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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 169 188 113
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -75
Permanent jobs citing VB6 48 26 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.48% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 1.01% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 44 23 71
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2756 2562 2572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.71% 47.01% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2345 2277 2265
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Solihull +17 15 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Birmingham +7 15 £35,000 +34.61% 2
Warwickshire +11 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Staffordshire -15 4 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Herefordshire - 4 £27,750 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £30,000 - 2
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 92 (100.00%) VB
2 84 (91.30%) .NET
3 76 (82.61%) VB.NET
4 66 (71.74%) SQL
5 58 (63.04%) C#
6 56 (60.87%) HTML
7 52 (56.52%) SQL Server
8 45 (48.91%) ASP.NET
9 39 (42.39%) CSS
10 38 (41.30%) JavaScript
11 34 (36.96%) XML
12 32 (34.78%) Crystal Reports
13 30 (32.61%) Windows
13 30 (32.61%) Web Services
14 27 (29.35%) Finance
14 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
14 27 (29.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 23 (25.00%) Visual Studio
16 21 (22.83%) OO
17 17 (18.48%) Web Development
17 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (17.39%) .NET Framework
18 16 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (17.39%) IIS
19 15 (16.30%) jQuery
19 15 (16.30%) Unit Testing
19 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (15.22%) OOP
20 14 (15.22%) Scrum
21 13 (14.13%) Middleware

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 16 (17.39%) IIS
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.17%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 32 (34.78%) Crystal Reports
3 16 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.52%) MS Access
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.17%) OLTP
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.78%) Subversion
3 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.17%) LLBLGen Pro
4 2 (2.17%) NetAdvantage
General
1 27 (29.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Legal
3 3 (3.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 86 (93.48%) Developer
2 56 (60.87%) .NET Developer
3 50 (54.35%) VB.NET Developer
4 33 (35.87%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 23 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.61%) VB6 Developer
7 7 (7.61%) VB Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Data Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.26%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Tester
10 3 (3.26%) Trainee Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Trainee Tester
10 3 (3.26%) Trainee
10 3 (3.26%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Penetration Tester
10 3 (3.26%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (91.30%) .NET
2 56 (60.87%) HTML
3 45 (48.91%) ASP.NET
4 39 (42.39%) CSS
5 34 (36.96%) XML
6 30 (32.61%) Web Services
7 27 (29.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (17.39%) .NET Framework
9 15 (16.30%) jQuery
10 13 (14.13%) Middleware
11 11 (11.96%) Ajax
11 11 (11.96%) Software Packaging
11 11 (11.96%) WCF
12 10 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (9.78%) ADO.NET
14 8 (8.70%) WinForms
15 6 (6.52%) .NET Compact Framework
16 4 (4.35%) HTML5
16 4 (4.35%) CSS3
16 4 (4.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.13%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
4 8 (8.70%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.35%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.17%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.61%) Windows
2 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.35%) Android
4 4 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) OO
2 17 (18.48%) Web Development
3 15 (16.30%) Unit Testing
3 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.22%) OOP
4 14 (15.22%) Scrum
5 13 (14.13%) Mobile Application Development
6 12 (13.04%) Migration
7 10 (10.87%) Project Management
8 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.70%) OOD
10 5 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.35%) MVC
12 2 (2.17%) TDD
12 2 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.17%) Workflow
12 2 (2.17%) CRM
12 2 (2.17%) SOA
12 2 (2.17%) Low Latency
13 1 (1.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) VB
2 76 (82.61%) VB.NET
3 66 (71.74%) SQL
4 58 (63.04%) C#
5 38 (41.30%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.43%) Java
8 4 (4.35%) PHP
8 4 (4.35%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.26%) VBA
10 2 (2.17%) C++
11 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.09%) VBScript
11 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.26%) MCSE
4 3 (3.26%) MCSD
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle
3 5 (5.43%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.35%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.17%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.17%) Sage
6 1 (1.09%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: £47,000 per annum circa - Grade 7
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £350000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago