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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 170 139 112
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -27
Permanent jobs citing VB6 27 63 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 1.26% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 2.60% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 50 74
Average salary £36,250 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2404 2424 2437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.61% 48.39% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2062 2107 2211
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -1 14 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Birmingham +3 6 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Warwickshire +1 5 £37,500 +31.57% 1
Worcestershire -8 1 £40,000 +23.07% 4
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (100.00%) VB
2 36 (94.74%) .NET
3 29 (76.32%) VB.NET
3 29 (76.32%) SQL
3 29 (76.32%) C#
4 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
5 17 (44.74%) HTML
6 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
7 14 (36.84%) CSS
7 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
8 13 (34.21%) Windows
9 12 (31.58%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
10 10 (26.32%) WinForms
11 9 (23.68%) OO
11 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
11 9 (23.68%) Oracle
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (21.05%) WCF
12 8 (21.05%) Finance
13 7 (18.42%) Web Development
13 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
13 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
14 6 (15.79%) Degree
14 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
14 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
15 5 (13.16%) Middleware
15 5 (13.16%) Client/Server

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
6 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (5.26%) MySQL
8 1 (2.63%) OLTP
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Front Office
2 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) .NET Developer
3 10 (26.32%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Graduate
4 8 (21.05%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Graduate Developer
5 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
9 2 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
9 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) HTML
3 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 14 (36.84%) CSS
5 10 (26.32%) WinForms
6 8 (21.05%) WCF
7 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
8 5 (13.16%) Middleware
8 5 (13.16%) XML
8 5 (13.16%) jQuery
8 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (10.53%) .NET Compact Framework
9 4 (10.53%) Ajax
9 4 (10.53%) Web Services
9 4 (10.53%) ADO.NET
10 3 (7.89%) Software Packaging
11 2 (5.26%) REST
11 2 (5.26%) SOAP
12 1 (2.63%) Classic ASP
12 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Client/Server
2 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) OO
2 7 (18.42%) Web Development
3 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) OOP
4 5 (13.16%) Scrum
4 5 (13.16%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (10.53%) OOD
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) Content Management
8 1 (2.63%) CRM
8 1 (2.63%) SOA
8 1 (2.63%) Information Management
8 1 (2.63%) MVC
8 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.63%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) VB
2 29 (76.32%) VB.NET
2 29 (76.32%) SQL
2 29 (76.32%) C#
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.16%) PHP
6 4 (10.53%) Java
7 3 (7.89%) C++
8 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.26%) C
8 2 (5.26%) VBScript
9 1 (2.63%) VBA
9 1 (2.63%) Perl
9 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
2 3 (7.89%) MCSD
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Lotus
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.63%) DevExpress
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago