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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 234 218 173
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -45
Permanent jobs citing VB6 20 41 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.53% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 1.03% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 59
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
3817 3981 4116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.65% 51.52% 56.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3367 3347 3684
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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
Essex - 13 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire -15 6 £25,500 -36.25% 1
Bedfordshire -9 1 - - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 51 (100.00%) VB
2 50 (98.04%) .NET
3 39 (76.47%) VB.NET
4 29 (56.86%) C#
5 27 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 27 (52.94%) ASP.NET
6 23 (45.10%) jQuery
7 19 (37.25%) HTML
7 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
7 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (31.37%) SQL
8 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
9 14 (27.45%) Migration
9 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (25.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (25.49%) TDD
11 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
12 7 (13.73%) VBScript
12 7 (13.73%) Finance
13 6 (11.76%) Document Management
13 6 (11.76%) Web Development
13 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (11.76%) VBA
13 6 (11.76%) XML
14 5 (9.80%) CSS
14 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
14 5 (9.80%) Time Management
14 5 (9.80%) Billing
14 5 (9.80%) Data Management
15 4 (7.84%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (5.88%) IIS
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) FTP
1 2 (3.92%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) NUnit
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Billing
3 3 (5.88%) Law
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Military
4 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 2 (3.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) Software Developer
3 16 (31.37%) Programmer
4 13 (25.49%) Graduate
5 12 (23.53%) .NET Programmer
6 9 (17.65%) Software Programmer
6 9 (17.65%) C# Programmer
6 9 (17.65%) Software Applications Engineer
6 9 (17.65%) Software Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) Graduate Software Developer
7 7 (13.73%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (11.76%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (11.76%) Junior
8 6 (11.76%) Analyst
8 6 (11.76%) Junior Developer
8 6 (11.76%) Junior Software Developer
9 5 (9.80%) Junior Software Engineer
9 5 (9.80%) Technical Support
9 5 (9.80%) Applications Support
9 5 (9.80%) Junior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (98.04%) .NET
2 27 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 23 (45.10%) jQuery
4 19 (37.25%) HTML
5 13 (25.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (11.76%) XML
7 5 (9.80%) CSS
8 3 (5.88%) Web Services
8 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.88%) MSMQ
9 2 (3.92%) VXML
9 2 (3.92%) WinForms
9 2 (3.92%) XSLT
9 2 (3.92%) COM+
9 2 (3.92%) LINQ
9 2 (3.92%) Kendo UI
10 1 (1.96%) LINQ to SQL
10 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.96%) J2EE
10 1 (1.96%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) Migration
3 13 (25.49%) TDD
4 6 (11.76%) Web Development
4 6 (11.76%) Document Management
5 5 (9.80%) Data Management
5 5 (9.80%) Time Management
6 4 (7.84%) Change Control
6 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.88%) MVC
7 3 (5.88%) SDLC
8 2 (3.92%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (3.92%) ERP
8 2 (3.92%) Change Management
8 2 (3.92%) ITSM
8 2 (3.92%) Scrum
8 2 (3.92%) Web Design
8 2 (3.92%) Refactoring
8 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) VB
2 39 (76.47%) VB.NET
3 29 (56.86%) C#
4 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
5 16 (31.37%) SQL
6 7 (13.73%) VBScript
7 6 (11.76%) VBA
8 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.88%) Java
9 3 (5.88%) ABAP
10 2 (3.92%) Tcl
10 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.92%) PHP
11 1 (1.96%) C
11 1 (1.96%) XPath
11 1 (1.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Telerik
4 1 (1.96%) Sage
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