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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 38 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB6 1 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.41% 4.12% 4.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 7.84% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +22.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB6
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
106 51 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 43.44% 52.58% 63.21%
Number of salaries quoted 85 46 61
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

VB6
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Wakefield

VB6
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) ETL
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Business Objects
2 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 5 (71.43%) RPG
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Release Management
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) FMCG
4 2 (28.57%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) MVC

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Data Services
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Business Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Business Objects Developer
3 4 (57.14%) SAP Developer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
1 5 (71.43%) ETL
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 5 (71.43%) RPG
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Business Objects
1 5 (71.43%) SAP