Period
to 18 August 2017

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 6 months to 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 313 334
Rank change year-on-year -5 +21 -51
Permanent jobs citing VB6 17 37 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.60% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 23
South West median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,425 £42,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year -4.19% +9.87% +1.33%

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 6333 6129 6646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 61.02% 56.06% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5405 5256 5699
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 18 August 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 6 months to 18 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
Bristol -19 5 £30,000 -14.29%
Somerset -1 3 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire -7 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Devon - 2 £35,000 -
Dorset +13 1 - -
Wiltshire +11 1 £41,500 -7.78%
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South West region with a requirement for VB6.

1 17 (100.00%) VB
2 16 (94.12%) .NET
3 14 (82.35%) C#
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
5 9 (52.94%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) VB.NET
7 7 (41.18%) Windows
8 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (35.29%) HTML
8 6 (35.29%) WinForms
8 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
8 6 (35.29%) WCF
9 5 (29.41%) C++
9 5 (29.41%) IIS
9 5 (29.41%) Oracle
9 5 (29.41%) CSS
9 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
9 5 (29.41%) Entity Framework
10 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (23.53%) Usability Testing
10 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
10 4 (23.53%) Line Management
10 4 (23.53%) Classic ASP
10 4 (23.53%) XML
10 4 (23.53%) XSL
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 4 (23.53%) Intranet
10 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
10 4 (23.53%) VBScript

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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 3 (17.65%) VB Developer
5 3 (17.65%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) SOA Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) WCF
2 6 (35.29%) WinForms
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) Entity Framework
4 4 (23.53%) Classic ASP
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) XSL
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) COM
6 1 (5.88%) D3.js
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
6 1 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) SCADA
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Line Management
3 4 (23.53%) Usability Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Information Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) VB
2 14 (82.35%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) VB.NET
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) C++
7 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
7 4 (23.53%) VBScript
8 2 (11.76%) Java
9 1 (5.88%) PHP
9 1 (5.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) SAP