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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 147 190 156
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -34
Permanent jobs citing VB6 64 10 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.27% 0.23% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 0.44% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 57 10 33
Average salary £35,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.16% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,000 £41,200
UK excluding London average 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
2401 2257 2562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.80% 51.04% 53.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2169 1947 2275
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +20 22 £42,500 +70.00% 4
Birmingham +2 17 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Coventry -4 8 £31,375 +3.71%
Shropshire - 6 £45,000 -
Dudley - 5 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £35,000 - 1
Solihull - 2 £45,000 - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 105 (100.00%) VB
2 99 (94.29%) .NET
3 87 (82.86%) SQL
4 84 (80.00%) VB.NET
5 59 (56.19%) C#
6 51 (48.57%) Visual Studio
7 44 (41.90%) ASP.NET
8 42 (40.00%) XML
9 40 (38.10%) SQL Server
10 37 (35.24%) HTML
11 34 (32.38%) Web Services
12 33 (31.43%) Crystal Reports
13 27 (25.71%) Finance
14 26 (24.76%) Project Management
15 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
16 23 (21.90%) CSS
17 21 (20.00%) JavaScript
18 18 (17.14%) OOP
18 18 (17.14%) OO
18 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
19 15 (14.29%) Windows
20 12 (11.43%) Oracle
20 12 (11.43%) Degree
21 11 (10.48%) .NET Framework
21 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
21 11 (10.48%) VBA
21 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
22 10 (9.52%) Java
22 10 (9.52%) WinForms
23 9 (8.57%) Management Information System

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (7.62%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.71%) IIS
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
4 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Office
2 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (6.67%) Line 500
2 3 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 33 (31.43%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (6.67%) MySQL
6 7 (6.67%) MS Access
7 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (2.86%) Big Data
9 3 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (48.57%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.67%) NetAdvantage
2 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (6.67%) LLBLGen Pro
3 2 (1.90%) Subversion
General
1 27 (25.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 91 (86.67%) Developer
2 46 (43.81%) Software Developer
3 41 (39.05%) .NET Developer
4 37 (35.24%) VB.NET Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.67%) VB Developer
7 7 (6.67%) VB6 Developer
7 7 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.76%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Software Support Engineer
11 3 (2.86%) Lead Software Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (94.29%) .NET
2 44 (41.90%) ASP.NET
3 42 (40.00%) XML
4 37 (35.24%) HTML
5 34 (32.38%) Web Services
6 23 (21.90%) CSS
7 11 (10.48%) .NET Framework
8 10 (9.52%) WinForms
9 9 (8.57%) LINQ
9 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (7.62%) HTML5
10 8 (7.62%) CSS3
11 7 (6.67%) WPF
11 7 (6.67%) WF
11 7 (6.67%) Silverlight
12 6 (5.71%) jQuery
13 5 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (4.76%) ADO.NET
14 4 (3.81%) Middleware
14 4 (3.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.90%) Statistics
6 1 (0.95%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.86%) Android
2 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Project Management
2 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
3 18 (17.14%) OOP
3 18 (17.14%) OO
4 9 (8.57%) MVC
4 9 (8.57%) Web Development
5 8 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.67%) CRM
6 7 (6.67%) Workflow
6 7 (6.67%) Migration
6 7 (6.67%) ITIL
7 5 (4.76%) Scrum
8 4 (3.81%) Project Planning
9 3 (2.86%) OOD
9 3 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (2.86%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.86%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) VB
2 87 (82.86%) SQL
3 84 (80.00%) VB.NET
4 59 (56.19%) C#
5 21 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.48%) VBA
7 10 (9.52%) Java
8 9 (8.57%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.86%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.90%) VBScript
12 1 (0.95%) PHP
12 1 (0.95%) C
12 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.43%) Oracle
3 8 (7.62%) Business Objects
4 7 (6.67%) Sage
4 7 (6.67%) Infragistics
5 5 (4.76%) SAP
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pari Passu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago