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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 203 194 226
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +32
Permanent jobs citing VB6 51 51 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.77% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 1.36% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 28 46 50
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £31,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
3824 3759 4789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 52.92% 56.96% 55.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3100 3181 4193
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +2 34 £30,000 -14.28%
Bedfordshire +8 8 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Essex -9 5 £25,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -24 4 £30,250 -32.77%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 82 (92.13%) .NET
3 65 (73.03%) SQL Server
4 60 (67.42%) ASP.NET
5 58 (65.17%) C#
6 52 (58.43%) Microsoft
7 44 (49.44%) JavaScript
8 42 (47.19%) VB.NET
9 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (43.82%) SQL
11 36 (40.45%) Oracle
11 36 (40.45%) Crystal Reports
11 36 (40.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 33 (37.08%) Java
13 31 (34.83%) XML
13 31 (34.83%) MVC
14 28 (31.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (30.34%) Finance
15 27 (30.34%) CSS
15 27 (30.34%) Web Services
15 27 (30.34%) Oracle Database
16 24 (26.97%) Oracle Fusion
16 24 (26.97%) Middleware
16 24 (26.97%) Oracle Reports
16 24 (26.97%) JBoss
16 24 (26.97%) HTML
17 23 (25.84%) COBOL
17 23 (25.84%) Oracle Forms
17 23 (25.84%) Mentoring
18 22 (24.72%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 24 (26.97%) JBoss
2 22 (24.72%) Tuxedo
2 22 (24.72%) AquaLogic
2 22 (24.72%) Oracle Service Bus
2 22 (24.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Office
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Internet
1 5 (5.62%) 3G
1 5 (5.62%) 2G
1 5 (5.62%) LTE
1 5 (5.62%) 4G
1 5 (5.62%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (73.03%) SQL Server
2 36 (40.45%) Crystal Reports
2 36 (40.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (31.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (30.34%) Oracle Database
5 24 (26.97%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (24.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (24.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (10.11%) MS Access
8 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.12%) MySQL
10 1 (1.12%) SQLite
10 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (25.84%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (20.22%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.49%) Android Studio
5 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.37%) Subversion
7 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.25%) JUnit
General
1 27 (30.34%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Games
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.49%) Marketing
4 3 (3.37%) Automotive
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (80.90%) Developer
2 23 (25.84%) Analyst
3 22 (24.72%) Senior Developer
3 22 (24.72%) Senior Analyst
3 22 (24.72%) Analyst Developer
3 22 (24.72%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 17 (19.10%) Junior
5 15 (16.85%) Software Developer
6 11 (12.36%) Junior Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Software Engineer
8 8 (8.99%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Programmer
10 5 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) Performance Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) VB Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Junior Software Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Junior Software Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) VB6 Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Development Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (92.13%) .NET
2 60 (67.42%) ASP.NET
3 31 (34.83%) XML
4 27 (30.34%) CSS
4 27 (30.34%) Web Services
5 24 (26.97%) HTML
5 24 (26.97%) Middleware
5 24 (26.97%) Oracle Fusion
6 22 (24.72%) JPA
6 22 (24.72%) Hibernate
6 22 (24.72%) Struts
6 22 (24.72%) J2EE
6 22 (24.72%) Spring
6 22 (24.72%) JSF
7 16 (17.98%) WinForms
8 8 (8.99%) jQuery
8 8 (8.99%) WPF
9 7 (7.87%) Silverlight
10 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (6.74%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.72%) N-Tier
2 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.37%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.12%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Android
2 8 (8.99%) Windows
3 5 (5.62%) UNIX
4 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Phone
4 4 (4.49%) Linux
5 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.83%) MVC
3 23 (25.84%) Mentoring
4 22 (24.72%) UML
4 22 (24.72%) SOA
4 22 (24.72%) BPEL
5 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
6 8 (8.99%) Scrum
7 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
7 6 (6.74%) Product Management
8 5 (5.62%) MVVM
8 5 (5.62%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Time Management
8 5 (5.62%) Validation
8 5 (5.62%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.62%) Project Management
8 5 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.49%) OOP
9 4 (4.49%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) VB
2 58 (65.17%) C#
3 44 (49.44%) JavaScript
4 42 (47.19%) VB.NET
5 39 (43.82%) SQL
6 33 (37.08%) Java
7 23 (25.84%) COBOL
8 22 (24.72%) Delphi
9 21 (23.60%) T-SQL
10 15 (16.85%) C++
11 14 (15.73%) VBA
12 5 (5.62%) VC++
13 4 (4.49%) XAML
13 4 (4.49%) C
14 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
15 1 (1.12%) Ruby
15 1 (1.12%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (6.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 52 (58.43%) Microsoft
2 36 (40.45%) Oracle
3 22 (24.72%) BEA
3 22 (24.72%) Micro Focus
4 7 (7.87%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.37%) Telerik
6 1 (1.12%) Twitter
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