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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 167 167 141
Rank change year-on-year
0 -26
Permanent jobs citing VB6 49 41 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.77% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 1.56% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 49 40 54
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £23,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
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
2599 2629 2505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.46% 49.52% 49.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2345 2291 2186
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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
Birmingham +3 22 £37,500 +13.63% 2
Worcestershire +1 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Shropshire - 5 £26,500 - 1
Coventry - 5 £29,500 - 1
Staffordshire -3 4 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Solihull +6 3 £43,000 +12.41%
Wolverhampton - 3 £32,500 - 1
Warwickshire -14 1 £50,000 +33.33%
West Bromwich - 1 £35,000 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) VB
2 98 (89.91%) .NET
3 86 (78.90%) SQL
4 80 (73.39%) C#
5 66 (60.55%) VB.NET
6 47 (43.12%) HTML
7 46 (42.20%) SQL Server
8 43 (39.45%) Finance
9 41 (37.61%) Web Services
10 38 (34.86%) XML
11 36 (33.03%) Crystal Reports
12 35 (32.11%) CSS
13 34 (31.19%) ASP.NET
14 33 (30.28%) Degree
15 32 (29.36%) JavaScript
16 28 (25.69%) Visual Studio
17 27 (24.77%) Project Management
18 26 (23.85%) Windows
18 26 (23.85%) T-SQL
18 26 (23.85%) .NET Framework
19 24 (22.02%) WinForms
19 24 (22.02%) Software Engineering
19 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 24 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (20.18%) Computer Science
20 22 (20.18%) OO
21 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
21 20 (18.35%) Web Development
22 19 (17.43%) MS Excel
23 17 (15.60%) WCF

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 12 (11.01%) IIS
2 2 (1.83%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.92%) Node.js
3 1 (0.92%) MTS
Applications
1 19 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.92%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (42.20%) SQL Server
2 36 (33.03%) Crystal Reports
3 14 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (6.42%) MS Access
8 6 (5.50%) MySQL
9 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 28 (25.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.83%) Subversion
3 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.92%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 43 (39.45%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Back Office
3 3 (2.75%) Automotive
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) Front Office
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (75.23%) Developer
2 41 (37.61%) Software Developer
3 26 (23.85%) .NET Developer
4 19 (17.43%) VB.NET Developer
5 11 (10.09%) Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.50%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (5.50%) AWS Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.50%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Software Support Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.67%) Technical Services Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (89.91%) .NET
2 47 (43.12%) HTML
3 41 (37.61%) Web Services
4 38 (34.86%) XML
5 35 (32.11%) CSS
6 34 (31.19%) ASP.NET
7 26 (23.85%) .NET Framework
8 24 (22.02%) WinForms
8 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 17 (15.60%) WCF
9 17 (15.60%) jQuery
10 13 (11.93%) HTML5
11 11 (10.09%) ADO.NET
11 11 (10.09%) Ajax
11 11 (10.09%) CSS3
11 11 (10.09%) .NET Compact Framework
12 7 (6.42%) Entity Framework
13 3 (2.75%) Software Packaging
13 3 (2.75%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (2.75%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (20.18%) Computer Science
3 15 (13.76%) Client/Server
4 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.83%) VHDL
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.85%) Windows
2 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) Project Management
2 24 (22.02%) Software Engineering
3 22 (20.18%) OO
4 20 (18.35%) Web Development
5 14 (12.84%) Migration
5 14 (12.84%) SDLC
6 13 (11.93%) MVC
7 12 (11.01%) OOD
8 8 (7.34%) OOP
9 7 (6.42%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.42%) ITIL
10 6 (5.50%) DevOps
10 6 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.67%) Document Management
12 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.67%) Procure-to-pay
12 4 (3.67%) Multithreading
13 3 (2.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (2.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) VB
2 86 (78.90%) SQL
3 80 (73.39%) C#
4 66 (60.55%) VB.NET
5 32 (29.36%) JavaScript
6 26 (23.85%) T-SQL
7 15 (13.76%) PL/SQL
8 13 (11.93%) Java
9 12 (11.01%) C++
10 11 (10.09%) C
10 11 (10.09%) VBScript
11 7 (6.42%) TypeScript
12 5 (4.59%) PHP
13 3 (2.75%) Ruby
14 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 33 (30.28%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) MCSD
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.83%) MCPD
3 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.84%) Oracle
3 7 (6.42%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.83%) SAP
4 2 (1.83%) Lotus
4 2 (1.83%) Xilinx
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago