The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 322 304 291
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB6 9 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.073% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.32% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 39
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6457 6628 7135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.30% 55.55% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5561 5970 6635
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
London

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 35 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (88.57%) .NET
3 23 (65.71%) C#
4 21 (60.00%) VB.NET
4 21 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 20 (57.14%) SQL
6 17 (48.57%) VBA
7 16 (45.71%) Finance
8 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (34.29%) HTML
10 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
11 9 (25.71%) XML
12 8 (22.86%) Asset Management
13 7 (20.00%) CSS
13 7 (20.00%) Windows
13 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 7 (20.00%) Oracle
14 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
14 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
14 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
14 6 (17.14%) WinForms
14 6 (17.14%) Degree
14 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (14.29%) Banking
15 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (14.29%) Derivative
15 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
15 5 (14.29%) Front Office
15 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) HFM
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (11.43%) MS Access
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.86%) MySQL
7 1 (2.86%) DTS
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) Subversion
3 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.86%) Moq
6 1 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Front Office
3 3 (8.57%) Japanese Language
3 3 (8.57%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) WinForms Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Developer
4 3 (8.57%) ASP Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Quantitative Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Excel Developer
5 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) HTML
3 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
4 9 (25.71%) XML
5 7 (20.00%) CSS
6 6 (17.14%) WinForms
7 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.43%) ADO.NET
9 3 (8.57%) Silverlight
9 3 (8.57%) Classic ASP
10 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 1 (2.86%) WCF
10 1 (2.86%) WPF
10 1 (2.86%) Ajax
10 1 (2.86%) ADO
10 1 (2.86%) STL
10 1 (2.86%) COM
10 1 (2.86%) Rendezvous
10 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Derivative
2 3 (8.57%) Equities
2 3 (8.57%) Replication
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.57%) NHS
3 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.71%) Statistics
3 2 (5.71%) Market Risk
3 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Asset Management
2 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
3 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.43%) Test Management
4 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
4 4 (11.43%) Change Control
5 3 (8.57%) Time Management
5 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.57%) MVC
5 3 (8.57%) Workflow
5 3 (8.57%) ETL
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.71%) System Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) VB
2 23 (65.71%) C#
3 21 (60.00%) VB.NET
4 20 (57.14%) SQL
5 17 (48.57%) VBA
6 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
8 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
9 3 (8.57%) VBScript
10 2 (5.71%) MATLAB
10 2 (5.71%) Java
11 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.86%) C++/CLI
11 1 (2.86%) C++
11 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (8.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Sybase
4 3 (8.57%) FactSet
4 3 (8.57%) Aruba
4 3 (8.57%) Apple
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Juniper
5 2 (5.71%) Tableau
6 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.86%) DataSynapse
6 1 (2.86%) Serena
6 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.86%) Remedy