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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 31 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB6 6 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.00% 6.40% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.38% 11.00% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 1
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
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
137 100 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 68.50% 58.14% 74.60%
Number of salaries quoted 125 95 106
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

VB6
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) VB
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) C
2 10 (71.43%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) PHP
2 10 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) VBScript
2 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 10 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) Back Office
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (28.57%) Back Office
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Graduate
3 6 (42.86%) C++ Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Graduate C++ Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Graduate Oracle Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Graduate SQL Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 6 (42.86%) VB Developer
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Programmer
4 4 (28.57%) Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Programmer
4 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) VB.NET Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 4 (28.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) VB
2 10 (71.43%) C
2 10 (71.43%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) PHP
2 10 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) VBScript
3 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle