Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 321 273
Rank change year-on-year -24 -48 +52
Permanent jobs citing VB6 6 23 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.056% 0.23% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.096% 0.38% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 79
South West median annual salary £30,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -4.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £39,250 £47,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -

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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,262 6,018 6,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.94% 58.88% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5,289 5,069 5,549
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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
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 19 April 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
Somerset +16 4 £30,000 -22.58%
Dorset -41 1 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 South West region with a requirement for VB6.

1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) CAD
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Android Development
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) HNC
4 2 (33.33%) HND
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) JSP
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Delphi

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 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Alfresco
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) GeoServer
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (16.67%) NFC
1 1 (16.67%) RFID
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) QGIS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) MSTest
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) GeoTools
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) CAD
2 2 (33.33%) Android Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Delphi
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Pascal
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) HNC
1 2 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Graylog
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Telerik