Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 311 222
Rank change year-on-year +15 -89 +21
Permanent jobs citing VB6 33 31 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.26% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.60% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 93
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% +1.43% -0.71%
10th Percentile £32,500 £23,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £42,500 £56,000 £43,750
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 West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 5262 5196 5340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 52.80% 43.47% 48.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4581 4372 4762
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,263 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in the West Midlands

VB6
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for VB6 in the West Midlands

VB6
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for VB6 in the West Midlands

VB6
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Shropshire +21 26 £40,000 +12.68%
Staffordshire +10 4 £33,250 +33.00%
Worcestershire - 3 £55,000 - 2
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VB6.

1 33 (100.00%) VB
1 33 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (87.88%) SQL
3 28 (84.85%) HTML
3 28 (84.85%) CSS
3 28 (84.85%) HTML5
4 26 (78.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 26 (78.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (78.79%) Ruby
4 26 (78.79%) Ruby on Rails
4 26 (78.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (78.79%) CSS3
4 26 (78.79%) Change Management
4 26 (78.79%) MySQL
4 26 (78.79%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (78.79%) E-Commerce
4 26 (78.79%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (72.73%) C
5 24 (72.73%) Electronics
5 24 (72.73%) Retail
5 24 (72.73%) Android
5 24 (72.73%) Apple iOS
6 7 (21.21%) C#
6 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.15%) SDLC
9 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 3 (9.09%) Time Management
10 2 (6.06%) Contingency Planning

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 26 (78.79%) Data Warehouse
1 26 (78.79%) MySQL
1 26 (78.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 26 (78.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 26 (78.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (72.73%) Electronics
1 24 (72.73%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 28 (84.85%) .NET Developer
3 24 (72.73%) SQL Developer
4 6 (18.18%) VB Developer
4 6 (18.18%) VB6 Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior VB Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (84.85%) CSS
2 28 (84.85%) HTML
2 28 (84.85%) HTML5
3 26 (78.79%) CSS3
3 26 (78.79%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Android
1 24 (72.73%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Business Intelligence
1 26 (78.79%) Change Management
1 26 (78.79%) E-Commerce
2 5 (15.15%) SDLC
3 3 (9.09%) Time Management
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) Coaching
4 2 (6.06%) Contingency Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) VB
1 33 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 29 (87.88%) SQL
3 26 (78.79%) Ruby
4 24 (72.73%) C
5 7 (21.21%) C#
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) C++
7 2 (6.06%) Java
7 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree