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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 71 59 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB6 8 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.12% 1.33% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 2.23% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 16
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £30,800 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £36,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.44%
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
521 404 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.77% 59.85% 61.68%
Number of salaries quoted 411 343 269
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 -4 3 £32,500 +4.83%
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £35,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £30,000 -
VB6
West Midlands

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 28 (100.00%) VB
2 26 (92.86%) .NET
3 24 (85.71%) SQL
4 23 (82.14%) C#
5 21 (75.00%) VB.NET
6 20 (71.43%) HTML
7 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
8 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
9 14 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (46.43%) CSS
10 13 (46.43%) Visual Studio
10 13 (46.43%) OOP
10 13 (46.43%) OO
10 13 (46.43%) jQuery
11 11 (39.29%) Migration
11 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
11 11 (39.29%) Web Development
11 11 (39.29%) Software Packaging
11 11 (39.29%) Ajax
11 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
13 7 (25.00%) Windows
14 6 (21.43%) Java
14 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
14 6 (21.43%) WinForms
14 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
15 5 (17.86%) WCF
15 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
15 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
16 4 (14.29%) PHP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.14%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (7.14%) MS Access
4 2 (7.14%) OLTP
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) NetAdvantage
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (7.14%) LLBLGen Pro
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) .NET Developer
3 12 (42.86%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (39.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Trainee Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Trainee Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Trainee
6 3 (10.71%) Graduate
7 2 (7.14%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Junior
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) HTML
3 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
4 13 (46.43%) CSS
4 13 (46.43%) jQuery
5 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 11 (39.29%) Ajax
5 11 (39.29%) Software Packaging
6 6 (21.43%) WinForms
7 5 (17.86%) WCF
7 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
8 3 (10.71%) WF
8 3 (10.71%) SOAP
8 3 (10.71%) XML
9 2 (7.14%) Classic ASP
9 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
9 2 (7.14%) LINQ
9 2 (7.14%) WPF
9 2 (7.14%) .NET Remoting
9 2 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.14%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) OOP
1 13 (46.43%) OO
2 11 (39.29%) Migration
2 11 (39.29%) Web Development
3 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.14%) Low Latency
3 2 (7.14%) TDD
3 2 (7.14%) CRM
3 2 (7.14%) SOA
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) MVC
3 2 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Information Management
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) Coaching
4 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) VB
2 24 (85.71%) SQL
3 23 (82.14%) C#
4 21 (75.00%) VB.NET
5 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (21.43%) Java
7 4 (14.29%) PHP
8 3 (10.71%) VBA
9 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
10 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.57%) VBScript
10 1 (3.57%) C
10 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Sage
3 2 (7.14%) Infragistics
4 1 (3.57%) Business Objects