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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 161 182 150
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -32
Permanent jobs citing VB6 55 18 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.37% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% 0.73% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 48 17 37
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,300 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
2612 2480 2571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.78% 51.11% 54.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2365 2157 2279
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 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +17 17 £42,500 +70.00% 3
Birmingham -1 17 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Shropshire - 5 - -
Dudley - 5 £35,000 -
Coventry -10 4 £33,000 +1.53%
Solihull -6 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 - 2
Herefordshire - 2 £32,500 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 101 (100.00%) VB
2 92 (91.09%) .NET
3 84 (83.17%) VB.NET
4 82 (81.19%) SQL
5 49 (48.51%) C#
6 47 (46.53%) XML
7 46 (45.54%) SQL Server
7 46 (45.54%) Visual Studio
8 41 (40.59%) ASP.NET
9 38 (37.62%) HTML
10 37 (36.63%) Web Services
11 32 (31.68%) Crystal Reports
12 28 (27.72%) Finance
13 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
14 22 (21.78%) Windows
14 22 (21.78%) Project Management
15 21 (20.79%) Software Engineering
16 19 (18.81%) JavaScript
16 19 (18.81%) CSS
17 14 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (12.87%) VBA
18 13 (12.87%) OO
19 12 (11.88%) OOP
19 12 (11.88%) WinForms
20 11 (10.89%) Oracle
20 11 (10.89%) IIS
20 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
20 11 (10.89%) .NET Framework
20 11 (10.89%) LINQ
20 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (10.89%) IIS
2 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.91%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (6.93%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.98%) Apache
4 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Office
2 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (8.91%) Line 500
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (45.54%) SQL Server
2 32 (31.68%) Crystal Reports
3 14 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.93%) MySQL
6 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.94%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (4.95%) MS Access
7 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.95%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.97%) Big Data
9 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (45.54%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.91%) NetAdvantage
2 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (8.91%) LLBLGen Pro
3 7 (6.93%) Subversion
General
1 28 (27.72%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (86.14%) Developer
2 46 (45.54%) Software Developer
3 40 (39.60%) .NET Developer
4 37 (36.63%) VB.NET Developer
5 11 (10.89%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Data Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Lead Developer
8 6 (5.94%) VB6 Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (5.94%) VB Developer
8 6 (5.94%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.97%) Lead Software Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Software Team Leader
11 2 (1.98%) Senior VB.NET Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Software Support Engineer
11 2 (1.98%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (91.09%) .NET
2 47 (46.53%) XML
3 41 (40.59%) ASP.NET
4 38 (37.62%) HTML
5 37 (36.63%) Web Services
6 19 (18.81%) CSS
7 12 (11.88%) WinForms
8 11 (10.89%) .NET Framework
8 11 (10.89%) LINQ
8 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (8.91%) WPF
9 9 (8.91%) WF
9 9 (8.91%) Silverlight
10 6 (5.94%) HTML5
10 6 (5.94%) CSS3
11 5 (4.95%) ADO.NET
12 4 (3.96%) Middleware
13 3 (2.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (2.97%) WCF
14 2 (1.98%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Statistics
6 1 (0.99%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.78%) Windows
2 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.97%) Android
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.78%) Project Management
2 21 (20.79%) Software Engineering
3 13 (12.87%) OO
4 12 (11.88%) OOP
5 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.91%) CRM
6 9 (8.91%) Workflow
7 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.94%) MVC
9 5 (4.95%) Scrum
9 5 (4.95%) Web Development
10 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.96%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.96%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (3.96%) Migration
10 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.96%) ITIL
11 3 (2.97%) OOD
12 2 (1.98%) SOA
12 2 (1.98%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) VB
2 84 (83.17%) VB.NET
3 82 (81.19%) SQL
4 49 (48.51%) C#
5 19 (18.81%) JavaScript
6 13 (12.87%) VBA
7 6 (5.94%) Java
8 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.96%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.99%) VBScript
9 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.89%) Oracle
3 9 (8.91%) Sage
3 9 (8.91%) Infragistics
4 8 (7.92%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.96%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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