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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 290 317 316
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB6 7 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.071% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 18
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £56,000 £65,300
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
5055 6777 6357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.18% 53.07% 53.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4469 5879 5622
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
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 £40,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 26 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (65.38%) .NET
3 16 (61.54%) SQL
4 15 (57.69%) C#
5 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) Migration
8 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
9 5 (19.23%) MCP
9 5 (19.23%) QA
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
11 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
12 2 (7.69%) WinForms
12 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
12 2 (7.69%) System Testing
12 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
12 2 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
12 2 (7.69%) Tableau
12 2 (7.69%) VBA
12 2 (7.69%) Oracle
12 2 (7.69%) HTML
12 2 (7.69%) Java
12 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
12 2 (7.69%) MATLAB
12 2 (7.69%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) AWS Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) VB Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (7.69%) VB Developer
5 1 (3.85%) VB Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) WinForms
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.69%) System Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
4 2 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) VB
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.69%) VBA
6 2 (7.69%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Tableau
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago