The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 114 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.23% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.36% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1124 1108 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.54% 66.83% 73.53%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1014 1146
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
Cambridgeshire

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 23 July 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) VB
2 27 (90.00%) .NET
3 24 (80.00%) C#
4 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
5 20 (66.67%) VB.NET
6 18 (60.00%) Oracle
7 17 (56.67%) SQL
8 12 (40.00%) Finance
9 10 (33.33%) Scrum
10 8 (26.67%) Mathematics
10 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
11 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
11 7 (23.33%) Degree
12 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
12 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
13 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (13.33%) Marketing
14 4 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 4 (13.33%) WPF
15 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
15 3 (10.00%) Time Management
15 3 (10.00%) MVVM
15 3 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
15 3 (10.00%) Signal Processing
15 3 (10.00%) Performance Analysis

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) Software Developer
3 10 (33.33%) VB Developer
3 10 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Programmer
8 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Programmer
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (13.33%) WPF
4 3 (10.00%) COM
5 1 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) XSLT
5 1 (3.33%) WSDL
5 1 (3.33%) Ajax
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) VHDL
3 3 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (6.67%) Physics
5 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Scrum
2 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Time Management
4 3 (10.00%) MVVM
4 3 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 3 (10.00%) Signal Processing
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.33%) OO
5 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) VB
2 24 (80.00%) C#
3 20 (66.67%) VB.NET
4 17 (56.67%) SQL
5 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (10.00%) VBA
7 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Motorola
3 1 (3.33%) Brady
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