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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 34 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB6 6 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.24% 3.14% 4.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.96% 4.60% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 1
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +27.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
121 174 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 65.41% 68.24% 67.59%
Number of salaries quoted 112 131 91
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 24 April 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) SQL
1 19 (100.00%) VB
2 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
2 14 (73.68%) VB.NET
2 14 (73.68%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
3 12 (63.16%) OOP
3 12 (63.16%) OO
4 8 (42.11%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (26.32%) C++
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) PHP
6 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
6 5 (26.32%) C
6 5 (26.32%) VBScript
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) SaaS
8 3 (15.79%) Web Development
8 3 (15.79%) Software Packaging
8 3 (15.79%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) Ajax
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.79%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) .NET Developer
3 11 (57.89%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Lead Developer
5 3 (15.79%) VB Developer
5 3 (15.79%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
1 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
2 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) Software Packaging
3 3 (15.79%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) Ajax
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) OOP
1 12 (63.16%) OO
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Web Development
3 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
1 19 (100.00%) VB
2 14 (73.68%) VB.NET
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) C++
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
4 5 (26.32%) C
4 5 (26.32%) VBScript
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft