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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / West Midlands
Rank 194 225 165
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -60
Permanent jobs citing VB6 8 14 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.24% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.54% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 56
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,050 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
2158 2607 2469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.60% 43.98% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 2246 2194
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -5 3 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £55,000 -
Staffordshire +5 2 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 27 (100.00%) VB
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (85.19%) VB.NET
3 20 (74.07%) C#
4 18 (66.67%) SQL
5 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
6 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
7 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
7 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
8 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) MVC
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) XML
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
10 5 (18.52%) HTML
10 5 (18.52%) CSS
10 5 (18.52%) Migration
10 5 (18.52%) Time Management
11 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
11 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
11 4 (14.81%) LINQ to SQL
11 4 (14.81%) WCF
11 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (14.81%) Subversion
11 4 (14.81%) Legal

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 2 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
3 3 (11.11%) Electronics
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) VB Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Development Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Software Manager
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
3 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (18.52%) CSS
4 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 5 (18.52%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
5 4 (14.81%) LINQ to SQL
5 4 (14.81%) WCF
6 3 (11.11%) CSS3
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 3 (11.11%) jQuery
6 3 (11.11%) LINQ
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (11.11%) WinForms
6 3 (11.11%) WPF
7 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Online Gambling
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) MVC
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Time Management
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) CRUD
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) B2B
5 2 (7.41%) E-Procurement
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) VB
2 23 (85.19%) VB.NET
3 20 (74.07%) C#
4 18 (66.67%) SQL
5 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) C
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft