The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 217 188 242
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +54
Permanent jobs citing VB6 48 64 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.83% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 1.44% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 38 57 36
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4160 4435 5189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 52.64% 57.36% 61.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3570 3943 4464
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -28 27 £37,500 -5.06% 1
Bedfordshire +13 18 £44,000 +29.41%
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £45,000 +38.46% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 95 (100.00%) VB
2 78 (82.11%) .NET
3 65 (68.42%) SQL
4 58 (61.05%) C#
5 55 (57.89%) VB.NET
6 53 (55.79%) SQL Server
7 36 (37.89%) Microsoft
8 35 (36.84%) Visual Studio
9 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET
10 31 (32.63%) Oracle
11 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
12 28 (29.47%) .NET Framework
13 24 (25.26%) Degree
14 23 (24.21%) HTML
15 22 (23.16%) Web Services
16 21 (22.11%) CSS
17 20 (21.05%) Finance
17 20 (21.05%) WPF
18 19 (20.00%) Scrum
18 19 (20.00%) Software Engineering
19 18 (18.95%) T-SQL
19 18 (18.95%) SQL Server 2008
20 16 (16.84%) PL/SQL
20 16 (16.84%) XML
21 14 (14.74%) Crystal Reports
21 14 (14.74%) Ajax
22 13 (13.68%) Relational Database
22 13 (13.68%) C
22 13 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
23 12 (12.63%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (6.32%) CMS
2 1 (1.05%) IIS
2 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) LAN
1 2 (2.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.05%) Wireless
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) VoIP
2 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (55.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (14.74%) Crystal Reports
4 13 (13.68%) Relational Database
5 11 (11.58%) Oracle Database
6 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (5.26%) MS Access
9 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.05%) SQLite
11 1 (1.05%) MySQL
11 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 7
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 35 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (7.37%) Subversion
5 6 (6.32%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.05%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (1.05%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.05%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.05%) MSI
7 1 (1.05%) PVCS
General
1 20 (21.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Marketing
2 5 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Electronics
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Law
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (75.79%) Developer
2 34 (35.79%) Software Developer
3 15 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 14 (14.74%) .NET Developer
5 12 (12.63%) VB Developer
5 12 (12.63%) Software Engineer
5 12 (12.63%) Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) VB6 Developer
7 9 (9.47%) Analyst Developer
7 9 (9.47%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (9.47%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (8.42%) VB.NET Developer
9 6 (6.32%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Senior Analyst Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Graduate
11 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (4.21%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (82.11%) .NET
2 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET
3 28 (29.47%) .NET Framework
4 23 (24.21%) HTML
5 22 (23.16%) Web Services
6 21 (22.11%) CSS
7 20 (21.05%) WPF
8 16 (16.84%) XML
9 14 (14.74%) Ajax
10 12 (12.63%) Middleware
11 10 (10.53%) jQuery
12 9 (9.47%) XSLT
13 8 (8.42%) WCF
14 7 (7.37%) Silverlight
14 7 (7.37%) WSDL
15 4 (4.21%) WinForms
16 3 (3.16%) COM
17 1 (1.05%) LINQ
17 1 (1.05%) JSON
17 1 (1.05%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.42%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (3.16%) VHDL
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.11%) Physics
5 1 (1.05%) EPoS
5 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Windows
2 4 (4.21%) Android
3 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.00%) Scrum
1 19 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.47%) MVC
4 8 (8.42%) Risk Management
5 7 (7.37%) Waterfall
6 6 (6.32%) BCP
6 6 (6.32%) TDD
6 6 (6.32%) Integration Testing
7 5 (5.26%) ITIL
7 5 (5.26%) UML
7 5 (5.26%) OO
8 4 (4.21%) RAD
8 4 (4.21%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.21%) Android Development
8 4 (4.21%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.21%) Time Management
9 3 (3.16%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (3.16%) MVVM
9 3 (3.16%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) VB
2 65 (68.42%) SQL
3 58 (61.05%) C#
4 55 (57.89%) VB.NET
5 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
6 18 (18.95%) T-SQL
7 16 (16.84%) PL/SQL
8 13 (13.68%) C
9 9 (9.47%) C++
10 8 (8.42%) VBScript
11 6 (6.32%) Java
12 5 (5.26%) Delphi
12 5 (5.26%) VBA
13 4 (4.21%) PHP
14 3 (3.16%) XAML
14 3 (3.16%) MATLAB
15 1 (1.05%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 24 (25.26%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.16%) ISEB
4 2 (2.11%) HNC
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 36 (37.89%) Microsoft
2 31 (32.63%) Oracle
3 2 (2.11%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.11%) Twitter
4 1 (1.05%) Brady
4 1 (1.05%) Motorola
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago