Period
to 21 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 306 260
Rank change year-on-year +11 -46 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB6 28 33 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.29% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.63% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 62
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% +13.60% -11.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,100 £23,500
90th Percentile £47,000 £53,750 £38,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5291 5223 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.88% 45.83% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4575 4364 4565
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,050 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,375 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 November 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 November 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 -3 14 £40,000 +12.68%
Worcestershire - 7 £47,500 - 1
Staffordshire +5 6 £35,000 -3.45% 4
Birmingham +31 1 £45,000 -18.18%
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (100.00%) VB
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (96.43%) VB.NET
3 23 (82.14%) SQL
4 22 (78.57%) HTML
4 22 (78.57%) CSS
5 20 (71.43%) HTML5
6 15 (53.57%) C
7 14 (50.00%) C#
7 14 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (50.00%) E-Commerce
7 14 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (50.00%) MySQL
7 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (50.00%) Change Management
7 14 (50.00%) Electronics
7 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (50.00%) Retail
7 14 (50.00%) Ruby
7 14 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (50.00%) Android
7 14 (50.00%) Apple iOS
7 14 (50.00%) CSS3
8 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
9 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
10 8 (28.57%) C++
10 8 (28.57%) Java
10 8 (28.57%) JavaScript

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 14 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (50.00%) MySQL
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (50.00%) Electronics
1 14 (50.00%) Retail
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 21 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (64.29%) VB Developer
3 18 (64.29%) VB6 Developer
4 14 (50.00%) SQL Developer
5 12 (42.86%) VB.NET Developer
6 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
6 8 (28.57%) Senior VB Developer
6 8 (28.57%) Senior VB6 Developer
7 7 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
7 7 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (78.57%) CSS
2 22 (78.57%) HTML
3 20 (71.43%) HTML5
4 14 (50.00%) CSS3
4 14 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (21.43%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Android
1 14 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) Change Management
1 14 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) VB
2 27 (96.43%) VB.NET
3 23 (82.14%) SQL
4 15 (53.57%) C
5 14 (50.00%) C#
5 14 (50.00%) Ruby
6 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
7 8 (28.57%) C++
7 8 (28.57%) Java
7 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft