The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 25 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 4.30% 1.54% 7.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 1.92% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 7
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +26.98%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB6
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50 52 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 53.76% 80.00% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 49 49 43
Average salary £31,500 £32,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.56% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

VB6
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Taunton

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MCSD
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSD
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft