Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 63 39
Rank change year-on-year +20 -24 -
Permanent jobs citing VB6 25 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 5.47% 1.27% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.79% 2.84% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 10
Shropshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% +33.96% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £42,500 £37,700 £39,625
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.68% +1.43% -0.71%

VB6 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 212 317 135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 46.39% 44.59% 30.07%
Number of salaries quoted 149 260 108
Shropshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £25,450 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,375 £47,500 £46,450
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 19 August 2017. 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 - 25 £40,000 -
VB6
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
1 25 (100.00%) VB
1 25 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) MySQL
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
1 25 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 25 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 25 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) Change Management
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 25 (100.00%) Ruby
1 25 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 25 (100.00%) HTML5
1 25 (100.00%) CSS3
2 23 (92.00%) Apple iOS
2 23 (92.00%) C
2 23 (92.00%) Android
2 23 (92.00%) Electronics
2 23 (92.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
3 2 (8.00%) Coaching
3 2 (8.00%) Contingency Planning

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 25 (100.00%) MySQL
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 23 (92.00%) Electronics
1 23 (92.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (92.00%) .NET Developer
2 23 (92.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
1 25 (100.00%) CSS3
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) HTML5
1 25 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Android
1 23 (92.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) Change Management
1 25 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (8.00%) Coaching
2 2 (8.00%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Ruby
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
1 25 (100.00%) VB
1 25 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 23 (92.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree