The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 67 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.65% 2.72% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 3.71% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 15
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
VB6
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
364 566 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 59.00% 73.41% 59.05%
Number of salaries quoted 324 459 340
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VB6
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Staffordshire region.

VB6 Salary Trend in Staffordshire

VB6
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

VB6
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
Lichfield +5 1 £29,000 -3.33%
VB6
West Midlands

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 23 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (73.91%) .NET
3 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 15 (65.22%) SQL
4 13 (56.52%) C#
4 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
4 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
5 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
6 9 (39.13%) MVC
6 9 (39.13%) CSS
6 9 (39.13%) jQuery
6 9 (39.13%) HTML5
7 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
7 8 (34.78%) Degree
7 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
8 7 (30.43%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (30.43%) Web Development
8 7 (30.43%) MS Access
8 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (30.43%) CSS3
8 7 (30.43%) TypeScript
9 6 (26.09%) Project Management
9 6 (26.09%) OO
9 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
9 6 (26.09%) Java
10 5 (21.74%) WinForms
10 5 (21.74%) C++
10 5 (21.74%) VBScript

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) MS Access
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (17.39%) Back Office
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Web Developer
4 4 (17.39%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) VB Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
5 9 (39.13%) jQuery
5 9 (39.13%) HTML5
5 9 (39.13%) CSS
6 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
6 7 (30.43%) CSS3
7 5 (21.74%) WinForms
8 3 (13.04%) WCF
8 3 (13.04%) WPF
9 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (8.70%) COM+
10 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
10 1 (4.35%) Ajax
10 1 (4.35%) XML
10 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
10 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) Web Development
3 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.04%) OOP
5 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) VB
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) C#
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
6 7 (30.43%) TypeScript
7 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) C
8 5 (21.74%) C++
8 5 (21.74%) VBScript
8 5 (21.74%) PHP
8 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft