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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 152 185 153
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -32
Permanent jobs citing VB6 62 4 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.22% 0.096% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.48% 0.20% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 59 4 31
Average salary £35,750 £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.70% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
2495 2049 2367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.95% 48.93% 49.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2202 1731 2066
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +17 21 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Birmingham - 15 £37,500 - 2
Coventry - 6 £30,250 -
Solihull - 6 £43,000 - 2
Shropshire - 6 £41,250 - 4
Wolverhampton - 4 £35,000 - 1
Dudley - 2 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -10 1 £50,000 +33.33% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 115 (100.00%) VB
2 109 (94.78%) .NET
3 98 (85.22%) SQL
4 86 (74.78%) VB.NET
5 69 (60.00%) C#
6 50 (43.48%) Visual Studio
7 49 (42.61%) ASP.NET
8 43 (37.39%) HTML
9 42 (36.52%) SQL Server
10 37 (32.17%) XML
11 34 (29.57%) Crystal Reports
12 31 (26.96%) Web Services
13 30 (26.09%) Finance
13 30 (26.09%) Project Management
14 27 (23.48%) CSS
15 26 (22.61%) JavaScript
16 25 (21.74%) Software Engineering
17 21 (18.26%) Degree
17 21 (18.26%) OO
18 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
18 19 (16.52%) OOP
19 17 (14.78%) .NET Framework
20 15 (13.04%) WinForms
20 15 (13.04%) MVC
20 15 (13.04%) Windows
20 15 (13.04%) Oracle
20 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
21 14 (12.17%) HTML5
21 14 (12.17%) PL/SQL
22 13 (11.30%) Java

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 9 (7.83%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (6.09%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (1.74%) Apache
4 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.87%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Office
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (6.09%) Line 500
2 6 (5.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (36.52%) SQL Server
2 34 (29.57%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.83%) MySQL
5 9 (7.83%) MS Access
6 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.61%) Big Data
8 3 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (43.48%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.09%) NetAdvantage
2 7 (6.09%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (6.09%) LLBLGen Pro
3 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.87%) Subversion
General
1 30 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (1.74%) Back Office
3 2 (1.74%) Automotive
3 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (85.22%) Developer
2 49 (42.61%) Software Developer
3 38 (33.04%) .NET Developer
4 31 (26.96%) VB.NET Developer
5 10 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 10 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.96%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Software Support Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) VB6 Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) VB Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Lead Software Developer
10 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (94.78%) .NET
2 49 (42.61%) ASP.NET
3 43 (37.39%) HTML
4 37 (32.17%) XML
5 31 (26.96%) Web Services
6 27 (23.48%) CSS
7 17 (14.78%) .NET Framework
8 15 (13.04%) WinForms
9 14 (12.17%) HTML5
10 13 (11.30%) CSS3
11 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (9.57%) jQuery
12 8 (6.96%) Silverlight
12 8 (6.96%) LINQ
12 8 (6.96%) WPF
13 7 (6.09%) WF
13 7 (6.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (6.09%) Ajax
14 5 (4.35%) WCF
15 4 (3.48%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.83%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.74%) Statistics
7 1 (0.87%) Physics
7 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.61%) Android
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.09%) Project Management
2 25 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 21 (18.26%) OO
4 19 (16.52%) OOP
5 15 (13.04%) MVC
6 13 (11.30%) Web Development
7 10 (8.70%) Migration
8 9 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.96%) ITIL
9 8 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.96%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.09%) Workflow
10 7 (6.09%) CRM
11 5 (4.35%) OOD
11 5 (4.35%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.48%) Scrum
12 4 (3.48%) Project Planning
13 3 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (2.61%) SOA
13 3 (2.61%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 115 (100.00%) VB
2 98 (85.22%) SQL
3 86 (74.78%) VB.NET
4 69 (60.00%) C#
5 26 (22.61%) JavaScript
6 14 (12.17%) PL/SQL
7 13 (11.30%) Java
8 10 (8.70%) T-SQL
8 10 (8.70%) VBA
9 6 (5.22%) TypeScript
10 5 (4.35%) VBScript
10 5 (4.35%) C
10 5 (4.35%) C++
11 4 (3.48%) PHP
12 2 (1.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (18.26%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) VCP4
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.87%) MCPD
4 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.04%) Oracle
3 7 (6.09%) Business Objects
3 7 (6.09%) Sage
3 7 (6.09%) Infragistics
4 5 (4.35%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum Overtime + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago