The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 136 126 148
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Permanent jobs citing VB6 10 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.40% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 0.63% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 8
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB6
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1471 1426 1937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 59.24% 62.54% 66.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1264 1726
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 1 September 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 -1 9 £45,000 +38.46%
VB6
East of England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 19 (100.00%) VB
2 16 (84.21%) .NET
3 15 (78.95%) VB.NET
3 15 (78.95%) C#
3 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
4 12 (63.16%) SQL
4 12 (63.16%) Oracle
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
6 8 (42.11%) WPF
7 7 (36.84%) MVVM
8 6 (31.58%) Finance
9 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
9 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
10 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
10 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (21.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
11 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
12 2 (10.53%) VHDL
12 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
12 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
12 2 (10.53%) COM
12 2 (10.53%) ITIL
12 2 (10.53%) VBA

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) VB Developer
2 8 (42.11%) VB6 Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Software Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) WPF
3 2 (10.53%) COM
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) VHDL
3 2 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.26%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Scrum
2 7 (36.84%) MVVM
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Signal Processing
5 2 (10.53%) Signal Processing
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) VB
2 15 (78.95%) VB.NET
2 15 (78.95%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VBA
5 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft