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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 172 170 187
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB6 38 49 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.90% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 1.82% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 36 45 21
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
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
2635 2697 2605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.13% 49.28% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2334 2281 2327
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 September 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 September 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
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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 13 £27,000 -16.92%
Birmingham +6 11 £35,000 - 3
Wolverhampton -1 7 £30,000 -
Shropshire - 4 £26,500 -
Solihull -2 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Coventry - 1 £37,500 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 88 (100.00%) VB
2 69 (78.41%) SQL
3 65 (73.86%) .NET
4 59 (67.05%) C#
5 56 (63.64%) SQL Server
6 51 (57.95%) Finance
7 48 (54.55%) Windows
8 47 (53.41%) Degree
9 44 (50.00%) T-SQL
10 42 (47.73%) VB.NET
11 41 (46.59%) HTML
12 40 (45.45%) Web Services
13 37 (42.05%) XML
14 35 (39.77%) Computer Science
15 33 (37.50%) MS Excel
16 32 (36.36%) WinForms
17 30 (34.09%) CSS
18 29 (32.95%) Crystal Reports
18 29 (32.95%) IIS
18 29 (32.95%) .NET Framework
19 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
20 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
20 27 (30.68%) Microsoft
21 26 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (28.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 25 (28.41%) WCF
23 23 (26.14%) Client/Server
23 23 (26.14%) OO
24 21 (23.86%) Web Development
25 20 (22.73%) SDLC

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 29 (32.95%) IIS
2 9 (10.23%) MTS
3 3 (3.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 33 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.14%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (7.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) Intranet
2 1 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 29 (32.95%) Crystal Reports
3 17 (19.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.68%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.41%) MySQL
8 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.27%) MS Access
9 2 (2.27%) QlikView
10 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 51 (57.95%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Back Office
3 7 (7.95%) Advertising
4 3 (3.41%) Front Office
5 1 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (60.23%) Developer
2 29 (32.95%) Software Developer
3 16 (18.18%) Analyst
4 12 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 12 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 10 (11.36%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Services Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Implementation Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Software Support Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Graduate
9 3 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (73.86%) .NET
2 41 (46.59%) HTML
3 40 (45.45%) Web Services
4 37 (42.05%) XML
5 32 (36.36%) WinForms
6 30 (34.09%) CSS
7 29 (32.95%) .NET Framework
8 25 (28.41%) WCF
8 25 (28.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 19 (21.59%) .NET Compact Framework
9 19 (21.59%) ADO.NET
10 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET
10 9 (10.23%) COM+
10 9 (10.23%) DCOM
11 7 (7.95%) jQuery
12 5 (5.68%) Ajax
13 3 (3.41%) HTML5
14 2 (2.27%) CSS3
14 2 (2.27%) WPF
14 2 (2.27%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (39.77%) Computer Science
2 26 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (26.14%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) VHDL
5 2 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 48 (54.55%) Windows
2 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) OO
2 21 (23.86%) Web Development
3 20 (22.73%) SDLC
4 19 (21.59%) OOD
5 12 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.23%) Project Management
7 8 (9.09%) Migration
8 7 (7.95%) Asset Management
8 7 (7.95%) Document Management
8 7 (7.95%) Procure-to-pay
9 5 (5.68%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.55%) MVC
10 4 (4.55%) ERP
11 3 (3.41%) ITIL
11 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.41%) Content Management
11 3 (3.41%) DevOps
11 3 (3.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) VB
2 69 (78.41%) SQL
3 59 (67.05%) C#
4 44 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 42 (47.73%) VB.NET
6 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
7 15 (17.05%) VBScript
8 13 (14.77%) C
8 13 (14.77%) C++
9 12 (13.64%) Java
10 11 (12.50%) PL/SQL
11 9 (10.23%) PowerShell
12 7 (7.95%) PHP
13 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.14%) VBA
13 1 (1.14%) VC++
13 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (53.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) MCSD
2 1 (1.14%) HNC
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.14%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (30.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.36%) Oracle
3 3 (3.41%) Lotus
4 2 (2.27%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.14%) Spiceworks
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.14%) Sage
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