The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 198 211 231
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +20
Permanent jobs citing VB6 12 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 8
Average salary £39,000 £37,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.31% +6.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2146 2163 2962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 38.88% 39.46% 49.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1763 1932 2594
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

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

VB6 Salary Histogram in Berkshire

VB6
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Reading - 3 £45,000 -
Slough - 2 £29,000 -
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (80.77%) VB.NET
2 21 (80.77%) .NET
3 20 (76.92%) C#
4 15 (57.69%) SQL
4 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
5 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (46.15%) VBA
7 11 (42.31%) Windows
7 11 (42.31%) DTS
8 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
8 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
9 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
10 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
11 6 (23.08%) Degree
11 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
11 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 6 (23.08%) OOD
12 4 (15.38%) HTML
13 3 (11.54%) Java
13 3 (11.54%) PHP
13 3 (11.54%) VBScript
13 3 (11.54%) IIS
14 2 (7.69%) MS Office
14 2 (7.69%) ITIL
14 2 (7.69%) MySQL
14 2 (7.69%) Oracle

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (42.31%) DTS
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) NCover
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 20 (76.92%) .NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) Java EE
4 2 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
5 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) GIS
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) OOD
1 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
2 2 (7.69%) Document Management
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) MVC
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) TDD
3 1 (3.85%) UML
3 1 (3.85%) OO
3 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) System Testing
3 1 (3.85%) ERD
3 1 (3.85%) ETL
3 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (80.77%) VB.NET
3 20 (76.92%) C#
4 15 (57.69%) SQL
5 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (46.15%) VBA
7 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.54%) PHP
8 3 (11.54%) VBScript
8 3 (11.54%) Java
9 1 (3.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Informatica