The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 300 330 310
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB6 3 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.073% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.055% 0.14% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 21
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £59,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
VB6
London

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5463 6456 6628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.58% 52.25% 55.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4779 5559 5970
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VB6
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

VB6 Salary Trend in the City of London

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 13 (100.00%) VB
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
3 9 (69.23%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
9 1 (7.69%) NUnit
9 1 (7.69%) Banking
9 1 (7.69%) JSON
9 1 (7.69%) WinForms
9 1 (7.69%) MVC
9 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
9 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
9 1 (7.69%) WCF
9 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (7.69%) NCrunch
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
9 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 1 (7.69%) SOAP
9 1 (7.69%) Web Services
9 1 (7.69%) XML

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
2 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
2 1 (7.69%) NCrunch
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) VB Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) VB Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSD
2 1 (7.69%) XSL
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
2 1 (7.69%) XML Schema
2 1 (7.69%) WinForms
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (69.23%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle