The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 110 88 108
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.25% 1.55% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 2.40% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 7
Average salary £30,250 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.77% +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
VB6
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1089 916 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.73% 64.55% 63.31%
Number of salaries quoted 886 794 959
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VB6
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Cambridge

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) VB
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) WPF
3 4 (50.00%) MVVM
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) VB Developer
2 4 (50.00%) VB6 Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Applications Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) WPF
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) MVVM
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle