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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 99 88 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -24
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% 1.72% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 2.74% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 23
Average salary £22,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £35,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
667 839 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 51.95% 62.89% 59.79%
Number of salaries quoted 599 761 595
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 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 -5 5 £22,000 -31.25%
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree