The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 66 60 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs citing VB6 6 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.06% 2.33% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 3.67% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 5
Median salary £36,250 £25,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £45,000 £43,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
372 381 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 65.61% 63.50% 71.27%
Number of salaries quoted 335 332 413
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tamworth +7 3 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -16 2 £33,750 +35.00%
VB6
West Midlands

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Subversion
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
4 4 (44.44%) LINQ to SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) VBScript
5 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) CRUD

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
1 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Graduate
2 3 (33.33%) Graduate C++ Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Graduate Oracle Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Graduate SQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) VB Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
3 4 (44.44%) LINQ to SQL
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) LINQ
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) CRUD
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle