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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 215 150 185
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +35
Permanent jobs citing VB6 18 59 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 1.19% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 2.44% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 54 5
Average salary £33,500 £36,625 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +4.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +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
2494 2417 2096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.33% 48.61% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2151 2167 1791
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 -8 10 £40,000 +6.66%
Shropshire +7 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Birmingham -21 3 £28,500 -24.00%
Coventry -14 2 £28,500 -9.16%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 47 (100.00%) VB
2 36 (76.60%) .NET
3 35 (74.47%) SQL
4 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
5 25 (53.19%) Windows
6 24 (51.06%) VB.NET
7 23 (48.94%) Degree
8 22 (46.81%) Finance
9 21 (44.68%) HTML
10 20 (42.55%) C#
11 18 (38.30%) Computer Science
11 18 (38.30%) .NET Framework
12 17 (36.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
12 17 (36.17%) WinForms
13 14 (29.79%) VBScript
14 13 (27.66%) Java
14 13 (27.66%) PL/SQL
14 13 (27.66%) Oracle
15 11 (23.40%) CSS
15 11 (23.40%) Migration
15 11 (23.40%) Multithreading
16 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (21.28%) Back Office
16 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
16 10 (21.28%) C++
16 10 (21.28%) C
16 10 (21.28%) PHP
17 9 (19.15%) Windows Server

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 5 (10.64%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) MTS
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (36.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (10.64%) MySQL
6 4 (8.51%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (6.38%) QlikView
8 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) AccuRev
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Back Office
3 5 (10.64%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 25 (53.19%) .NET Developer
3 23 (48.94%) VB.NET Developer
4 15 (31.91%) SQL Developer
5 11 (23.40%) Analyst
6 9 (19.15%) WinForms Developer
7 8 (17.02%) VB Developer
8 7 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
8 7 (14.89%) Graduate
8 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
9 6 (12.77%) C++ Developer
9 6 (12.77%) Graduate C++ Developer
9 6 (12.77%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (12.77%) Graduate Oracle Developer
9 6 (12.77%) Graduate SQL Developer
9 6 (12.77%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
10 5 (10.64%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (10.64%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 21 (44.68%) HTML
3 18 (38.30%) .NET Framework
4 17 (36.17%) WinForms
5 11 (23.40%) CSS
6 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
7 8 (17.02%) Web Services
7 8 (17.02%) XML
8 4 (8.51%) .NET Compact Framework
8 4 (8.51%) ADO.NET
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (8.51%) WCF
9 3 (6.38%) Entity Framework
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (4.26%) Classic ASP
10 2 (4.26%) CSS3
10 2 (4.26%) HTML5
10 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (4.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Android
4 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Migration
1 11 (23.40%) Multithreading
2 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.51%) Document Management
3 4 (8.51%) ERP
3 4 (8.51%) OCR
3 4 (8.51%) OO
3 4 (8.51%) OOD
3 4 (8.51%) Process Improvement
3 4 (8.51%) Procure-to-pay
3 4 (8.51%) SDLC
3 4 (8.51%) Web Development
4 3 (6.38%) DevOps
4 3 (6.38%) ITIL
4 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) MVC
6 1 (2.13%) Change Management
6 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) VB
2 35 (74.47%) SQL
3 24 (51.06%) VB.NET
4 20 (42.55%) C#
5 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
6 14 (29.79%) VBScript
7 13 (27.66%) Java
7 13 (27.66%) PL/SQL
8 10 (21.28%) C
8 10 (21.28%) C++
8 10 (21.28%) PHP
9 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
10 3 (6.38%) Ruby
11 2 (4.26%) VBA
12 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) DevExpress
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