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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 231 231 229
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB6 30 51 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.60% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 1.06% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 34
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £44,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
3942 4810 4636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.37% 56.98% 56.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3381 4068 4133
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 £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Suffolk - 13 £26,000 -
Essex - 7 £41,250 - 1
Bedfordshire +13 4 £35,000 -20.45% 1
Hertfordshire -22 4 £41,250 +14.58% 1
Norfolk +1 2 £37,500 -11.76%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 68 (100.00%) VB
2 61 (89.71%) .NET
3 52 (76.47%) ASP.NET
4 49 (72.06%) SQL Server
4 49 (72.06%) C#
5 38 (55.88%) VB.NET
6 37 (54.41%) JavaScript
7 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (39.71%) jQuery
9 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
10 25 (36.76%) HTML
11 24 (35.29%) MVC
12 19 (27.94%) Java
12 19 (27.94%) Oracle
12 19 (27.94%) CSS
13 18 (26.47%) XML
13 18 (26.47%) Finance
13 18 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (25.00%) Web Services
15 14 (20.59%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (20.59%) COBOL
15 14 (20.59%) SQL
15 14 (20.59%) Oracle Forms
16 13 (19.12%) Migration
16 13 (19.12%) TDD
16 13 (19.12%) N-Tier
16 13 (19.12%) J2EE
16 13 (19.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (19.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (19.12%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (17.65%) AquaLogic
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
1 12 (17.65%) JBoss
1 12 (17.65%) Tuxedo
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.94%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Internet
2 3 (4.41%) 2G
2 3 (4.41%) 3G
2 3 (4.41%) 4G
2 3 (4.41%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (4.41%) LTE
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.94%) FTP
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (72.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (20.59%) Crystal Reports
4 13 (19.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database
5 12 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.82%) Subversion
4 4 (5.88%) Android Studio
4 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Marketing
2 4 (5.88%) Automotive
3 3 (4.41%) Games
4 2 (2.94%) Military
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (77.94%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Programmer
4 13 (19.12%) Software Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (17.65%) Analyst Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Analyst
6 9 (13.24%) Graduate
6 9 (13.24%) Software Applications Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) C# Programmer
6 9 (13.24%) Software Programmer
6 9 (13.24%) .NET Programmer
7 7 (10.29%) Junior Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Junior Software Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Junior
7 7 (10.29%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Junior Software Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (89.71%) .NET
2 52 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 27 (39.71%) jQuery
4 25 (36.76%) HTML
5 19 (27.94%) CSS
6 18 (26.47%) XML
7 17 (25.00%) Web Services
8 13 (19.12%) J2EE
8 13 (19.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (17.65%) JPA
9 12 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
9 12 (17.65%) Struts
9 12 (17.65%) Middleware
9 12 (17.65%) Spring
9 12 (17.65%) JSF
9 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
10 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
11 8 (11.76%) WinForms
12 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (8.82%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Android
3 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Phone
3 4 (5.88%) Linux
4 3 (4.41%) UNIX
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.29%) MVC
3 13 (19.12%) Migration
3 13 (19.12%) TDD
3 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
4 12 (17.65%) BPEL
4 12 (17.65%) UML
4 12 (17.65%) SOA
5 8 (11.76%) Project Management
6 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.35%) Web Design
7 5 (7.35%) Scrum
7 5 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (7.35%) Change Control
8 4 (5.88%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.88%) Product Management
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (5.88%) Web Development
8 4 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) VB
2 49 (72.06%) C#
3 38 (55.88%) VB.NET
4 37 (54.41%) JavaScript
5 19 (27.94%) Java
6 14 (20.59%) COBOL
6 14 (20.59%) SQL
7 12 (17.65%) Delphi
8 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
8 6 (8.82%) VC++
9 5 (7.35%) C
10 4 (5.88%) C++
11 3 (4.41%) PHP
11 3 (4.41%) ABAP
12 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.94%) VBA
12 2 (2.94%) Tcl
13 1 (1.47%) VBScript
13 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Firmware
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.94%) Oracle
3 12 (17.65%) BEA
3 12 (17.65%) Micro Focus
4 5 (7.35%) Telerik
5 3 (4.41%) SAP
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) Sage
7 1 (1.47%) Twitter
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Gemini Consultants Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 22 days ago