The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 92 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 2.63% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 4.40% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 36 30
Average salary £21,250 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
VB6
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
659 818 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 51.20% 59.75% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 557 750 531
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VB6
Salary Trend in Wales

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Wales

VB6
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -24 2 £20,000 -33.33% 1
West Wales - 2 £22,500 -
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 13 (100.00%) VB
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
3 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) Degree
5 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
6 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
7 5 (38.46%) Electronics
7 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 5 (38.46%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
7 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
8 4 (30.77%) Avionics
8 4 (30.77%) Robotics
8 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
8 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Aerospace
9 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
9 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) C#
9 3 (23.08%) MS Office
9 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
10 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
10 2 (15.38%) CSS
10 2 (15.38%) Web Services
10 2 (15.38%) XML
10 2 (15.38%) Windows

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Electronics
2 4 (30.77%) Aerospace
2 4 (30.77%) Avionics
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Compact Framework
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) WinForms
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Robotics
3 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
Newport, Gwent
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