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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 111 96 116
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs citing VB6 3 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.96% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 1.52% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 7
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1150 919 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.34% 63.12% 70.23%
Number of salaries quoted 919 772 1132
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 19 December 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) VB
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (70.00%) WPF
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) MVVM
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (10.00%) Banking
8 1 (10.00%) Telecoms

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) VB Developer
2 6 (60.00%) VB6 Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) WPF
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Kendo UI
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) MVVM
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle