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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 152 151 152
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB6 20 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.95% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 1.65% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 15
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,700 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,800 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
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
1743 2186 1603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 51.52% 57.60% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1518 1890 1441
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
(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
Leicestershire +11 13 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 2 £27,250 - 1
Derbyshire +16 1 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 30 (100.00%) VB
2 27 (90.00%) .NET
3 24 (80.00%) SQL
4 21 (70.00%) C#
5 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 16 (53.33%) VB.NET
7 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
9 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
10 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (20.00%) Subversion
11 5 (16.67%) Java
11 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
11 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
11 5 (16.67%) WPF
11 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (16.67%) MVVM
12 4 (13.33%) C
12 4 (13.33%) COBOL
12 4 (13.33%) XSLT
12 4 (13.33%) MCAD
12 4 (13.33%) Adabas
12 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (13.33%) Firmware
12 4 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (13.33%) NATURAL
12 4 (13.33%) JCL

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Adabas
3 2 (6.67%) DB2
3 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) Subversion
3 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.33%) TestComplete
4 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (13.33%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 9 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (23.33%) VB6 Developer
5 7 (23.33%) VB Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 5 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) AWS Developer
8 3 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.67%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
9 2 (6.67%) COBOL Programmer
9 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (6.67%) COBOL Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.00%) XML
4 5 (16.67%) WPF
5 4 (13.33%) jQuery
5 4 (13.33%) XSLT
5 4 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (6.67%) XSL
6 2 (6.67%) HTML
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (3.33%) Java SE
7 1 (3.33%) Java EE
7 1 (3.33%) J2EE
7 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
7 1 (3.33%) WinForms
7 1 (3.33%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Graphic Design
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) MVVM
2 4 (13.33%) MVC
2 4 (13.33%) Web Design
2 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) OOP
5 1 (3.33%) OO
5 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) VB
2 24 (80.00%) SQL
3 21 (70.00%) C#
4 16 (53.33%) VB.NET
5 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (13.33%) C
8 4 (13.33%) COBOL
8 4 (13.33%) NATURAL
8 4 (13.33%) JCL
8 4 (13.33%) MATLAB
9 2 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) MCAD
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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