Period
to 21 February 2018

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 February 2018 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 297 280 284
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 -72
Permanent jobs citing VB6 23 27 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.56% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 44
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,275 £23,500
90th Percentile £48,625 £53,375 £45,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% -3.75%

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 4,919 4,855 4,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.89% 46.95% 45.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4,101 4,117 4,369
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 February 2018.

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 February 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
Staffordshire +17 9 £30,000 -14.29%
Shropshire +12 7 £40,000 +20.30%
Worcestershire +10 5 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 - 2
Coventry - 1 £41,500 -
VB6
England

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

1 23 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (91.30%) .NET
3 20 (86.96%) VB.NET
3 20 (86.96%) SQL
4 15 (65.22%) C#
5 12 (52.17%) HTML
5 12 (52.17%) CSS
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
6 10 (43.48%) HTML5
7 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
8 7 (30.43%) C
8 7 (30.43%) Java
8 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
8 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (26.09%) Change Management
9 6 (26.09%) Electronics
9 6 (26.09%) WinForms
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (26.09%) Retail
9 6 (26.09%) Ruby
9 6 (26.09%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (26.09%) C++
9 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 6 (26.09%) MySQL
9 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (26.09%) Android

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) CA Gen
General
1 6 (26.09%) Electronics
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) .NET Developer
3 15 (65.22%) VB Developer
3 15 (65.22%) VB.NET Developer
3 15 (65.22%) VB6 Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior VB Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
2 12 (52.17%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) HTML5
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
5 6 (26.09%) CSS3
5 6 (26.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (26.09%) WinForms
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (17.39%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Android
1 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
2 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) RUP
6 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) VB
2 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 20 (86.96%) VB.NET
3 15 (65.22%) C#
4 7 (30.43%) C
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
5 6 (26.09%) C++
5 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (26.09%) Ruby
6 2 (8.70%) VBA
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) BEA
2 1 (4.35%) Informatica
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Pega
2 1 (4.35%) webMethods