Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 45 55
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB6 1 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.35% 3.23% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 6.28% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 3
Shropshire median annual salary - £40,000 £40,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +40.35% -18.57%

VB6 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 135 207 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 47.87% 51.49% 44.94%
Number of salaries quoted 97 148 184
Shropshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.90% +10.00% -7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,250 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Shropshire

VB6
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 in Shropshire.

Salary trend for VB6 in Shropshire

VB6
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -3 1 - -
VB6
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) CA Gen
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods