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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 211 192 183
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB6 15 28 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.55% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 1.16% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 47
Median salary £35,000 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
2618 2417 2777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.98% 47.41% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 2140 2515
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -12 5 £36,250 +45.00%
Worcestershire -7 2 £37,500 +56.25%
Shropshire -14 2 £26,500 -
Dudley - 2 £32,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £37,500 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VB6.

1 33 (100.00%) VB
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (84.85%) VB.NET
3 20 (60.61%) SQL
4 19 (57.58%) C#
5 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
6 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
7 11 (33.33%) HTML
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (30.30%) Finance
8 10 (30.30%) CSS
8 10 (30.30%) Degree
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (24.24%) CSS3
9 8 (24.24%) HTML5
9 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
9 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
9 8 (24.24%) MySQL
9 8 (24.24%) Ruby
9 8 (24.24%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (18.18%) Migration
10 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
11 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (15.15%) MVC
12 4 (12.12%) Legal
12 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) CMS
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (24.24%) MySQL
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Subversion
2 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) .NET Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Software Developer
3 6 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.12%) VB Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 11 (33.33%) HTML
4 10 (30.30%) CSS
5 8 (24.24%) CSS3
5 8 (24.24%) HTML5
5 8 (24.24%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
8 4 (12.12%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (12.12%) WCF
9 3 (9.09%) jQuery
9 3 (9.09%) LINQ
9 3 (9.09%) XML
10 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (6.06%) Web Services
10 2 (6.06%) WinForms
10 2 (6.06%) XSLT
11 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.03%) Life Science
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.18%) Migration
3 5 (15.15%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) CRUD
6 2 (6.06%) B2B
6 2 (6.06%) Content Management
6 2 (6.06%) Document Management
6 2 (6.06%) E-Procurement
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
6 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) VB
2 28 (84.85%) VB.NET
3 20 (60.61%) SQL
4 19 (57.58%) C#
5 8 (24.24%) Ruby
6 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Java
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft