The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 71 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.14% 1.06% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 1.75% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -5.06%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 424 401 347
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 61.45% 60.67% 55.79%
Number of salaries quoted 337 362 320
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing VB6 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Somerset

VB6
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Somerset

VB6
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -12 1 £35,000 -6.66%
VB6
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for VB6.

1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) C#