The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 81 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB6 18 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.56% 0.74% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.35% 1.78% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 13
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB6
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
538 394 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 46.58% 41.91% 48.14%
Number of salaries quoted 477 387 447
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VB6
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

VB6
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

VB6
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 10 £40,000 -
Dunstable -4 4 £37,500 -3.22%
VB6
East of England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB6.

1 29 (100.00%) VB
2 27 (93.10%) .NET
3 23 (79.31%) C#
4 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
5 20 (68.97%) VB.NET
5 20 (68.97%) SQL
6 19 (65.52%) Visual Studio
6 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
7 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
8 17 (58.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
9 15 (51.72%) HTML
10 14 (48.28%) Crystal Reports
10 14 (48.28%) XML
11 11 (37.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 9 (31.03%) MS Office
12 9 (31.03%) C++
13 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
13 8 (27.59%) Business Objects
13 8 (27.59%) Windows
13 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
14 7 (24.14%) Degree
14 7 (24.14%) CSS
15 6 (20.69%) Web Services
15 6 (20.69%) XSLT
15 6 (20.69%) C
15 6 (20.69%) TDD
15 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 14 (48.28%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) MS Access
5 1 (3.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Visual Studio
2 17 (58.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (37.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (20.69%) Subversion
4 6 (20.69%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) Software Developer
3 10 (34.48%) .NET Developer
4 9 (31.03%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.45%) VB Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
3 15 (51.72%) HTML
4 14 (48.28%) XML
5 7 (24.14%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) XSLT
6 6 (20.69%) WSDL
6 6 (20.69%) jQuery
6 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
6 6 (20.69%) WCF
6 6 (20.69%) Silverlight
7 4 (13.79%) WPF
8 3 (10.34%) WinForms
9 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (3.45%) LINQ
9 1 (3.45%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) EPoS
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
3 6 (20.69%) TDD
3 6 (20.69%) BCP
3 6 (20.69%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Time Management
5 3 (10.34%) Software Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (6.90%) Unified Process
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) RUP
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) VB
2 23 (79.31%) C#
3 20 (68.97%) VB.NET
3 20 (68.97%) SQL
4 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) C++
6 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
7 6 (20.69%) C
7 6 (20.69%) XAML
8 2 (6.90%) Java
9 1 (3.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle