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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 242 219 199
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB6 22 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.67% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 1.25% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 47
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
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
3543 3853 3778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 50.30% 53.40% 56.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2986 3130 3202
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
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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 -14 19 £38,750 +21.09%
Norfolk - 2 £36,250 -
Essex -7 1 £42,500 +70.00%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 47 (100.00%) VB
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (70.21%) SQL
3 29 (61.70%) C#
4 24 (51.06%) T-SQL
4 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET
5 23 (48.94%) SQL Server
6 19 (40.43%) HTML
6 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
6 19 (40.43%) CSS
6 19 (40.43%) jQuery
7 16 (34.04%) MVC
7 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
8 14 (29.79%) VB.NET
9 13 (27.66%) IIS
10 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
10 11 (23.40%) Classic ASP
10 11 (23.40%) Web Development
10 11 (23.40%) .NET Framework
11 9 (19.15%) Ajax
11 9 (19.15%) HTML5
11 9 (19.15%) CSS3
11 9 (19.15%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (19.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
11 9 (19.15%) Legal
11 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (17.02%) Finance
12 8 (17.02%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (27.66%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) LDAP
1 6 (12.77%) SNMP
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (48.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) Subversion
3 3 (6.38%) AccuRev
3 3 (6.38%) JIRA
General
1 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.15%) Legal
3 8 (17.02%) Finance
4 4 (8.51%) Back Office
5 3 (6.38%) Billing
6 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 19 (40.43%) Software Developer
3 18 (38.30%) .NET Developer
4 13 (27.66%) VB Developer
5 9 (19.15%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (19.15%) T-SQL Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Junior
6 7 (14.89%) Junior Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Graduate
7 6 (12.77%) Graduate Software Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Junior .NET Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Database Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Analyst
9 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
9 4 (8.51%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) ASP Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Crystal Reports Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET
3 19 (40.43%) CSS
3 19 (40.43%) HTML
3 19 (40.43%) jQuery
4 11 (23.40%) .NET Framework
4 11 (23.40%) Classic ASP
5 9 (19.15%) Ajax
5 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (19.15%) CSS3
5 9 (19.15%) HTML5
5 9 (19.15%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (19.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (17.02%) WCF
7 6 (12.77%) Qt
7 6 (12.77%) REST
7 6 (12.77%) SOAP
7 6 (12.77%) Web Services
8 5 (10.64%) XML
9 4 (8.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) MVC
2 11 (23.40%) Web Development
3 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (17.02%) OO
4 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.02%) Software Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Front End Development
5 6 (12.77%) OOP
6 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) ITSM
8 3 (6.38%) Data Management
8 3 (6.38%) Document Management
8 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.38%) Migration
8 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.38%) Time Management
9 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (4.26%) SDLC
9 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) VB
2 33 (70.21%) SQL
3 29 (61.70%) C#
4 24 (51.06%) T-SQL
5 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
6 14 (29.79%) VB.NET
7 5 (10.64%) VBA
8 3 (6.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Perforce