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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 306 295 298
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB6 12 26 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.40% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 40
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
5977 6444 6914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.06% 55.26% 54.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5219 5795 6459
Average salary £54,250 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 26 (100.00%) VB
2 23 (88.46%) .NET
3 17 (65.38%) SQL
4 16 (61.54%) C#
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
6 10 (38.46%) VBA
6 10 (38.46%) Finance
7 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
7 9 (34.62%) XML
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
8 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
9 7 (26.92%) HTML
9 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (26.92%) Asset Management
10 6 (23.08%) WinForms
10 6 (23.08%) Java
10 6 (23.08%) Windows
11 5 (19.23%) CSS
11 5 (19.23%) Oracle
11 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
11 5 (19.23%) UNIX
11 5 (19.23%) Derivative
12 4 (15.38%) Degree
12 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
12 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
13 3 (11.54%) VBScript
13 3 (11.54%) C++
13 3 (11.54%) Classic ASP
13 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Moq
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Front Office
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Japanese Language
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
3 3 (11.54%) WinForms Developer
3 3 (11.54%) ASP Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Quantitative Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Developer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
2 9 (34.62%) XML
3 7 (26.92%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) WinForms
5 5 (19.23%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) Classic ASP
7 2 (7.69%) XSD
8 1 (3.85%) STL
8 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.85%) COM
8 1 (3.85%) Middleware
8 1 (3.85%) WCF
8 1 (3.85%) WPF
8 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Derivative
2 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.69%) Physics
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Equities
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Asset Management
2 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Workflow
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
4 2 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (7.69%) System Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) ETL
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Test Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 16 (61.54%) C#
4 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
4 10 (38.46%) VBA
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 6 (23.08%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
8 3 (11.54%) VBScript
8 3 (11.54%) C++
9 2 (7.69%) MATLAB
10 1 (3.85%) Perl
10 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.85%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Tableau
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) DataSynapse
4 1 (3.85%) FactSet
4 1 (3.85%) Aruba
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore