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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 113 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.13% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.21% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 17
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1108 971 1546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.39% 65.43% 71.51%
Number of salaries quoted 856 847 1374
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) WPF
3 7 (77.78%) MVVM
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (44.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) VB6 Developer
2 7 (77.78%) VB Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) MVVM
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle