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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / South West
Rank 217 218 234
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 15 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.60% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 1.08% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 12
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,450
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year - -1.31%  

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 2992 3243 3296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.57% 55.18% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2531 2767 2866
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +1 5 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Gloucestershire -2 3 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Dorset +22 2 £37,500 +10.29%
Somerset -6 1 £42,500 +9.67%
Devon - 1 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 19 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (89.47%) C#
3 14 (73.68%) .NET
4 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
5 10 (52.63%) VB.NET
5 10 (52.63%) SQL
5 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (47.37%) Scrum
6 9 (47.37%) Windows
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
7 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
8 7 (36.84%) WCF
8 7 (36.84%) Entity Framework
8 7 (36.84%) WinForms
8 7 (36.84%) C++
9 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
9 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
9 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
10 5 (26.32%) WPF
10 5 (26.32%) SOA
11 4 (21.05%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (21.05%) Data Management
12 3 (15.79%) User Experience
12 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
12 3 (15.79%) Finance
12 3 (15.79%) Classic ASP
12 3 (15.79%) XML
12 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
12 3 (15.79%) IIS

VB6
Top Related 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 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) FileNet
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Business One
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) DB2
4 1 (5.26%) QlikView
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) C# Developer
3 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
4 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Developer
4 6 (31.58%) VB Developer
4 6 (31.58%) VB6 Developer
5 5 (26.32%) SOA Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
5 5 (26.32%) WinForms Developer
6 4 (21.05%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (15.79%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 2 (10.53%) Senior VB.NET Developer
9 1 (5.26%) Analyst
9 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
9 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
3 7 (36.84%) Entity Framework
3 7 (36.84%) WCF
3 7 (36.84%) WinForms
4 5 (26.32%) WPF
5 3 (15.79%) Classic ASP
5 3 (15.79%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.26%) COM
7 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
7 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.26%) XSD
7 1 (5.26%) XSL
7 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
3 2 (10.53%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
4 5 (26.32%) SOA
5 4 (21.05%) Data Management
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) OOP
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (5.26%) Document Management
8 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
8 1 (5.26%) MVVM
8 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.26%) Usability Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (89.47%) C#
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) VB.NET
4 7 (36.84%) C++
5 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.53%) VBScript
8 1 (5.26%) Java
8 1 (5.26%) PHP
8 1 (5.26%) VBA
8 1 (5.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
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