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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 183 181 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -68
Permanent jobs citing VB6 41 30 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.57% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 1.16% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 38 23 75
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
2871 2592 2406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.97% 49.32% 52.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2497 2288 2118
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Birmingham -10 14 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Staffordshire -1 8 £43,500 +74.00% 3
Solihull -5 8 £43,750 +9.37%
Herefordshire - 6 £31,250 -
Warwickshire -3 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Wolverhampton - 2 £32,500 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 86 (100.00%) VB
2 77 (89.53%) .NET
3 68 (79.07%) VB.NET
4 66 (76.74%) SQL
5 46 (53.49%) HTML
5 46 (53.49%) SQL Server
6 45 (52.33%) C#
7 40 (46.51%) ASP.NET
8 37 (43.02%) XML
9 31 (36.05%) Visual Studio
10 29 (33.72%) Web Services
11 27 (31.40%) JavaScript
11 27 (31.40%) Crystal Reports
12 26 (30.23%) CSS
13 25 (29.07%) Windows
14 23 (26.74%) Finance
14 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
15 21 (24.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (17.44%) OO
18 14 (16.28%) Project Management
19 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
20 12 (13.95%) OOP
21 11 (12.79%) IIS
21 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
21 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
21 11 (12.79%) jQuery
21 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
22 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
22 10 (11.63%) .NET Framework

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 11 (12.79%) IIS
2 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.98%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (6.98%) Line 500
2 4 (4.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 27 (31.40%) Crystal Reports
3 18 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (9.30%) MS Access
5 6 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.81%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.49%) Big Data
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.33%) MySQL
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.16%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 31 (36.05%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.47%) Subversion
3 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (6.98%) NetAdvantage
3 6 (6.98%) LLBLGen Pro
4 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (26.74%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Advertising
3 2 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (89.53%) Developer
2 45 (52.33%) .NET Developer
3 43 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 25 (29.07%) Software Developer
5 24 (27.91%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.14%) VB Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) VB6 Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Data Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Lead Software Developer
12 2 (2.33%) Trainee Developer
12 2 (2.33%) Trainee Tester
12 2 (2.33%) Trainee
12 2 (2.33%) Penetration Tester
12 2 (2.33%) Data Manager
12 2 (2.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (89.53%) .NET
2 46 (53.49%) HTML
3 40 (46.51%) ASP.NET
4 37 (43.02%) XML
5 29 (33.72%) Web Services
6 26 (30.23%) CSS
7 21 (24.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (12.79%) jQuery
9 10 (11.63%) .NET Framework
10 8 (9.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (9.30%) LINQ
10 8 (9.30%) Middleware
10 8 (9.30%) WinForms
11 7 (8.14%) Ajax
11 7 (8.14%) Software Packaging
12 6 (6.98%) WPF
12 6 (6.98%) WF
12 6 (6.98%) Silverlight
13 4 (4.65%) CSS3
13 4 (4.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.16%) Physics
5 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.07%) Windows
2 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (5.81%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) OO
2 14 (16.28%) Project Management
3 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
4 12 (13.95%) OOP
5 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.47%) Scrum
6 9 (10.47%) Unit Testing
7 8 (9.30%) Migration
7 8 (9.30%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (9.30%) Web Development
8 7 (8.14%) MVC
9 6 (6.98%) Workflow
9 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.98%) CRM
10 3 (3.49%) OOD
11 2 (2.33%) Data Management
12 1 (1.16%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.16%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (1.16%) Project Planning
12 1 (1.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) VB
2 68 (79.07%) VB.NET
3 66 (76.74%) SQL
4 45 (52.33%) C#
5 27 (31.40%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.47%) VBA
7 4 (4.65%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.65%) Java
8 3 (3.49%) PHP
8 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.16%) VBScript
9 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.16%) C
9 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) Degree
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle
3 6 (6.98%) Business Objects
3 6 (6.98%) Sage
3 6 (6.98%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.33%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.16%) Sun
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