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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 256 298 301
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.075% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 17
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
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
3651 5008 5606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 54.55% 49.10% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3271 4498 4870
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) VB
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) WinForms
5 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
5 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
5 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) COBOL
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) Open Source
5 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
5 5 (41.67%) SDLC
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (33.33%) WPF
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Front Office
6 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (16.67%) SOAP
8 2 (16.67%) Web Services
8 2 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) XSD
8 2 (16.67%) XSL
8 2 (16.67%) XSLT
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) PuTTY
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
1 2 (16.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) FitNesse
1 2 (16.67%) NCrunch
1 2 (16.67%) NUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (16.67%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (33.33%) WPF Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Tester
4 3 (25.00%) UAT Tester
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) WinForms
3 4 (33.33%) WPF
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) XML Schema
5 2 (16.67%) XSD
5 2 (16.67%) XSL
5 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
1 5 (41.67%) SDLC
1 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) COBOL
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
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