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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 146 172 143
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -29
Permanent jobs citing VB6 65 11 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.28% 0.25% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.59% 0.51% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 64 10 42
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +15.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £21,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
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
2514 2150 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.35% 48.38% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 1830 2039
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Staffordshire +10 20 £35,000 -36.36%
Birmingham +9 18 £37,500 +38.88% 3
Solihull - 8 £43,000 -
Coventry - 7 £31,000 -
Shropshire - 5 £37,500 - 4
Wolverhampton - 4 £33,750 - 1
Warwickshire -10 2 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Worcestershire - 1 £32,000 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 121 (100.00%) VB
2 114 (94.21%) .NET
3 100 (82.64%) SQL
4 87 (71.90%) VB.NET
5 75 (61.98%) C#
6 48 (39.67%) HTML
6 48 (39.67%) ASP.NET
7 47 (38.84%) Visual Studio
8 46 (38.02%) SQL Server
9 36 (29.75%) XML
10 35 (28.93%) Finance
11 34 (28.10%) Crystal Reports
11 34 (28.10%) Web Services
12 32 (26.45%) CSS
13 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
14 29 (23.97%) Project Management
15 24 (19.83%) Degree
16 23 (19.01%) .NET Framework
16 23 (19.01%) Software Engineering
17 22 (18.18%) Microsoft
17 22 (18.18%) OO
18 21 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (16.53%) WinForms
20 19 (15.70%) Windows
20 19 (15.70%) OOP
21 16 (13.22%) PL/SQL
21 16 (13.22%) T-SQL
21 16 (13.22%) MVC
21 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 16 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (6.61%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.79%) IIS
3 6 (4.96%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.65%) Apache
4 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.96%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (38.02%) SQL Server
2 34 (28.10%) Crystal Reports
3 16 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (10.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (7.44%) MySQL
6 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (7.44%) MS Access
7 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (1.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (38.84%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.96%) NetAdvantage
2 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (4.96%) LLBLGen Pro
3 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.83%) Subversion
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 35 (28.93%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Retail
3 3 (2.48%) Automotive
3 3 (2.48%) Back Office
4 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 101 (83.47%) Developer
2 49 (40.50%) Software Developer
3 38 (31.40%) .NET Developer
4 31 (25.62%) VB.NET Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.44%) Lead Developer
6 9 (7.44%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (5.79%) AWS Developer
8 6 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.96%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.31%) VB Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Software Support Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Support Engineer
11 3 (2.48%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (94.21%) .NET
2 48 (39.67%) HTML
2 48 (39.67%) ASP.NET
3 36 (29.75%) XML
4 34 (28.10%) Web Services
5 32 (26.45%) CSS
6 23 (19.01%) .NET Framework
7 20 (16.53%) WinForms
8 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (13.22%) jQuery
9 15 (12.40%) HTML5
10 14 (11.57%) CSS3
11 10 (8.26%) WCF
11 10 (8.26%) Ajax
12 7 (5.79%) WPF
12 7 (5.79%) Silverlight
12 7 (5.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (4.96%) LINQ
13 6 (4.96%) WF
14 5 (4.13%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.92%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.26%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.44%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.70%) Windows
2 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.65%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.97%) Project Management
2 23 (19.01%) Software Engineering
3 22 (18.18%) OO
4 19 (15.70%) OOP
5 16 (13.22%) MVC
5 16 (13.22%) Web Development
6 12 (9.92%) Migration
7 8 (6.61%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.61%) ITIL
7 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.96%) OOD
8 6 (4.96%) CRM
8 6 (4.96%) Workflow
8 6 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.13%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.31%) Project Planning
11 3 (2.48%) Multithreading
11 3 (2.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (2.48%) Scrum
11 3 (2.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) VB
2 100 (82.64%) SQL
3 87 (71.90%) VB.NET
4 75 (61.98%) C#
5 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
6 16 (13.22%) T-SQL
6 16 (13.22%) PL/SQL
7 15 (12.40%) Java
8 9 (7.44%) C
8 9 (7.44%) VBA
9 7 (5.79%) TypeScript
9 7 (5.79%) C++
9 7 (5.79%) VBScript
10 5 (4.13%) PHP
11 2 (1.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (19.83%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) MCSD
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.65%) MCPD
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.40%) Oracle
3 6 (4.96%) Business Objects
3 6 (4.96%) Sage
3 6 (4.96%) Infragistics
4 5 (4.13%) SAP
5 1 (0.83%) Lotus
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 Basic Salary plus Car Allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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