The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 167 175 134
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -41
Permanent jobs citing VB6 46 30 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.54% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 1.14% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 45 30 40
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,050 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2626 2630 2561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.69% 47.23% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2261 2330 2255
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,025 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Staffordshire -10 16 £32,500 - 2
Solihull +6 12 £42,500 -1.73%
Birmingham +12 10 £34,000 -26.48% 2
Warwickshire +11 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 76 (100.00%) VB
2 70 (92.11%) .NET
3 63 (82.89%) VB.NET
4 56 (73.68%) SQL
5 52 (68.42%) C#
6 48 (63.16%) HTML
7 44 (57.89%) SQL Server
8 40 (52.63%) ASP.NET
9 36 (47.37%) JavaScript
10 33 (43.42%) CSS
11 29 (38.16%) Windows
12 27 (35.53%) Crystal Reports
12 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
13 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 21 (27.63%) OO
14 21 (27.63%) Finance
15 20 (26.32%) XML
16 17 (22.37%) Web Services
16 17 (22.37%) Web Development
17 16 (21.05%) jQuery
17 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
18 15 (19.74%) IIS
18 15 (19.74%) Visual Studio
18 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
19 14 (18.42%) WinForms
19 14 (18.42%) OOP
20 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
20 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2008
21 12 (15.79%) Ajax
21 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (19.74%) IIS
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) Line 500
3 1 (1.32%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 27 (35.53%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.26%) MS Access
6 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.63%) OLTP
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.53%) Subversion
3 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.63%) NetAdvantage
4 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.63%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (27.63%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (90.79%) Developer
2 46 (60.53%) .NET Developer
3 38 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 30 (39.47%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (18.42%) Software Developer
6 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Graduate
7 5 (6.58%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Tester
9 3 (3.95%) Trainee Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Trainee Tester
9 3 (3.95%) Trainee
9 3 (3.95%) VB6 Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (92.11%) .NET
2 48 (63.16%) HTML
3 40 (52.63%) ASP.NET
4 33 (43.42%) CSS
5 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 20 (26.32%) XML
7 17 (22.37%) Web Services
8 16 (21.05%) jQuery
9 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
10 14 (18.42%) WinForms
11 12 (15.79%) Ajax
12 11 (14.47%) Software Packaging
12 11 (14.47%) WCF
12 11 (14.47%) Middleware
13 8 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (7.89%) ADO.NET
14 6 (7.89%) .NET Compact Framework
15 4 (5.26%) CSS3
15 4 (5.26%) HTML5
16 3 (3.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.21%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.63%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 4 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) OO
2 17 (22.37%) Web Development
3 14 (18.42%) OOP
4 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
5 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (14.47%) Scrum
6 11 (14.47%) Migration
6 11 (14.47%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (9.21%) OOD
8 6 (7.89%) Project Management
9 4 (5.26%) MVC
10 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.63%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.63%) TDD
11 2 (2.63%) Workflow
11 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.63%) CRM
11 2 (2.63%) SOA
11 2 (2.63%) Low Latency
12 1 (1.32%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) VB
2 63 (82.89%) VB.NET
3 56 (73.68%) SQL
4 52 (68.42%) C#
5 36 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.89%) Java
8 5 (6.58%) PHP
9 4 (5.26%) VBA
9 4 (5.26%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.63%) C++
11 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.32%) Perl
11 1 (1.32%) VBScript
11 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) MCSD
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 4 (5.26%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.63%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.63%) Sage
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) Sun
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