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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 222 189 244
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +55
Permanent jobs citing VB6 38 54 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.76% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.36% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29 43 40
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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
3968 3966 5440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 50.67% 56.16% 59.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3233 3482 4812
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Hertfordshire -39 15 £30,000 -18.91% 3
Bedfordshire -2 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Suffolk +11 7 £22,500 -25.00%
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £45,000 +42.85%
Norfolk +10 1 £32,000 -4.47% 1
Essex - 1 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 87 (100.00%) VB
2 80 (91.95%) .NET
3 66 (75.86%) SQL
4 58 (66.67%) VB.NET
5 56 (64.37%) SQL Server
6 54 (62.07%) C#
7 49 (56.32%) Microsoft
8 47 (54.02%) ASP.NET
9 43 (49.43%) Visual Studio
10 40 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (41.38%) JavaScript
12 29 (33.33%) XML
12 29 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 28 (32.18%) Crystal Reports
14 26 (29.89%) Web Services
14 26 (29.89%) Oracle
15 25 (28.74%) CSS
15 25 (28.74%) WPF
16 24 (27.59%) T-SQL
16 24 (27.59%) HTML
17 21 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (20.69%) C++
19 17 (19.54%) Middleware
19 17 (19.54%) .NET Framework
19 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
19 17 (19.54%) Finance
19 17 (19.54%) Team Foundation Server
20 16 (18.39%) Java
21 15 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
21 15 (17.24%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (8.05%) JBoss
1 7 (8.05%) Tuxedo
1 7 (8.05%) AquaLogic
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle Service Bus
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (6.90%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Office
2 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (64.37%) SQL Server
2 29 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (32.18%) Crystal Reports
4 21 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (17.24%) Oracle Database
6 13 (14.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (12.64%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (12.64%) Relational Database
8 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (5.75%) MS Access
9 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.15%) SQLite
10 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (49.43%) Visual Studio
2 17 (19.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (8.05%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (6.90%) Subversion
5 6 (6.90%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Financial Institution
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Legal
3 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Billing
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (81.61%) Developer
2 25 (28.74%) Software Developer
3 17 (19.54%) Senior Developer
4 15 (17.24%) Software Engineer
4 15 (17.24%) Analyst
5 14 (16.09%) Analyst Developer
6 13 (14.94%) .NET Developer
7 12 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (13.79%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 11 (12.64%) VB.NET Developer
8 11 (12.64%) Junior
9 9 (10.34%) C# Developer
9 9 (10.34%) VB Developer
10 8 (9.20%) VB6 Developer
11 7 (8.05%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (5.75%) Junior Software Engineer
12 5 (5.75%) Junior Developer
13 4 (4.60%) Senior Software Developer
14 3 (3.45%) Support Analyst
14 3 (3.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (91.95%) .NET
2 47 (54.02%) ASP.NET
3 29 (33.33%) XML
4 26 (29.89%) Web Services
5 25 (28.74%) CSS
5 25 (28.74%) WPF
6 24 (27.59%) HTML
7 17 (19.54%) Middleware
7 17 (19.54%) .NET Framework
8 11 (12.64%) Ajax
9 10 (11.49%) WinForms
10 8 (9.20%) WCF
10 8 (9.20%) XSLT
11 7 (8.05%) Struts
11 7 (8.05%) J2EE
11 7 (8.05%) Spring
11 7 (8.05%) JSF
11 7 (8.05%) Hibernate
11 7 (8.05%) Silverlight
11 7 (8.05%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.05%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.30%) EPoS
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
3 15 (17.24%) Mentoring
4 14 (16.09%) Scrum
5 13 (14.94%) MVC
6 12 (13.79%) UML
7 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
8 7 (8.05%) BPEL
8 7 (8.05%) MVVM
8 7 (8.05%) SOA
9 6 (6.90%) BCP
9 6 (6.90%) TDD
10 5 (5.75%) Time Management
11 4 (4.60%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.60%) OO
12 3 (3.45%) Risk Management
12 3 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (3.45%) Integration Testing
12 3 (3.45%) Software Architecture
13 2 (2.30%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) VB
2 66 (75.86%) SQL
3 58 (66.67%) VB.NET
4 54 (62.07%) C#
5 36 (41.38%) JavaScript
6 24 (27.59%) T-SQL
7 18 (20.69%) C++
8 16 (18.39%) Java
9 12 (13.79%) Delphi
10 11 (12.64%) PL/SQL
11 10 (11.49%) C
12 9 (10.34%) VBA
13 7 (8.05%) COBOL
14 6 (6.90%) XAML
15 2 (2.30%) VBScript
15 2 (2.30%) PHP
16 1 (1.15%) Ruby
16 1 (1.15%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 49 (56.32%) Microsoft
2 26 (29.89%) Oracle
3 9 (10.34%) Business Objects
4 7 (8.05%) BEA
4 7 (8.05%) Micro Focus
5 2 (2.30%) Twitter
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