The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 163 139 131
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB6 14 19 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.37% 0.60% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 1.14% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 41
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £28,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB6
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1961 1661 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 52.50% 52.07% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1682 1450 1541
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VB6
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

VB6 Salary Trend in the East Midlands

VB6
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

VB6
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +4 10 £35,000 +45.83%
Leicestershire -6 4 £30,000 -25.00%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 27 (100.00%) VB
2 25 (92.59%) C#
3 24 (88.89%) SQL
4 21 (77.78%) .NET
5 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
6 17 (62.96%) VB.NET
7 16 (59.26%) T-SQL
7 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
8 15 (55.56%) .NET Framework
9 12 (44.44%) jQuery
9 12 (44.44%) HTML
10 11 (40.74%) MVC
11 9 (33.33%) IIS
11 9 (33.33%) OOP
11 9 (33.33%) OO
11 9 (33.33%) XML
12 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
12 8 (29.63%) ActiveX
12 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
12 8 (29.63%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (29.63%) Subversion
12 8 (29.63%) LINQ
12 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (29.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (29.63%) LINQ to SQL
12 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (22.22%) PHP
13 6 (22.22%) Windows
14 5 (18.52%) Linux
14 5 (18.52%) XSL

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 9 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (18.52%) MySQL
4 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
1 8 (29.63%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) TestComplete
2 4 (14.81%) NUnit
2 4 (14.81%) CruiseControl
2 4 (14.81%) MSBuild
3 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) VB.NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) VB Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Support Technician
3 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
3 5 (18.52%) VB6 Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Applications Support
3 5 (18.52%) Applications Support Technician
4 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 12 (44.44%) HTML
3 12 (44.44%) jQuery
4 9 (33.33%) XML
5 8 (29.63%) ActiveX
5 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
5 8 (29.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (29.63%) LINQ to SQL
5 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (29.63%) LINQ
6 5 (18.52%) XSL
6 5 (18.52%) Ajax
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (14.81%) JSON
7 4 (14.81%) WCF
7 4 (14.81%) WPF
7 4 (14.81%) WinForms
7 4 (14.81%) CSS
7 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Physics
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) MVC
2 9 (33.33%) OOP
2 9 (33.33%) OO
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Functional Programming
4 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.81%) E-Procurement
4 4 (14.81%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) Web Design
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) VB
2 25 (92.59%) C#
3 24 (88.89%) SQL
4 17 (62.96%) VB.NET
5 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
5 16 (59.26%) T-SQL
6 6 (22.22%) PHP
7 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
7 5 (18.52%) VBScript
7 5 (18.52%) Perl
7 5 (18.52%) VBA
8 4 (14.81%) PHP5
9 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft