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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 231 174 244
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +70
Permanent jobs citing VB6 37 69 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.97% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 1.71% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25 57 37
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3907 4041 5363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.31% 56.68% 58.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3276 3626 4697
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Bedfordshire +1 17 £40,000 +6.66%
Hertfordshire -47 11 £25,000 -36.70% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 8 £45,000 +38.46%
Suffolk +5 3 £27,500 -4.34% 1
Essex +4 1 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 82 (100.00%) VB
2 70 (85.37%) .NET
3 61 (74.39%) SQL
4 52 (63.41%) VB.NET
5 49 (59.76%) SQL Server
6 48 (58.54%) C#
7 43 (52.44%) Microsoft
8 42 (51.22%) ASP.NET
9 41 (50.00%) Visual Studio
10 35 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (40.24%) JavaScript
12 27 (32.93%) WPF
13 24 (29.27%) Oracle
13 24 (29.27%) Crystal Reports
13 24 (29.27%) Web Services
13 24 (29.27%) XML
14 23 (28.05%) CSS
15 21 (25.61%) HTML
15 21 (25.61%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (23.17%) .NET Framework
17 17 (20.73%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (19.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 16 (19.51%) Software Engineering
18 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 15 (18.29%) Finance
19 15 (18.29%) C++
19 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
19 15 (18.29%) Middleware
20 14 (17.07%) Scrum
20 14 (17.07%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (7.32%) CMS
2 3 (3.66%) AquaLogic
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.66%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Office
2 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) LAN
1 1 (1.22%) VoIP
1 1 (1.22%) WAN
1 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (59.76%) SQL Server
2 24 (29.27%) Crystal Reports
3 21 (25.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (15.85%) Relational Database
6 11 (13.41%) Oracle Database
7 10 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (8.54%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.22%) MS Access
11 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 7
11 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 41 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 17 (20.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (19.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (8.54%) Subversion
5 6 (7.32%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.22%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.22%) MSI
8 1 (1.22%) PVCS
8 1 (1.22%) CruiseControl
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Financial Institution
2 5 (6.10%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Legal
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (79.27%) Developer
2 26 (31.71%) Software Developer
3 14 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 13 (15.85%) .NET Developer
4 13 (15.85%) Software Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) Analyst
5 12 (14.63%) Analyst Developer
6 11 (13.41%) VB.NET Developer
7 9 (10.98%) VB Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) C# Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (9.76%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 8 (9.76%) VB6 Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Junior
10 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Graduate
10 4 (4.88%) Graduate Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (85.37%) .NET
2 42 (51.22%) ASP.NET
3 27 (32.93%) WPF
4 24 (29.27%) Web Services
4 24 (29.27%) XML
5 23 (28.05%) CSS
6 21 (25.61%) HTML
7 19 (23.17%) .NET Framework
8 15 (18.29%) Middleware
9 13 (15.85%) Ajax
10 8 (9.76%) XSLT
10 8 (9.76%) WCF
11 7 (8.54%) Silverlight
12 6 (7.32%) WSDL
12 6 (7.32%) jQuery
13 5 (6.10%) WinForms
14 3 (3.66%) Oracle Fusion
14 3 (3.66%) JPA
14 3 (3.66%) Struts
14 3 (3.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.66%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.44%) EPoS
3 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.22%) VHDL
4 1 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.22%) Android
2 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.51%) Software Engineering
3 14 (17.07%) Scrum
4 11 (13.41%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.98%) MVC
6 8 (9.76%) UML
6 8 (9.76%) Waterfall
7 7 (8.54%) MVVM
8 6 (7.32%) TDD
8 6 (7.32%) BCP
8 6 (7.32%) Time Management
9 4 (4.88%) OO
10 3 (3.66%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.66%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.66%) Software Architecture
10 3 (3.66%) SOA
10 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.66%) ITIL
10 3 (3.66%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.66%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) VB
2 61 (74.39%) SQL
3 52 (63.41%) VB.NET
4 48 (58.54%) C#
5 33 (40.24%) JavaScript
6 15 (18.29%) C++
6 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
7 13 (15.85%) PL/SQL
8 12 (14.63%) C
9 10 (12.20%) Java
10 8 (9.76%) Delphi
11 5 (6.10%) VBA
11 5 (6.10%) XAML
12 4 (4.88%) VBScript
12 4 (4.88%) PHP
13 3 (3.66%) COBOL
14 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.22%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 43 (52.44%) Microsoft
2 24 (29.27%) Oracle
3 8 (9.76%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.66%) JBoss
4 3 (3.66%) BEA
4 3 (3.66%) Micro Focus
5 2 (2.44%) Twitter
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