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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 63 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.81% 2.81% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 3.86% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
377 518 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 61.40% 72.86% 53.79%
Number of salaries quoted 332 419 283
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Stoke-on-Trent -2 2 £25,000 -23.07%
Lichfield - 1 £35,000 -
VB6
West Midlands

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 26 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (80.77%) .NET
3 19 (73.08%) SQL
4 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET
5 17 (65.38%) HTML
6 15 (57.69%) C#
7 13 (50.00%) VB.NET
8 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
8 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
9 11 (42.31%) CSS
9 11 (42.31%) jQuery
10 10 (38.46%) OO
10 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
11 9 (34.62%) Web Development
11 9 (34.62%) MVC
11 9 (34.62%) HTML5
12 8 (30.77%) OOP
12 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
13 7 (26.92%) MS Access
13 7 (26.92%) Dynamics NAV
13 7 (26.92%) Degree
13 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
13 7 (26.92%) Entity Framework
13 7 (26.92%) CSS3
13 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (26.92%) TypeScript
14 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (23.08%) Finance
14 6 (23.08%) Project Management
15 5 (19.23%) C

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) MS Access
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Lead Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.54%) VB Developer
6 3 (11.54%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 17 (65.38%) HTML
4 11 (42.31%) CSS
4 11 (42.31%) jQuery
5 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 9 (34.62%) HTML5
7 7 (26.92%) Entity Framework
7 7 (26.92%) CSS3
8 4 (15.38%) WinForms
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (11.54%) Software Packaging
9 3 (11.54%) Ajax
10 2 (7.69%) COM+
10 2 (7.69%) WCF
10 2 (7.69%) WPF
11 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
11 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) OO
2 9 (34.62%) Web Development
2 9 (34.62%) MVC
3 8 (30.77%) OOP
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) SOA
8 1 (3.85%) Microservices
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.85%) SDLC
8 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) C#
4 13 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 7 (26.92%) TypeScript
7 5 (19.23%) C
7 5 (19.23%) PHP
7 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
7 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
7 5 (19.23%) VBScript
7 5 (19.23%) C++
7 5 (19.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft