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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 160 166 150
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB6 17 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.32% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 0.61% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 27
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
1775 1976 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 48.67% 52.55% 54.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1532 1751 1562
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 -1 10 £32,500 -7.14%
Leicestershire +13 5 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Derbyshire - 1 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £40,000 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) VB
2 29 (74.36%) .NET
3 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
4 27 (69.23%) SQL
5 22 (56.41%) VB.NET
5 22 (56.41%) C#
6 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 15 (38.46%) XML
7 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
8 13 (33.33%) Java
9 12 (30.77%) COBOL
9 12 (30.77%) XSLT
9 12 (30.77%) Adabas
9 12 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (30.77%) NATURAL
9 12 (30.77%) JCL
9 12 (30.77%) WebSphere
10 10 (25.64%) CA Endevor
10 10 (25.64%) IBM
10 10 (25.64%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (23.08%) DB2
12 6 (15.38%) ActiveX
12 6 (15.38%) Windows
13 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
14 4 (10.26%) MVVM
14 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (10.26%) SDLC
14 4 (10.26%) Subversion
14 4 (10.26%) WPF
14 4 (10.26%) ISO 9001

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) LabWindows
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) WLAN
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) Wireless
1 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.77%) Adabas
3 10 (25.64%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (23.08%) DB2
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst Programmer
2 10 (25.64%) Programmer
2 10 (25.64%) VB Developer
2 10 (25.64%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 10 (25.64%) COBOL Programmer
2 10 (25.64%) VB6 Developer
2 10 (25.64%) COBOL Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (10.26%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) AWS Developer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (74.36%) .NET
2 15 (38.46%) XML
2 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 12 (30.77%) XSLT
3 12 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (15.38%) ActiveX
5 4 (10.26%) WPF
6 3 (7.69%) HTML
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.13%) WinForms
8 1 (2.56%) Java SE
8 1 (2.56%) Java EE
8 1 (2.56%) COM+
8 1 (2.56%) DCOM
8 1 (2.56%) Web Services
8 1 (2.56%) XSL
8 1 (2.56%) J2EE
8 1 (2.56%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Xbox
2 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) MVVM
1 4 (10.26%) SDLC
2 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.56%) Change Control
3 1 (2.56%) Web Application Development
3 1 (2.56%) Android Development
3 1 (2.56%) Migration
3 1 (2.56%) Scrum
3 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.56%) Multithreading
3 1 (2.56%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) VB
2 27 (69.23%) SQL
3 22 (56.41%) VB.NET
3 22 (56.41%) C#
4 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
5 13 (33.33%) Java
6 12 (30.77%) COBOL
6 12 (30.77%) NATURAL
6 12 (30.77%) JCL
7 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.69%) VBScript
9 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) MCAD
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) IBM
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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