The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 31 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 130 130 145
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing VB6 6 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.24% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.61% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 5
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1468 1474 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 59.39% 62.01% 67.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 1328 1657
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
East of England

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

VB6
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

VB6
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 5 £45,000 +38.46% 3
VB6
East of England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 25 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (84.00%) .NET
3 19 (76.00%) C#
3 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (68.00%) VB.NET
5 15 (60.00%) Oracle
6 14 (56.00%) SQL
7 8 (32.00%) Scrum
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 5 (20.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (16.00%) Marketing
10 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (16.00%) WPF
11 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
11 3 (12.00%) Time Management
11 3 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (12.00%) MVVM
11 3 (12.00%) Digital Signal Processing
11 3 (12.00%) Signal Processing
11 3 (12.00%) MATLAB

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (32.00%) VB Developer
3 8 (32.00%) VB6 Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) WPF
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.00%) COM
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) WSDL
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) XSLT
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) Ajax
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) VHDL
3 3 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (8.00%) Physics
5 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Scrum
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.00%) Time Management
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) MVVM
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 3 (12.00%) Signal Processing
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (4.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (76.00%) C#
3 17 (68.00%) VB.NET
4 14 (56.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (12.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Motorola
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