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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 294 317 305
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB6 13 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 19
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
5314 6616 6459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.49% 52.55% 54.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4672 5728 5738
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 April 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram in the City of London

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) VB
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 15 (48.39%) C#
3 15 (48.39%) .NET
4 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
5 9 (29.03%) VBA
5 9 (29.03%) Finance
6 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
7 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
8 6 (19.35%) Migration
8 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (16.13%) QA
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle
9 5 (16.13%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
9 5 (16.13%) MCP
10 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.90%) Equities
10 4 (12.90%) Derivative
11 3 (9.68%) Degree
11 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
11 3 (9.68%) Banking
11 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
11 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
12 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
12 2 (6.45%) MVC
12 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
12 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) AWS Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) VB Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.45%) VB Developer
5 2 (6.45%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Excel Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Excel Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Excel VBA Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) VBA Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) WinForms
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Equities
1 4 (12.90%) Derivative
2 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (19.35%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) MVC
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.45%) System Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) VB
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 15 (48.39%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) VBA
5 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.45%) C++
7 2 (6.45%) Java
7 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) MCP
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Tableau
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago