Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 289 301
Rank change year-on-year +24 +12 -45
Permanent jobs citing VB6 19 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.50% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 31
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +12.68% +18.33%
10th Percentile £28,200 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,250 £43,750
England median annual salary £38,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.25% +6.67%

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 3,437 5,176 5,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 42.31% 51.55% 46.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,869 4,417 4,270
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,162
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.14% +1.72%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +31 14 £42,500 +21.43% 5
Birmingham +8 3 £31,000 -31.11%
Worcestershire -4 2 £35,000 -26.32% 1
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 19 (100.00%) VB
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (94.74%) .NET
3 17 (89.47%) VB.NET
3 17 (89.47%) SQL
4 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
5 13 (68.42%) SDLC
6 6 (31.58%) C#
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
8 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
8 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
8 3 (15.79%) Legal
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.79%) Android
8 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.79%) DevExpress
9 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (5.26%) Web Development
9 1 (5.26%) WCF
9 1 (5.26%) WPF
9 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008

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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) .NET Developer
2 13 (68.42%) VB.NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Team Leader
4 4 (21.05%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior VB.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (10.53%) VB Developer
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET Team Leader
6 2 (10.53%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) SDLC
2 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 17 (89.47%) VB.NET
3 6 (31.58%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) DevExpress