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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 294 327 301
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -26
Permanent jobs citing VB6 12 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.084% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.15% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 24
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £51,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £56,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
5416 6504 6090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.67% 54.89% 51.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 5684 5653
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 24 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (70.83%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) VBA
3 14 (58.33%) .NET
4 8 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (33.33%) Derivative
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (20.83%) C++
8 4 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
8 4 (16.67%) Equities
9 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
9 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 3 (12.50%) Workflow
9 3 (12.50%) Migration
9 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.50%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Moq
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Applications Support
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Quantitative Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) VBA Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) XSD
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) COM
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Derivative
2 4 (16.67%) Equities
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Fixed Income
4 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.33%) Physics
5 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.50%) Workflow
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Document Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (70.83%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) VBA
4 8 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (20.83%) C++
7 4 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (8.33%) VBScript
10 1 (4.17%) Perl
10 1 (4.17%) Python
10 1 (4.17%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) DataSynapse
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
MSM Software
Salary: From £34,000 to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 25 days ago