The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 225 250
Rank change year-on-year +11 +25  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 18 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.39% 0.097%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.70% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 6
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £39,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -12.50%  

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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3153 3159 3368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.95% 55.46% 54.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2694 2701 2871
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

VB6
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for VB6 in the South West

VB6
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in the South West over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VB6 in the South West

VB6
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Bristol -7 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Gloucestershire +9 4 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Dorset +9 2 £37,500 +10.29%
Somerset -7 2 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Devon - 2 £35,000 -
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 South West region with a requirement for VB6.

1 23 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (82.61%) C#
3 18 (78.26%) .NET
4 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
5 12 (52.17%) VB.NET
5 12 (52.17%) SQL
5 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (47.83%) Windows
7 10 (43.48%) Scrum
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
9 8 (34.78%) WCF
9 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
9 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
9 8 (34.78%) C++
9 8 (34.78%) WinForms
10 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
10 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
11 6 (26.09%) SOA
12 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
13 4 (17.39%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (17.39%) Data Management
13 4 (17.39%) IIS
13 4 (17.39%) Oracle
13 4 (17.39%) VBScript
13 4 (17.39%) HTML
13 4 (17.39%) Classic ASP
13 4 (17.39%) XML
13 4 (17.39%) WPF
14 3 (13.04%) Usability Testing

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) FileNet
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Business One
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) .NET Developer
2 12 (52.17%) C# Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Developer
4 7 (30.43%) VB Developer
4 7 (30.43%) VB6 Developer
5 6 (26.09%) SOA Developer
5 6 (26.09%) WinForms Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
7 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (17.39%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior VB.NET Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Applications Tester
9 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
2 8 (34.78%) WCF
2 8 (34.78%) WinForms
3 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
4 4 (17.39%) Classic ASP
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) WPF
4 4 (17.39%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) XSL
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.35%) COM
7 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
4 6 (26.09%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) Line Management
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Usability Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 1 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Document Management
8 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (82.61%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) VB.NET
4 8 (34.78%) C++
5 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
6 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 4 (17.39%) VBScript
8 2 (8.70%) Java
9 1 (4.35%) VBA
9 1 (4.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) HP
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