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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 218 180 185
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB6 19 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.74% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 1.57% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 43
Median salary £35,500 £33,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.18% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,750 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
2611 2540 2768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.28% 47.28% 49.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2197 2253 2367
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -6 7 £35,500 +33.96% 1
Staffordshire -6 6 £36,250 +45.00% 1
Wolverhampton -3 5 £37,500 +28.20%
Birmingham -34 1 £55,000 +57.14% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 36 (100.00%) VB
2 33 (91.67%) .NET
3 28 (77.78%) VB.NET
4 26 (72.22%) SQL
5 20 (55.56%) HTML
6 19 (52.78%) C#
7 15 (41.67%) Degree
8 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
9 12 (33.33%) CSS
10 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
11 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (25.00%) HTML5
12 9 (25.00%) CSS3
12 9 (25.00%) MySQL
12 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (25.00%) Finance
13 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
13 8 (22.22%) Java
13 8 (22.22%) Ruby
13 8 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
15 6 (16.67%) MVC
15 6 (16.67%) Migration
15 6 (16.67%) SDLC
16 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (25.00%) MySQL
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Subversion
2 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Software Developer
3 12 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 7 (19.44%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Development Manager
5 5 (13.89%) VB Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) C++ Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Graduate
7 3 (8.33%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Graduate Oracle Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Graduate SQL Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 3 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 20 (55.56%) HTML
3 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 12 (33.33%) CSS
5 9 (25.00%) CSS3
5 9 (25.00%) HTML5
6 8 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
7 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (11.11%) Ajax
8 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 4 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (11.11%) WCF
8 4 (11.11%) Web Services
9 3 (8.33%) jQuery
9 3 (8.33%) LINQ
10 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.78%) XML
11 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) e-Learning
3 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.78%) Life Science
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (16.67%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) MVC
2 6 (16.67%) SDLC
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) CRUD
5 3 (8.33%) OOP
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (2.78%) Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) Cross-Browser Development
7 1 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) VB
2 28 (77.78%) VB.NET
3 26 (72.22%) SQL
4 19 (52.78%) C#
5 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
6 8 (22.22%) Java
6 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 8 (22.22%) Ruby
7 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
8 4 (11.11%) PHP
9 3 (8.33%) C
9 3 (8.33%) C++
9 3 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Telford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 depending on experience + pension and healthcare
Posted: 23 days ago