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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 307 317 287
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -30
Permanent jobs citing VB6 8 15 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.072% 0.13% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.23% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 49
Average salary £41,500 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.87% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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
5766 6646 6452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.90% 55.51% 53.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5107 5902 6026
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 20 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (95.00%) .NET
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 11 (55.00%) C#
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (40.00%) XML
6 8 (40.00%) VBA
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) Windows
8 6 (30.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) Java
8 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
9 5 (25.00%) CSS
9 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 5 (25.00%) Finance
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle
10 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
10 4 (20.00%) Derivative
11 3 (15.00%) Degree
11 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
11 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Workflow
11 3 (15.00%) Banking
11 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (15.00%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.00%) Moq
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Japanese Language
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) ASP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) VBA Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) XML
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) Classic ASP
6 3 (15.00%) WinForms
7 2 (10.00%) XSD
8 1 (5.00%) Middleware
8 1 (5.00%) STL
8 1 (5.00%) COM
8 1 (5.00%) Spring
8 1 (5.00%) WCF
8 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Derivative
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.00%) Physics
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (15.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) System Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) VB
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) VBA
5 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
7 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (15.00%) C++
9 2 (10.00%) VBScript
9 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
10 1 (5.00%) C++/CLI
10 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Tableau
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) DataSynapse
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.00%) Aruba