The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 35 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.79% 2.63% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.87% 3.70% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 8
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB6
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
174 189 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 62.37% 71.05% 69.59%
Number of salaries quoted 122 163 125
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

VB6
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

VB6 Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 20 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) C#
3 18 (90.00%) SQL
4 16 (80.00%) VB.NET
5 15 (75.00%) HTML
6 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
6 13 (65.00%) OOP
6 13 (65.00%) OO
7 11 (55.00%) Migration
7 11 (55.00%) Ajax
7 11 (55.00%) Web Development
7 11 (55.00%) jQuery
7 11 (55.00%) Software Packaging
7 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (55.00%) CSS
7 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (55.00%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (55.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) WCF
9 4 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) PHP
9 4 (20.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
10 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
11 2 (10.00%) REST

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) OLTP
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (55.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 11 (55.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Trainee Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Trainee Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Trainee
4 3 (15.00%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
3 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (55.00%) Ajax
4 11 (55.00%) jQuery
4 11 (55.00%) Software Packaging
4 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (55.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (10.00%) REST
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Remoting
6 2 (10.00%) Classic ASP
6 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) OOP
1 13 (65.00%) OO
2 11 (55.00%) Migration
2 11 (55.00%) Web Development
3 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (95.00%) C#
3 18 (90.00%) SQL
4 16 (80.00%) VB.NET
5 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 4 (20.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) C
7 1 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle