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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 193 167 189
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Permanent jobs citing VB6 35 46 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.85% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 1.76% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 34 45 30
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £42,500 £43,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
2734 2619 2648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.30% 48.66% 47.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2413 2255 2346
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 £26,478 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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 -10 12 £35,000 +7.69%
Wolverhampton +3 8 £30,000 - 1
Staffordshire -8 7 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Shropshire - 4 £26,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £35,000 -
Solihull -3 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Coventry - 1 £37,500 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 99 (100.00%) VB
2 79 (79.80%) SQL
3 78 (78.79%) .NET
4 68 (68.69%) C#
5 55 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 51 (51.52%) VB.NET
7 50 (50.51%) Finance
8 46 (46.46%) HTML
8 46 (46.46%) Degree
9 43 (43.43%) Web Services
10 42 (42.42%) Windows
10 42 (42.42%) T-SQL
11 40 (40.40%) XML
12 34 (34.34%) CSS
13 33 (33.33%) Computer Science
14 32 (32.32%) Crystal Reports
15 31 (31.31%) JavaScript
15 31 (31.31%) WinForms
16 30 (30.30%) MS Excel
17 29 (29.29%) .NET Framework
18 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 27 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
19 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
20 25 (25.25%) WCF
20 25 (25.25%) IIS
21 23 (23.23%) OO
22 22 (22.22%) Client/Server
23 21 (21.21%) Web Development
24 19 (19.19%) SQL Server 2008

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 25 (25.25%) IIS
2 8 (8.08%) MTS
3 3 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 30 (30.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.01%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) SaaS
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 32 (32.32%) Crystal Reports
3 19 (19.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (5.05%) MySQL
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.03%) MS Access
9 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.03%) Subversion
3 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.01%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (50.51%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Back Office
3 6 (6.06%) Advertising
4 3 (3.03%) Front Office
4 3 (3.03%) Automotive
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (65.66%) Developer
2 36 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 15 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.13%) Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Support Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (6.06%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Software Support Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) AWS Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Technical Services Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Technical Support
10 4 (4.04%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (78.79%) .NET
2 46 (46.46%) HTML
3 43 (43.43%) Web Services
4 40 (40.40%) XML
5 34 (34.34%) CSS
6 31 (31.31%) WinForms
7 29 (29.29%) .NET Framework
8 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 25 (25.25%) WCF
10 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET
11 17 (17.17%) ADO.NET
11 17 (17.17%) .NET Compact Framework
12 11 (11.11%) jQuery
13 10 (10.10%) COM+
14 8 (8.08%) DCOM
14 8 (8.08%) Ajax
15 7 (7.07%) HTML5
16 6 (6.06%) CSS3
17 3 (3.03%) Entity Framework
17 3 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 27 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (22.22%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) VHDL
5 2 (2.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.42%) Windows
2 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) OO
2 21 (21.21%) Web Development
3 19 (19.19%) SDLC
4 18 (18.18%) OOD
5 17 (17.17%) Software Engineering
6 16 (16.16%) Project Management
7 9 (9.09%) MVC
8 8 (8.08%) Migration
9 6 (6.06%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.06%) Document Management
9 6 (6.06%) Procure-to-pay
10 5 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.04%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.04%) ITIL
11 4 (4.04%) DevOps
11 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.04%) Multithreading
12 3 (3.03%) SOA
12 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 99 (100.00%) VB
2 79 (79.80%) SQL
3 68 (68.69%) C#
4 51 (51.52%) VB.NET
5 42 (42.42%) T-SQL
6 31 (31.31%) JavaScript
7 14 (14.14%) C++
7 14 (14.14%) VBScript
7 14 (14.14%) C
8 13 (13.13%) PL/SQL
8 13 (13.13%) Java
9 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
10 7 (7.07%) PHP
11 3 (3.03%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.03%) Ruby
12 1 (1.01%) VC++
Qualifications
1 46 (46.46%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) MCSD
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.02%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (3.03%) Lotus
4 2 (2.02%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.01%) SAP
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