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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 315 295 305
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB6 7 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.36% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 32
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
6136 6642 7119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.36% 56.17% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5342 6005 6631
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in the City of London

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) VB
2 24 (88.89%) .NET
3 17 (62.96%) C#
4 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 13 (48.15%) VB.NET
5 13 (48.15%) VBA
6 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 11 (40.74%) Finance
7 10 (37.04%) HTML
7 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
8 8 (29.63%) Windows
8 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
8 8 (29.63%) XML
9 7 (25.93%) CSS
9 7 (25.93%) Asset Management
10 6 (22.22%) Degree
10 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 6 (22.22%) WinForms
11 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
11 5 (18.52%) UNIX
11 5 (18.52%) Derivative
12 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
12 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
12 4 (14.81%) Banking
12 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
12 4 (14.81%) Java
12 4 (14.81%) Oracle
12 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.41%) MS Access
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (3.70%) Moq
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Front Office
3 3 (11.11%) Billing
3 3 (11.11%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Applications Support
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Developer
3 3 (11.11%) ASP Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Excel Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
3 8 (29.63%) XML
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
5 6 (22.22%) WinForms
6 3 (11.11%) Classic ASP
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.41%) Silverlight
7 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.70%) Middleware
8 1 (3.70%) COM
8 1 (3.70%) STL
8 1 (3.70%) WCF
8 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Derivative
2 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.11%) Replication
4 2 (7.41%) Statistics
4 2 (7.41%) Physics
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 2 (7.41%) NHS
4 2 (7.41%) Equities
5 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Asset Management
2 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
4 3 (11.11%) Workflow
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Test Management
5 2 (7.41%) System Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (62.96%) C#
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 13 (48.15%) VB.NET
4 13 (48.15%) VBA
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 3 (11.11%) C++
8 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 2 (7.41%) VBScript
8 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.70%) Perl
9 1 (3.70%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Juniper
3 3 (11.11%) Apple
3 3 (11.11%) Aruba
4 2 (7.41%) FactSet
4 2 (7.41%) Tableau
4 2 (7.41%) Sybase
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.70%) DataSynapse
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus+package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Salary: £220 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago