The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 218 174 258
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +84
Permanent jobs citing VB6 41 72 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 1.01% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 1.77% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 31 59 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 £37,500 £28,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4002 4069 5272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.43% 56.87% 58.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3369 3639 4569
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VB6
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

VB6 Salary Trend in the East of England

VB6
Salary Histogram in the East of England

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

VB6 Salary Histogram in the East of England

VB6
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the East of England 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
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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
Bedfordshire +16 20 £40,000 +6.66%
Hertfordshire -51 13 £40,000 +14.28%
Cambridgeshire -7 10 £45,000 +38.46%
Suffolk +3 1 £27,500 -4.34% 2
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 89 (100.00%) VB
2 75 (84.27%) .NET
3 67 (75.28%) SQL
4 55 (61.80%) VB.NET
5 53 (59.55%) SQL Server
6 52 (58.43%) C#
7 41 (46.07%) Microsoft
8 40 (44.94%) Visual Studio
9 39 (43.82%) ASP.NET
10 33 (37.08%) JavaScript
11 27 (30.34%) WPF
12 25 (28.09%) HTML
12 25 (28.09%) Oracle
13 22 (24.72%) .NET Framework
14 21 (23.60%) Web Services
14 21 (23.60%) Crystal Reports
15 20 (22.47%) XML
15 20 (22.47%) CSS
16 18 (20.22%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (19.10%) Degree
18 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
18 16 (17.98%) Scrum
18 16 (17.98%) T-SQL
18 16 (17.98%) Team Foundation Server
19 15 (16.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 14 (15.73%) Finance
20 14 (15.73%) C++
20 14 (15.73%) PL/SQL
21 13 (14.61%) Ajax
21 13 (14.61%) Relational Database

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 6 (6.74%) CMS
2 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Office
2 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) LAN
1 1 (1.12%) VoIP
1 1 (1.12%) WAN
1 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (59.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.60%) Crystal Reports
3 18 (20.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (14.61%) Relational Database
5 12 (13.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (10.11%) Oracle Database
7 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.37%) MS Access
10 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.12%) MySQL
11 1 (1.12%) SQLite
11 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 7
11 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 40 (44.94%) Visual Studio
2 16 (17.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (16.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (7.87%) Subversion
5 6 (6.74%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.12%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (1.12%) MSI
7 1 (1.12%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.12%) PVCS
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
4 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Billing
5 2 (2.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (78.65%) Developer
2 29 (32.58%) Software Developer
3 15 (16.85%) .NET Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Software Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Analyst
5 10 (11.24%) VB.NET Developer
5 10 (11.24%) VB Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Analyst Developer
6 9 (10.11%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) VB6 Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Analyst Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Graduate Support Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Graduate
9 4 (4.49%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (84.27%) .NET
2 39 (43.82%) ASP.NET
3 27 (30.34%) WPF
4 25 (28.09%) HTML
5 22 (24.72%) .NET Framework
6 21 (23.60%) Web Services
7 20 (22.47%) XML
7 20 (22.47%) CSS
8 13 (14.61%) Ajax
9 12 (13.48%) Middleware
10 9 (10.11%) Silverlight
10 9 (10.11%) jQuery
11 8 (8.99%) WCF
11 8 (8.99%) XSLT
12 6 (6.74%) WSDL
13 5 (5.62%) WinForms
14 2 (2.25%) COM
15 1 (1.12%) Classic ASP
15 1 (1.12%) MSMQ
15 1 (1.12%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.62%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.25%) EPoS
3 2 (2.25%) VHDL
3 2 (2.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.12%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Android
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) Scrum
1 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
2 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.99%) Waterfall
4 7 (7.87%) Time Management
4 7 (7.87%) MVC
4 7 (7.87%) MVVM
5 6 (6.74%) TDD
5 6 (6.74%) BCP
6 5 (5.62%) UML
7 4 (4.49%) OO
7 4 (4.49%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.49%) ITIL
7 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.49%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.37%) Software Architecture
8 3 (3.37%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.25%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (2.25%) Unified Process
9 2 (2.25%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) VB
2 67 (75.28%) SQL
3 55 (61.80%) VB.NET
4 52 (58.43%) C#
5 33 (37.08%) JavaScript
6 16 (17.98%) T-SQL
7 14 (15.73%) C++
7 14 (15.73%) PL/SQL
8 12 (13.48%) C
9 6 (6.74%) Java
9 6 (6.74%) VBScript
9 6 (6.74%) XAML
10 5 (5.62%) VBA
10 5 (5.62%) Delphi
11 4 (4.49%) PHP
12 2 (2.25%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.12%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 17 (19.10%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.12%) HNC
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 41 (46.07%) Microsoft
2 25 (28.09%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.25%) Twitter
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