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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 215 191 240
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +49
Permanent jobs citing VB6 37 50 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 0.72% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 1.28% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 42
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -14.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,350 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
3928 3902 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 50.45% 56.03% 59.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3193 3413 4731
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 30 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 30 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 -40 17 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Suffolk +10 7 £22,500 -25.00%
Bedfordshire -9 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 4 £45,000 +42.85%
Norfolk +8 1 £32,000 -4.47% 1
Essex - 1 - - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 86 (100.00%) VB
2 79 (91.86%) .NET
3 65 (75.58%) SQL
4 57 (66.28%) VB.NET
4 57 (66.28%) SQL Server
5 53 (61.63%) C#
6 48 (55.81%) Microsoft
7 46 (53.49%) ASP.NET
8 42 (48.84%) Visual Studio
9 41 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (40.70%) JavaScript
11 28 (32.56%) Oracle
11 28 (32.56%) XML
11 28 (32.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (31.40%) Crystal Reports
13 25 (29.07%) Web Services
13 25 (29.07%) WPF
14 24 (27.91%) CSS
15 23 (26.74%) T-SQL
15 23 (26.74%) HTML
16 21 (24.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 19 (22.09%) Finance
17 19 (22.09%) Middleware
18 18 (20.93%) C++
19 17 (19.77%) Software Engineering
19 17 (19.77%) Oracle Database
20 16 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
20 16 (18.60%) .NET Framework
20 16 (18.60%) Java
21 15 (17.44%) VSS/SourceSafe

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 9 (10.47%) JBoss
2 7 (8.14%) Tuxedo
2 7 (8.14%) AquaLogic
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.81%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Office
2 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (66.28%) SQL Server
2 28 (32.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (31.40%) Crystal Reports
4 21 (24.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (19.77%) Oracle Database
6 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (12.79%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (12.79%) Relational Database
8 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (5.81%) MS Access
9 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.16%) SQLite
10 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (48.84%) Visual Studio
2 16 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (17.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (8.14%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (5.81%) Subversion
5 5 (5.81%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.33%) JUnit
General
1 19 (22.09%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.49%) Legal
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (81.40%) Developer
2 23 (26.74%) Software Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Senior Developer
4 15 (17.44%) Software Engineer
4 15 (17.44%) Analyst
5 14 (16.28%) Analyst Developer
6 12 (13.95%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 12 (13.95%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (13.95%) .NET Developer
7 11 (12.79%) Junior
8 10 (11.63%) VB.NET Developer
9 9 (10.47%) VB Developer
9 9 (10.47%) C# Developer
10 8 (9.30%) VB6 Developer
11 7 (8.14%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (5.81%) Junior Software Engineer
12 5 (5.81%) Junior Developer
13 3 (3.49%) Senior Software Developer
13 3 (3.49%) SQL Developer
13 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (91.86%) .NET
2 46 (53.49%) ASP.NET
3 28 (32.56%) XML
4 25 (29.07%) Web Services
4 25 (29.07%) WPF
5 24 (27.91%) CSS
6 23 (26.74%) HTML
7 19 (22.09%) Middleware
8 16 (18.60%) .NET Framework
9 11 (12.79%) Ajax
10 10 (11.63%) WinForms
11 9 (10.47%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (8.14%) Silverlight
12 7 (8.14%) JPA
12 7 (8.14%) Spring
12 7 (8.14%) JSF
12 7 (8.14%) Hibernate
12 7 (8.14%) WCF
12 7 (8.14%) XSLT
12 7 (8.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.14%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.33%) EPoS
5 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Android
3 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.77%) Software Engineering
3 15 (17.44%) Mentoring
4 13 (15.12%) Scrum
5 12 (13.95%) UML
5 12 (13.95%) MVC
6 9 (10.47%) Waterfall
7 7 (8.14%) BPEL
7 7 (8.14%) MVVM
7 7 (8.14%) SOA
8 5 (5.81%) BCP
8 5 (5.81%) TDD
8 5 (5.81%) Time Management
9 4 (4.65%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.65%) OO
10 3 (3.49%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.49%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (3.49%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.49%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) VB
2 65 (75.58%) SQL
3 57 (66.28%) VB.NET
4 53 (61.63%) C#
5 35 (40.70%) JavaScript
6 23 (26.74%) T-SQL
7 18 (20.93%) C++
8 16 (18.60%) Java
9 12 (13.95%) Delphi
10 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
11 9 (10.47%) C
11 9 (10.47%) VBA
12 7 (8.14%) COBOL
13 6 (6.98%) XAML
14 2 (2.33%) VBScript
14 2 (2.33%) PHP
15 1 (1.16%) Ruby
15 1 (1.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 48 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.56%) Oracle
3 9 (10.47%) Business Objects
4 7 (8.14%) BEA
4 7 (8.14%) Micro Focus
5 2 (2.33%) Twitter
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