Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 92 108
Rank change year-on-year +20 +16 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB6 11 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.36% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.40% 0.78% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 6
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £33,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.78% -8.28% +25.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £37,500 £41,875
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +12.68% +1.43%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 458 642 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 56.61% 60.40% 65.17%
Number of salaries quoted 410 537 754
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Staffordshire

VB6
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Staffordshire

VB6
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VB6 in Staffordshire

VB6
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Lichfield +20 9 £31,500 -5.26% 3
Stoke-on-Trent +2 2 £41,250 - 1
VB6
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 11 (100.00%) VB
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) VB.NET
3 9 (81.82%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) WinForms
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) WCF

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
2 6 (54.55%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior VB.NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Team Leader
3 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (18.18%) VB Developer
4 2 (18.18%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) C#