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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 151 170 141
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -29
Permanent jobs citing VB6 63 30 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.61% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 1.25% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 62 29 52
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £21,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
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
2700 2404 2455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.46% 48.73% 48.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2428 2072 2139
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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
(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
Birmingham +1 24 £37,500 +14.50% 2
Staffordshire -4 10 £35,000 +7.69%
Coventry - 7 £29,500 - 1
Solihull - 7 £43,000 -
Shropshire - 6 £29,500 - 4
Worcestershire -5 3 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Wolverhampton - 3 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -13 2 £50,000 +33.33%
West Bromwich - 1 £35,000 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 128 (100.00%) VB
2 119 (92.97%) .NET
3 104 (81.25%) SQL
4 88 (68.75%) C#
5 86 (67.19%) VB.NET
6 51 (39.84%) HTML
7 48 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 45 (35.16%) ASP.NET
8 45 (35.16%) Finance
9 44 (34.38%) Web Services
10 43 (33.59%) XML
10 43 (33.59%) Visual Studio
11 41 (32.03%) Crystal Reports
12 36 (28.13%) CSS
13 33 (25.78%) Degree
14 32 (25.00%) Project Management
14 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
15 27 (21.09%) Software Engineering
16 26 (20.31%) .NET Framework
17 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
18 23 (17.97%) OO
18 23 (17.97%) Windows
18 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (17.19%) WinForms
20 21 (16.41%) T-SQL
20 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 20 (15.63%) Web Development
22 19 (14.84%) PL/SQL
23 18 (14.06%) Java
23 18 (14.06%) Oracle

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (8.59%) IIS
2 5 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.56%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.56%) Apache
4 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (13.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.34%) Line 500
2 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 41 (32.03%) Crystal Reports
3 15 (11.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (10.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (6.25%) MySQL
8 7 (5.47%) MS Access
9 6 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.56%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 43 (33.59%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (2.34%) LLBLGen Pro
2 3 (2.34%) NetAdvantage
3 1 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.78%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 45 (35.16%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Retail
3 4 (3.13%) Back Office
4 3 (2.34%) Automotive
5 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 102 (79.69%) Developer
2 53 (41.41%) Software Developer
3 34 (26.56%) .NET Developer
4 26 (20.31%) VB.NET Developer
5 14 (10.94%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.59%) Analyst
7 9 (7.03%) .NET Software Developer
7 9 (7.03%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) AWS Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.69%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Applications Support
10 5 (3.91%) Software Support Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Software Support Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (92.97%) .NET
2 51 (39.84%) HTML
3 45 (35.16%) ASP.NET
4 44 (34.38%) Web Services
5 43 (33.59%) XML
6 36 (28.13%) CSS
7 26 (20.31%) .NET Framework
8 22 (17.19%) WinForms
9 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 16 (12.50%) jQuery
11 15 (11.72%) HTML5
12 14 (10.94%) CSS3
12 14 (10.94%) WCF
13 11 (8.59%) Ajax
14 9 (7.03%) .NET Compact Framework
14 9 (7.03%) ADO.NET
15 7 (5.47%) Entity Framework
16 4 (3.13%) Silverlight
16 4 (3.13%) WPF
17 3 (2.34%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.06%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.16%) Client/Server
4 12 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) VHDL
5 1 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.97%) Windows
2 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.00%) Project Management
2 27 (21.09%) Software Engineering
3 23 (17.97%) OO
4 20 (15.63%) Web Development
5 15 (11.72%) OOP
6 14 (10.94%) MVC
7 12 (9.38%) Migration
8 11 (8.59%) Service Delivery
8 11 (8.59%) ITIL
9 10 (7.81%) OOD
10 8 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.69%) DevOps
12 5 (3.91%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.34%) Project Planning
13 3 (2.34%) Multithreading
13 3 (2.34%) Procure-to-pay
13 3 (2.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (2.34%) Scrum
13 3 (2.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 128 (100.00%) VB
2 104 (81.25%) SQL
3 88 (68.75%) C#
4 86 (67.19%) VB.NET
5 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 21 (16.41%) T-SQL
7 19 (14.84%) PL/SQL
8 18 (14.06%) Java
9 10 (7.81%) VBScript
9 10 (7.81%) C++
9 10 (7.81%) C
10 7 (5.47%) TypeScript
11 5 (3.91%) PHP
12 4 (3.13%) VBA
13 2 (1.56%) Ruby
14 1 (0.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 33 (25.78%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.56%) MCSD
2 2 (1.56%) MCPD
3 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.06%) Oracle
3 9 (7.03%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.91%) SAP
5 3 (2.34%) Infragistics
5 3 (2.34%) Sage
6 2 (1.56%) Lotus
7 1 (0.78%) Xilinx
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
AKH Resourcing
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Technical Prospects
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 Basic Salary plus Car Allowance
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago