The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 56 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB6 12 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.06% 2.30% 3.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 4.61% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 18
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,450 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
421 282 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.21% 50.00% 56.55%
Number of salaries quoted 329 251 269
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB6
West Midlands

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -7 6 £42,500 +44.06% 2
Stafford - 2 £21,500 -
VB6
West Midlands

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) VB.NET
3 12 (85.71%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) C#
5 7 (50.00%) WinForms
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle
6 6 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (35.71%) Windows
8 4 (28.57%) OOP
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 4 (28.57%) HTML
8 4 (28.57%) WCF
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 3 (21.43%) Project Management
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (21.43%) Java
9 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
9 3 (21.43%) OO
9 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
9 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
9 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
10 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (14.29%) Ajax
10 2 (14.29%) REST
10 2 (14.29%) jQuery

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Graduate Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Graduate
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) WinForms
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) Software Packaging
5 1 (7.14%) WF
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Remoting
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Streaming Video
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) OOP
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) VB.NET
4 8 (57.14%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) VBScript
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Axica Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago