The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 32 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.25% 0.78% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 1.36% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% -2.35%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Croydon region.

Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 147 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 47.75% 57.20% 57.00%
Number of salaries quoted 76 116 173
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

VB6
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Croydon region.

VB6 Salary Trend in Croydon

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) COBOL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Quality Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Data Quality Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) COBOL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow