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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 109 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB6 7 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.40% 0.20% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 0.29% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 15
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1084 1033 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 61.66% 67.69% 71.16%
Number of salaries quoted 889 928 1287
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 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 11 (100.00%) VB
2 10 (90.91%) VB.NET
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) C#
4 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle
4 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) WPF
5 7 (63.64%) MVVM
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
7 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
8 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
8 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
9 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 1 (9.09%) VHDL
9 1 (9.09%) Time Management
9 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (9.09%) Marketing
9 1 (9.09%) Banking

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) VB6 Developer
2 7 (63.64%) VB Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) VHDL
2 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Scrum
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) MVVM
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 10 (90.91%) VB.NET
3 9 (81.82%) C#
4 8 (72.73%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
6 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
6 1 (9.09%) VBA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft