The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 216 198 178
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB6 17 33 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.56% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 1.19% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 44
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £42,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
VB6
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2657 2766 2628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.12% 47.15% 48.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2208 2449 2265
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,606 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VB6
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

VB6 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VB6
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

VB6 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

VB6
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -10 8 £35,500 +33.96% 1
Solihull +14 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Coventry +8 3 £27,000 -28.00%
Staffordshire -8 1 £37,500 +12.78%
Birmingham -19 1 £55,000 +57.14%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VB6.

1 31 (100.00%) VB
2 26 (83.87%) .NET
3 23 (74.19%) SQL
3 23 (74.19%) HTML
4 19 (61.29%) VB.NET
5 18 (58.06%) Degree
6 13 (41.94%) Java
6 13 (41.94%) C#
6 13 (41.94%) PL/SQL
6 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
7 10 (32.26%) CSS
7 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
7 10 (32.26%) Oracle
8 9 (29.03%) SDLC
9 8 (25.81%) HTML5
9 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (25.81%) CSS3
9 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (25.81%) MySQL
9 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (22.58%) Ruby
10 7 (22.58%) Ajax
10 7 (22.58%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (22.58%) Scrum
10 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
11 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (19.35%) OOP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (25.81%) MySQL
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Software Developer
3 10 (32.26%) VB Developer
4 8 (25.81%) C# Developer
5 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
6 6 (19.35%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (16.13%) C++ Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Development Manager
7 5 (16.13%) Graduate
7 5 (16.13%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Graduate Oracle Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Graduate SQL Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
8 4 (12.90%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (6.45%) WinForms Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) .NET
2 23 (74.19%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
4 10 (32.26%) CSS
5 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (25.81%) CSS3
5 8 (25.81%) HTML5
6 7 (22.58%) Ajax
6 7 (22.58%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (12.90%) Web Services
8 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) e-Learning
4 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.23%) Learning Management System
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) SDLC
2 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) OOP
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Cross-Browser Development
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) VB
2 23 (74.19%) SQL
3 19 (61.29%) VB.NET
4 13 (41.94%) C#
4 13 (41.94%) Java
4 13 (41.94%) PL/SQL
5 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 7 (22.58%) Ruby
7 5 (16.13%) C
7 5 (16.13%) C++
7 5 (16.13%) PHP
7 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
7 5 (16.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
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