Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 57 38
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB6 7 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 2.25% 1.13% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.64% 2.44% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 7
Shropshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%

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 151 205 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 48.55% 46.28% 36.87%
Number of salaries quoted 116 144 119
Shropshire median annual salary £36,250 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.03% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,250 £49,600
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 24 February 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 +14 7 £40,000 -
VB6
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) Electronics
2 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (85.71%) Android
2 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) CSS3
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
2 6 (85.71%) C
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Pega
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) CA Gen
3 1 (14.29%) Unix

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 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CA Gen
General
1 6 (85.71%) Electronics
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Developer
2 6 (85.71%) VB Developer
2 6 (85.71%) VB6 Developer
3 5 (71.43%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) CSS3
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Android
1 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) C
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) BEA
1 1 (14.29%) Informatica
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Pega
1 1 (14.29%) webMethods