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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 229 154 183
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +29
Permanent jobs citing VB6 14 64 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 1.20% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 2.40% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 63 25
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £43,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
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
2671 2672 2363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.88% 50.20% 48.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 2398 2031
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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
Staffordshire +3 6 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Coventry 0 5 £28,000 -5.08% 1
Warwickshire -13 3 £42,500 -15.00%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) VB
2 29 (76.32%) SQL
3 27 (71.05%) .NET
4 23 (60.53%) HTML
5 20 (52.63%) Degree
6 19 (50.00%) Java
6 19 (50.00%) Oracle
6 19 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 19 (50.00%) PL/SQL
7 17 (44.74%) C#
8 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
9 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
10 13 (34.21%) Windows
11 11 (28.95%) VBScript
11 11 (28.95%) C++
11 11 (28.95%) C
11 11 (28.95%) PHP
11 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
11 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
12 10 (26.32%) WinForms
13 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
14 8 (21.05%) Migration
14 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
14 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (18.42%) Scrum
15 7 (18.42%) Finance
15 7 (18.42%) Back Office
15 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
15 7 (18.42%) CSS

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.42%) Back Office
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) .NET Developer
3 14 (36.84%) VB Developer
3 14 (36.84%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (28.95%) Graduate
5 10 (26.32%) C# Developer
5 10 (26.32%) C++ Developer
5 10 (26.32%) Graduate C++ Developer
5 10 (26.32%) Graduate Developer
5 10 (26.32%) Graduate Oracle Developer
5 10 (26.32%) Graduate SQL Developer
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (26.32%) SQL Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
7 5 (13.16%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (13.16%) WinForms Developer
8 4 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (10.53%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) .NET
2 23 (60.53%) HTML
3 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
5 10 (26.32%) WinForms
6 7 (18.42%) CSS
7 5 (13.16%) Ajax
7 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (5.26%) Classic ASP
9 2 (5.26%) Web Services
9 2 (5.26%) WPF
10 1 (2.63%) CSS3
10 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.63%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.63%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Android
2 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Migration
1 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
2 7 (18.42%) Scrum
3 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
3 5 (13.16%) OOP
3 5 (13.16%) SDLC
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Development
6 2 (5.26%) MVC
6 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.63%) TDD
7 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) VB
2 29 (76.32%) SQL
3 19 (50.00%) Java
3 19 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 19 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 17 (44.74%) C#
5 11 (28.95%) C
5 11 (28.95%) C++
5 11 (28.95%) PHP
5 11 (28.95%) VBScript
6 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
7 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) DevExpress
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