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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 63 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB6 10 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.55% 2.41% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 3.28% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 9
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
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
411 457 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 63.62% 73.47% 49.91%
Number of salaries quoted 374 358 254
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £55,000
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 4 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 4 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 +6 6 £25,000 -23.07%
Lichfield - 3 £35,000 -
VB6
West Midlands

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 31 (100.00%) VB
2 25 (80.65%) .NET
3 24 (77.42%) SQL
4 23 (74.19%) ASP.NET
5 20 (64.52%) HTML
6 17 (54.84%) C#
6 17 (54.84%) VB.NET
7 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
8 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
8 14 (45.16%) Visual Studio
9 12 (38.71%) OO
9 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
10 11 (35.48%) OOP
11 10 (32.26%) CSS
11 10 (32.26%) jQuery
12 9 (29.03%) Web Development
13 8 (25.81%) HTML5
13 8 (25.81%) MVC
14 7 (22.58%) MS Access
14 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
14 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (22.58%) Degree
14 7 (22.58%) Dynamics NAV
14 7 (22.58%) CSS3
14 7 (22.58%) TypeScript
15 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
15 6 (19.35%) Java
15 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
15 6 (19.35%) Project Management

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (9.68%) Line 500
2 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) MS Access
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (9.68%) LLBLGen Pro
2 3 (9.68%) NetAdvantage
3 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) .NET Developer
3 10 (32.26%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Lead Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (9.68%) VB Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior VB.NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) .NET
2 23 (74.19%) ASP.NET
3 20 (64.52%) HTML
4 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
5 10 (32.26%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) jQuery
6 8 (25.81%) HTML5
7 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
7 7 (22.58%) CSS3
8 5 (16.13%) WinForms
9 4 (12.90%) XML
9 4 (12.90%) WPF
9 4 (12.90%) Silverlight
10 3 (9.68%) LINQ
10 3 (9.68%) WF
10 3 (9.68%) Software Packaging
10 3 (9.68%) Ajax
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (6.45%) COM+
12 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) OO
2 11 (35.48%) OOP
3 9 (29.03%) Web Development
4 8 (25.81%) MVC
5 6 (19.35%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) Workflow
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Change Control
8 1 (3.23%) Microservices
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.23%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) VB
2 24 (77.42%) SQL
3 17 (54.84%) C#
3 17 (54.84%) VB.NET
4 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
5 7 (22.58%) TypeScript
6 6 (19.35%) Java
7 5 (16.13%) C++
7 5 (16.13%) PHP
7 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
7 5 (16.13%) C
7 5 (16.13%) VBScript
8 4 (12.90%) VBA
8 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Sage
3 3 (9.68%) Infragistics