The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 223 214
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.078% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 7
Average salary - £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
VB6
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2070 2554 2547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 34.69% 43.01% 47.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 2169 2223
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VB6
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Berkshire

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 12 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (50.00%) OOD
4 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) DTS
5 3 (25.00%) VBA
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) MySQL
6 2 (16.67%) Java EE
6 2 (16.67%) Hadoop

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) DTS
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Delphi Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (50.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) VBA
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared