T-SQL
12 26 (32.91%) Visual Studio
12 26 (32.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (31.65%) MVC
14 22 (27.85%) WinForms
15 21 (26.58%) MS Excel
16 18 (22.78%) Classic ASP
16 18 (22.78%) Software Engineering
16 18 (22.78%) Mentoring
17 17 (21.52%) Degree
17 17 (21.52%) MCTS
17 17 (21.52%) MCPD
17 17 (21.52%) SAP Business One
17 17 (21.52%) SAP
17 17 (21.52%) Crystal Reports
17 17 (21.52%) VC++
17 17 (21.52%) COM

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 13 (16.46%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (26.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (21.52%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.27%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (60.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.52%) Crystal Reports
3 14 (17.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (32.91%) Team Foundation Server
1 26 (32.91%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.33%) AccuRev
2 5 (6.33%) JIRA
3 4 (5.06%) Ranorex
3 4 (5.06%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (93.67%) Developer
2 32 (40.51%) .NET Developer
3 25 (31.65%) SQL Developer
4 21 (26.58%) VB.NET Developer
5 20 (25.32%) Software Developer
6 14 (17.72%) C# Developer
7 13 (16.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (15.19%) Senior Developer
9 9 (11.39%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 9 (11.39%) VB Developer
9 9 (11.39%) VB6 Developer
10 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (8.86%) Senior SQL Developer
12 5 (6.33%) WinForms Developer
13 4 (5.06%) Analyst
13 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (5.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (5.06%) Test Leader
14 3 (3.80%) Business Analyst
14 3 (3.80%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (48.10%) ASP.NET
3 35 (44.30%) WCF
4 34 (43.04%) XML
5 30 (37.97%) .NET Framework
6 22 (27.85%) WinForms
7 18 (22.78%) Classic ASP
8 17 (21.52%) COM
9 14 (17.72%) CSS
9 14 (17.72%) HTML
10 13 (16.46%) ADO.NET
10 13 (16.46%) COM+
11 11 (13.92%) Web Services
12 7 (8.86%) XSLT
13 6 (7.59%) WSDL
13 6 (7.59%) XML Schema
13 6 (7.59%) XSL
14 4 (5.06%) jQuery
15 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
16 2 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.80%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Android
2 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) MVC
2 18 (22.78%) Mentoring
2 18 (22.78%) Software Engineering
3 14 (17.72%) Migration
4 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.39%) Scrum
5 8 (10.13%) Data Migration
6 7 (8.86%) SDLC
7 5 (6.33%) Multithreading
8 3 (3.80%) Automation Testing
8 3 (3.80%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.80%) ETL
8 3 (3.80%) Mobile Development
9 2 (2.53%) SOA
9 2 (2.53%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.53%) Web Development
10 1 (1.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.27%) Load Testing
10 1 (1.27%) Performance Testing
10 1 (1.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) VB
2 67 (84.81%) C#
3 54 (68.35%) SQL
4 34 (43.04%) VB.NET
5 30 (37.97%) C++
6 28 (35.44%) T-SQL
7 17 (21.52%) VC++
8 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
9 12 (15.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Degree
1 17 (21.52%) MCPD
1 17 (21.52%) MCTS
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.52%) SAP
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Redruth
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago