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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 121 95 129
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +34
Permanent jobs citing VB6 2 29 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% 1.57% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 2.97% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 6
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +10.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
832 977 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.69% 52.73% 55.11%
Number of salaries quoted 686 792 1079
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

VB6
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

VB6
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Milton Keynes -11 2 £37,500 -7.40%
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (50.00%) C
4 3 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (50.00%) JSP
4 3 (50.00%) Struts
4 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) ProC
4 3 (50.00%) Remedy
4 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VBScript
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (50.00%) ProC
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) JSP
2 3 (50.00%) Struts
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) C
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft