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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 159 182 121
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -61
Permanent jobs citing VB6 49 23 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.42% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 0.90% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 46 22 57
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,100 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2634 2559 2545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.03% 46.96% 52.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2224 2288 2242
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Solihull +12 16 £42,500 -2.29% 1
Birmingham +13 14 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Staffordshire -10 9 £32,500 -
Warwickshire +14 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Herefordshire - 3 £27,750 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 89 (100.00%) VB
2 81 (91.01%) .NET
3 73 (82.02%) VB.NET
4 64 (71.91%) SQL
5 54 (60.67%) C#
5 54 (60.67%) HTML
6 49 (55.06%) SQL Server
7 45 (50.56%) ASP.NET
8 37 (41.57%) CSS
8 37 (41.57%) JavaScript
9 33 (37.08%) Crystal Reports
10 32 (35.96%) Windows
11 30 (33.71%) XML
12 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
12 27 (30.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 26 (29.21%) Web Services
13 26 (29.21%) Finance
14 20 (22.47%) Visual Studio
14 20 (22.47%) OO
15 17 (19.10%) Web Development
16 16 (17.98%) .NET Framework
16 16 (17.98%) IIS
17 15 (16.85%) jQuery
17 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (15.73%) Unit Testing
18 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (15.73%) OOP
18 14 (15.73%) MS Excel
19 13 (14.61%) Scrum
19 13 (14.61%) WinForms

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 16 (17.98%) IIS
2 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (15.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.25%) Line 500
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (55.06%) SQL Server
2 33 (37.08%) Crystal Reports
3 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (11.24%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (5.62%) MS Access
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.25%) OLTP
8 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.11%) Subversion
3 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.25%) NetAdvantage
4 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.25%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (29.21%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Legal
3 3 (3.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (92.13%) Developer
2 54 (60.67%) .NET Developer
3 45 (50.56%) VB.NET Developer
4 32 (35.96%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (23.60%) Software Developer
6 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) VB6 Developer
7 6 (6.74%) VB Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Graduate
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Trainee Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Trainee Tester
10 3 (3.37%) Trainee
10 3 (3.37%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.37%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (91.01%) .NET
2 54 (60.67%) HTML
3 45 (50.56%) ASP.NET
4 37 (41.57%) CSS
5 30 (33.71%) XML
6 27 (30.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 26 (29.21%) Web Services
8 16 (17.98%) .NET Framework
9 15 (16.85%) jQuery
10 13 (14.61%) WinForms
11 12 (13.48%) WCF
11 12 (13.48%) Middleware
12 11 (12.36%) Ajax
12 11 (12.36%) Software Packaging
13 9 (10.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (8.99%) ADO.NET
15 6 (6.74%) .NET Compact Framework
16 4 (4.49%) CSS3
16 4 (4.49%) HTML5
17 3 (3.37%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.99%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.25%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.96%) Windows
2 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.49%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) OO
2 17 (19.10%) Web Development
3 14 (15.73%) Unit Testing
3 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.73%) OOP
4 13 (14.61%) Scrum
5 12 (13.48%) Mobile Application Development
6 11 (12.36%) Migration
7 8 (8.99%) Project Management
8 7 (7.87%) OOD
9 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.49%) MVC
12 2 (2.25%) CRM
12 2 (2.25%) SOA
12 2 (2.25%) Workflow
12 2 (2.25%) TDD
12 2 (2.25%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.25%) Low Latency
13 1 (1.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) VB
2 73 (82.02%) VB.NET
3 64 (71.91%) SQL
4 54 (60.67%) C#
5 37 (41.57%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.87%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.74%) Java
8 4 (4.49%) PHP
8 4 (4.49%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.37%) VBA
10 2 (2.25%) C++
11 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) VBScript
11 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
1 8 (8.99%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) MCSD
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) Oracle
3 6 (6.74%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.49%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.25%) Sage
5 2 (2.25%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.12%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago