The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 161 174 150
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Permanent jobs citing VB6 45 35 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.63% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 1.33% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 44 34 35
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,850 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2605 2636 2611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.94% 47.63% 53.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2245 2330 2305
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Staffordshire -8 16 £32,500 - 1
Birmingham +16 11 £35,500 -23.24% 2
Solihull +5 10 £42,500 -1.73% 1
Warwickshire +15 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 72 (100.00%) VB
2 67 (93.06%) .NET
3 60 (83.33%) VB.NET
4 52 (72.22%) SQL
5 51 (70.83%) C#
6 45 (62.50%) HTML
7 41 (56.94%) SQL Server
8 38 (52.78%) ASP.NET
9 35 (48.61%) JavaScript
10 33 (45.83%) CSS
11 27 (37.50%) Windows
12 26 (36.11%) Crystal Reports
13 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
14 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 21 (29.17%) OO
16 19 (26.39%) Finance
17 17 (23.61%) Web Development
18 16 (22.22%) jQuery
18 16 (22.22%) XML
19 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
19 15 (20.83%) .NET Framework
20 14 (19.44%) WinForms
20 14 (19.44%) OOP
20 14 (19.44%) Web Services
20 14 (19.44%) Visual Studio
21 13 (18.06%) IIS
21 13 (18.06%) Unit Testing
22 12 (16.67%) Ajax
22 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
23 11 (15.28%) Migration

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (18.06%) IIS
2 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.78%) Line 500
3 1 (1.39%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (56.94%) SQL Server
2 26 (36.11%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (5.56%) MS Access
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.78%) OLTP
8 1 (1.39%) MySQL
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.33%) Subversion
3 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.78%) LLBLGen Pro
4 2 (2.78%) NetAdvantage
4 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (90.28%) Developer
2 44 (61.11%) .NET Developer
3 36 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 28 (38.89%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (18.06%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Graduate
6 5 (6.94%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Tester
8 3 (4.17%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) VB Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Developer
8 3 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Trainee Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Trainee Tester
8 3 (4.17%) Trainee
8 3 (4.17%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (93.06%) .NET
2 45 (62.50%) HTML
3 38 (52.78%) ASP.NET
4 33 (45.83%) CSS
5 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 16 (22.22%) XML
6 16 (22.22%) jQuery
7 15 (20.83%) .NET Framework
8 14 (19.44%) WinForms
8 14 (19.44%) Web Services
9 12 (16.67%) Ajax
10 11 (15.28%) Software Packaging
10 11 (15.28%) WCF
10 11 (15.28%) Middleware
11 8 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (8.33%) .NET Compact Framework
12 6 (8.33%) ADO.NET
13 4 (5.56%) HTML5
13 4 (5.56%) CSS3
14 3 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.72%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.56%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.78%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 27 (37.50%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 4 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) OO
2 17 (23.61%) Web Development
3 14 (19.44%) OOP
4 13 (18.06%) Unit Testing
5 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.28%) Migration
6 11 (15.28%) Scrum
6 11 (15.28%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (9.72%) OOD
8 5 (6.94%) Project Management
9 4 (5.56%) MVC
10 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.78%) Workflow
11 2 (2.78%) SOA
11 2 (2.78%) CRM
11 2 (2.78%) TDD
11 2 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.78%) Low Latency
12 1 (1.39%) Waterfall
12 1 (1.39%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) VB
2 60 (83.33%) VB.NET
3 52 (72.22%) SQL
4 51 (70.83%) C#
5 35 (48.61%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.94%) PHP
7 5 (6.94%) Java
8 4 (5.56%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.17%) VBA
10 2 (2.78%) C++
11 1 (1.39%) C
11 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.39%) Perl
11 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
1 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) MCSD
2 3 (4.17%) MCSE
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 4 (5.56%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.78%) Sage
4 2 (2.78%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) Sun
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days annual leave + Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 25000-35000 Per Annum 25k-30k + exc. bens.
Posted: 21 days ago