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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 227 201 232
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +31
Permanent jobs citing VB6 38 44 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.10% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 24 40 46
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
3979 4015 5133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 50.34% 56.69% 58.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3262 3476 4519
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -13 24 £30,000 -18.91% 1
Suffolk +11 6 £22,500 -25.00%
Bedfordshire -3 4 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Essex - 3 £25,000 -
Norfolk +13 1 £32,000 -4.47%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 83 (100.00%) VB
2 79 (95.18%) .NET
3 61 (73.49%) SQL Server
4 56 (67.47%) SQL
5 55 (66.27%) C#
6 54 (65.06%) VB.NET
7 48 (57.83%) Microsoft
8 46 (55.42%) ASP.NET
9 43 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (42.17%) Visual Studio
10 35 (42.17%) JavaScript
11 32 (38.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 30 (36.14%) Crystal Reports
13 27 (32.53%) Oracle
13 27 (32.53%) XML
14 24 (28.92%) HTML
14 24 (28.92%) T-SQL
14 24 (28.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (26.51%) Finance
16 20 (24.10%) CSS
16 20 (24.10%) Oracle Database
17 19 (22.89%) Web Services
18 18 (21.69%) Mentoring
19 17 (20.48%) WPF
19 17 (20.48%) Java
20 16 (19.28%) Middleware
21 15 (18.07%) Delphi
21 15 (18.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
21 15 (18.07%) UML
21 15 (18.07%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (14.46%) JBoss
2 10 (12.05%) Tuxedo
2 10 (12.05%) AquaLogic
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle Service Bus
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.61%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Office
2 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
1 1 (1.20%) 3G
1 1 (1.20%) 2G
1 1 (1.20%) LTE
1 1 (1.20%) 4G
1 1 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (73.49%) SQL Server
2 32 (38.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (36.14%) Crystal Reports
4 24 (28.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (24.10%) Oracle Database
6 14 (16.87%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (15.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (9.64%) MS Access
10 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
10 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.20%) SQLite
11 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (42.17%) Visual Studio
2 15 (18.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 14 (16.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (12.05%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.61%) Subversion
6 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.41%) JUnit
General
1 22 (26.51%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Legal
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) Games
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (86.75%) Developer
2 23 (27.71%) Software Developer
3 18 (21.69%) Senior Developer
4 16 (19.28%) Analyst
5 15 (18.07%) Junior
5 15 (18.07%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (18.07%) Analyst Developer
5 15 (18.07%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 10 (12.05%) C# Developer
7 9 (10.84%) Software Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) .NET Developer
7 9 (10.84%) Junior Developer
8 8 (9.64%) VB.NET Developer
8 8 (9.64%) VB Developer
9 7 (8.43%) VB6 Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Junior Software Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) SQL Developer
12 3 (3.61%) Junior Software Developer
12 3 (3.61%) Senior Software Engineer
13 2 (2.41%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (95.18%) .NET
2 46 (55.42%) ASP.NET
3 27 (32.53%) XML
4 24 (28.92%) HTML
5 20 (24.10%) CSS
6 19 (22.89%) Web Services
7 17 (20.48%) WPF
8 16 (19.28%) Middleware
9 15 (18.07%) WinForms
10 12 (14.46%) Oracle Fusion
11 10 (12.05%) JPA
11 10 (12.05%) Spring
11 10 (12.05%) JSF
11 10 (12.05%) Hibernate
11 10 (12.05%) Struts
11 10 (12.05%) J2EE
12 8 (9.64%) .NET Framework
13 7 (8.43%) Silverlight
14 6 (7.23%) Ajax
15 5 (6.02%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) N-Tier
2 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Android
3 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.69%) Mentoring
3 15 (18.07%) UML
4 14 (16.87%) MVC
5 11 (13.25%) Scrum
5 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
6 10 (12.05%) BPEL
6 10 (12.05%) SOA
7 7 (8.43%) MVVM
7 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.82%) Time Management
9 3 (3.61%) TDD
9 3 (3.61%) Web Development
9 3 (3.61%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.61%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.61%) BCP
9 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.61%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.61%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (3.61%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) VB
2 56 (67.47%) SQL
3 55 (66.27%) C#
4 54 (65.06%) VB.NET
5 35 (42.17%) JavaScript
6 24 (28.92%) T-SQL
7 17 (20.48%) Java
8 15 (18.07%) Delphi
9 14 (16.87%) C++
10 12 (14.46%) VBA
11 10 (12.05%) COBOL
12 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
13 5 (6.02%) XAML
14 3 (3.61%) C
15 1 (1.20%) Ruby
15 1 (1.20%) VC++
15 1 (1.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 48 (57.83%) Microsoft
2 27 (32.53%) Oracle
3 10 (12.05%) Business Objects
3 10 (12.05%) BEA
3 10 (12.05%) Micro Focus
4 2 (2.41%) Twitter
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