The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 506 468 389
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -79
Permanent jobs citing VB6 423 463 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.46% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.85% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 378 420 550
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
VB6
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53941 54662 57814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.47% 53.78% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45901 47576 50958
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in England

VB6
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the England region.

VB6 Salary Trend in England

VB6
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in England

VB6
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
South East -47 98 £37,500 -6.25% 9
London +49 89 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Yorkshire -64 60 £35,000 +7.69% 4
North West -14 49 £40,000 +14.28% 4
West Midlands -6 41 £35,000 -4.10% 8
East of England -33 38 £37,500 +7.14% 6
South West -28 33 £32,500 - 15
East Midlands +2 12 £35,000 -6.66% 1
North East -26 3 £32,000 +1.58%
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 868 (100.00%) VB
2 816 (94.01%) .NET
3 563 (64.86%) C#
4 553 (63.71%) SQL Server
5 512 (58.99%) SQL
6 497 (57.26%) VB.NET
7 429 (49.42%) ASP.NET
8 367 (42.28%) JavaScript
9 335 (38.59%) HTML
10 260 (29.95%) CSS
11 259 (29.84%) Visual Studio
12 243 (28.00%) Microsoft
13 237 (27.30%) XML
14 188 (21.66%) Windows
15 186 (21.43%) Oracle
16 185 (21.31%) MVC
17 172 (19.82%) T-SQL
18 165 (19.01%) OO
19 163 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
20 152 (17.51%) SQL Server 2008
21 149 (17.17%) jQuery
22 148 (17.05%) WCF
23 143 (16.47%) Finance
24 139 (16.01%) Web Services
24 139 (16.01%) MS Excel
25 138 (15.90%) Degree
26 130 (14.98%) Java
27 126 (14.52%) .NET Framework
28 114 (13.13%) Crystal Reports
29 94 (10.83%) Software Engineering

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 74 (8.53%) IIS
2 36 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.07%) MODX
4 9 (1.04%) LiveLink
5 8 (0.92%) JBoss
6 7 (0.81%) Tuxedo
6 7 (0.81%) CMS
6 7 (0.81%) AquaLogic
6 7 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.12%) Apache
9 1 (0.12%) Documentum
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 139 (16.01%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.84%) MS Office
3 6 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) Revit
5 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.23%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.46%) Line 500
3 2 (0.23%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.96%) SaaS
2 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.00%) Intranet
1 26 (3.00%) Extranet
2 10 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.92%) VPN
4 2 (0.23%) SSL
5 1 (0.12%) CTI
5 1 (0.12%) Internet
5 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.12%) HTTP
5 1 (0.12%) Firewall
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 553 (63.71%) SQL Server
2 152 (17.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 114 (13.13%) Crystal Reports
4 85 (9.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (7.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 51 (5.88%) Oracle Database
7 48 (5.53%) Relational Database
8 40 (4.61%) MySQL
8 40 (4.61%) SQL Server 2000
9 31 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (2.76%) MS Access
12 20 (2.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 18 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
14 16 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (1.84%) SQLite
15 12 (1.38%) OLTP
16 9 (1.04%) Big Data
17 8 (0.92%) DTS
Development Applications
1 259 (29.84%) Visual Studio
2 94 (10.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (4.84%) Subversion
4 40 (4.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 35 (4.03%) Maven
6 19 (2.19%) Oracle Forms
7 15 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (1.38%) MSBuild
9 9 (1.04%) CruiseControl
9 9 (1.04%) TestComplete
10 8 (0.92%) Toad
11 6 (0.69%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.69%) Git (software)
12 5 (0.58%) ProC
12 5 (0.58%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.58%) ReSharper
13 4 (0.46%) JUnit
13 4 (0.46%) NetAdvantage
13 4 (0.46%) NUnit
13 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 143 (16.47%) Finance
2 23 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 21 (2.42%) Banking
3 21 (2.42%) Retail
4 19 (2.19%) Legal
5 15 (1.73%) Publishing
5 15 (1.73%) Law
6 10 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.15%) Billing
6 10 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.92%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.69%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.46%) Electronics
10 3 (0.35%) Advertising
11 2 (0.23%) Games
11 2 (0.23%) Marketing
11 2 (0.23%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.12%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 704 (81.11%) Developer
2 283 (32.60%) .NET Developer
3 172 (19.82%) Software Developer
4 154 (17.74%) VB.NET Developer
5 122 (14.06%) C# Developer
6 99 (11.41%) VB Developer
7 90 (10.37%) VB6 Developer
8 89 (10.25%) Senior Developer
9 66 (7.60%) C# .NET Developer
10 65 (7.49%) Analyst
11 54 (6.22%) Software Engineer
12 52 (5.99%) Web Developer
13 49 (5.65%) Applications Support
14 38 (4.38%) Java Developer
15 36 (4.15%) .NET Software Developer
16 33 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
16 33 (3.80%) SQL Developer
17 32 (3.69%) Programmer
18 30 (3.46%) Applications Developer
18 30 (3.46%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 816 (94.01%) .NET
2 429 (49.42%) ASP.NET
3 335 (38.59%) HTML
4 260 (29.95%) CSS
5 237 (27.30%) XML
6 149 (17.17%) jQuery
7 148 (17.05%) WCF
8 139 (16.01%) Web Services
9 126 (14.52%) .NET Framework
10 86 (9.91%) Classic ASP
11 75 (8.64%) WinForms
12 71 (8.18%) WPF
13 70 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 60 (6.91%) Ajax
15 59 (6.80%) REST
15 59 (6.80%) SOAP
16 52 (5.99%) JSON
17 51 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 46 (5.30%) HTML5
18 46 (5.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.30%) Computer Science
3 31 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 27 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.07%) User Experience
6 16 (1.84%) Life Science
7 12 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.15%) Informatics
8 10 (1.15%) Mathematics
9 8 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.81%) PDA
10 7 (0.81%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.69%) FMCG
11 6 (0.69%) Physics
11 6 (0.69%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.58%) GIS
12 5 (0.58%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.58%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.46%) Derivative
13 4 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 188 (21.66%) Windows
2 20 (2.30%) UNIX
3 18 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (1.96%) Android
5 13 (1.50%) Linux
6 11 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.15%) Solaris
8 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.92%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.46%) Debian
10 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (21.31%) MVC
2 165 (19.01%) OO
3 163 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (10.83%) Software Engineering
5 80 (9.22%) OOP
6 71 (8.18%) Web Development
7 58 (6.68%) OOD
8 51 (5.88%) Project Management
9 43 (4.95%) Mentoring
10 41 (4.72%) Unit Testing
11 35 (4.03%) E-Commerce
12 33 (3.80%) Migration
13 32 (3.69%) Scrum
14 30 (3.46%) UML
14 30 (3.46%) Requirements Analysis
15 29 (3.34%) User Acceptance Testing
15 29 (3.34%) Waterfall
16 28 (3.23%) System Testing
17 27 (3.11%) Workflow
18 26 (3.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 868 (100.00%) VB
2 563 (64.86%) C#
3 512 (58.99%) SQL
4 497 (57.26%) VB.NET
5 367 (42.28%) JavaScript
6 172 (19.82%) T-SQL
7 130 (14.98%) Java
8 85 (9.79%) VBScript
9 77 (8.87%) VBA
10 76 (8.76%) PL/SQL
11 73 (8.41%) C++
12 35 (4.03%) PHP
13 25 (2.88%) C
14 14 (1.61%) Lua
15 13 (1.50%) Delphi
16 9 (1.04%) VC++
17 8 (0.92%) MATLAB
18 7 (0.81%) XAML
18 7 (0.81%) COBOL
19 6 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 138 (15.90%) Degree
2 31 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.04%) PhD
5 7 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.58%) MCAD
6 5 (0.58%) MCTS
6 5 (0.58%) MCPD
7 4 (0.46%) MCSD
7 4 (0.46%) ISEB
8 3 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.03%) QA
2 16 (1.84%) WAI
2 16 (1.84%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.58%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (0.23%) Sysprep
2 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 243 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 186 (21.43%) Oracle
3 35 (4.03%) Telerik
4 20 (2.30%) Business Objects
5 11 (1.27%) DevExpress
6 7 (0.81%) BEA
6 7 (0.81%) Micro Focus
7 6 (0.69%) Tableau
8 5 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.58%) SAP
8 5 (0.58%) Fidessa
8 5 (0.58%) Citrix
9 4 (0.46%) Remedy
9 4 (0.46%) Sage
9 4 (0.46%) Wall Street Systems
9 4 (0.46%) Infragistics
10 3 (0.35%) Red Gate
10 3 (0.35%) Mapinfo
10 3 (0.35%) Sybase
11 2 (0.23%) Autodesk
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