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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 644 490 435
Rank change year-on-year
-154 -55
Permanent jobs citing VB6 235 452 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.83% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 216 395 470
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
52585 54401 52375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.61% 51.10% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 45485 46071 45429
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 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
(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 -24 76 £38,500 -9.41% 7
West Midlands -15 38 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Yorkshire -31 33 £46,250 +40.15% 1
London -70 24 £45,000 -5.26% 8
East of England -21 21 £26,750 -33.12% 1
East Midlands -1 14 £38,750 +10.71% 5
North West -42 13 £35,000 +16.66% 3
South West -25 12 £37,500 +7.14% 3
North East - 4 £36,250 - 2
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 552 (100.00%) VB
2 476 (86.23%) .NET
3 381 (69.02%) C#
4 351 (63.59%) SQL Server
5 288 (52.17%) VB.NET
6 273 (49.46%) SQL
7 205 (37.14%) ASP.NET
8 194 (35.14%) JavaScript
9 180 (32.61%) Finance
10 179 (32.43%) HTML
11 159 (28.80%) Windows
12 135 (24.46%) T-SQL
13 125 (22.64%) XML
14 123 (22.28%) CSS
14 123 (22.28%) Microsoft
15 106 (19.20%) Degree
16 102 (18.48%) Web Services
17 93 (16.85%) MS Excel
18 92 (16.67%) OO
19 90 (16.30%) WinForms
19 90 (16.30%) Java
20 89 (16.12%) .NET Framework
21 82 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
22 75 (13.59%) WCF
22 75 (13.59%) jQuery
23 74 (13.41%) C++
24 73 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008
25 71 (12.86%) MVC
25 71 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
26 70 (12.68%) Visual Studio

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 55 (9.96%) IIS
2 17 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.54%) Apache
4 12 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.63%) MTS
6 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.54%) JBoss
6 3 (0.54%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.54%) Confluence
6 3 (0.54%) Node.js
7 2 (0.36%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.36%) Documentum
7 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.18%) CMS
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 93 (16.85%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.54%) MS Office
3 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.99%) Changepoint
2 9 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.54%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.36%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.72%) Internet
2 6 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.54%) SMTP
4 2 (0.36%) FTP
4 2 (0.36%) SSL
4 2 (0.36%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) Wireless
5 1 (0.18%) Intranet
5 1 (0.18%) VPN
5 1 (0.18%) LAN
5 1 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (63.59%) SQL Server
2 73 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (11.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 57 (10.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (9.96%) Crystal Reports
6 46 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 42 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (4.17%) SQLite
10 16 (2.90%) Relational Database
11 13 (2.36%) Adabas
12 10 (1.81%) DB2
13 8 (1.45%) MySQL
14 7 (1.27%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.91%) MS Access
16 4 (0.72%) QlikView
17 3 (0.54%) DTS
18 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 70 (12.68%) Visual Studio
2 61 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (3.99%) Subversion
4 16 (2.90%) JIRA
5 13 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 11 (1.99%) AccuRev
7 8 (1.45%) NUnit
8 6 (1.09%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.09%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.91%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.91%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.72%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.54%) NCrunch
11 3 (0.54%) NSubstitute
11 3 (0.54%) Maven
11 3 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.54%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.54%) FitNesse
General
1 180 (32.61%) Finance
2 28 (5.07%) Back Office
3 19 (3.44%) Retail
4 10 (1.81%) Banking
5 8 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.27%) Advertising
6 7 (1.27%) Front Office
7 6 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.09%) Billing
8 4 (0.72%) Military
8 4 (0.72%) Electronics
9 3 (0.54%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
10 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Marketing
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 393 (71.20%) Developer
2 135 (24.46%) .NET Developer
3 113 (20.47%) Software Developer
4 92 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 70 (12.68%) Analyst
6 62 (11.23%) VB.NET Developer
7 60 (10.87%) Programmer
8 55 (9.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 48 (8.70%) Senior Developer
10 39 (7.07%) Software Engineer
11 38 (6.88%) VB Developer
12 34 (6.16%) Applications Support
13 31 (5.62%) VB6 Developer
14 27 (4.89%) Analyst Programmer
15 26 (4.71%) Graduate
16 25 (4.53%) Support Analyst
17 24 (4.35%) Junior
17 24 (4.35%) Junior Developer
18 22 (3.99%) C# Programmer
19 20 (3.62%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 476 (86.23%) .NET
2 205 (37.14%) ASP.NET
3 179 (32.43%) HTML
4 125 (22.64%) XML
5 123 (22.28%) CSS
6 102 (18.48%) Web Services
7 90 (16.30%) WinForms
8 89 (16.12%) .NET Framework
9 75 (13.59%) WCF
9 75 (13.59%) jQuery
10 51 (9.24%) XSLT
11 46 (8.33%) WPF
12 41 (7.43%) LINQ
13 37 (6.70%) COM+
14 32 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 26 (4.71%) ActiveX
16 24 (4.35%) Entity Framework
17 23 (4.17%) Classic ASP
17 23 (4.17%) REST
18 22 (3.99%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (11.23%) Computer Science
3 29 (5.25%) Client/Server
4 23 (4.17%) Derivative
5 21 (3.80%) Equities
6 15 (2.72%) N-Tier
6 15 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.81%) User Experience
8 7 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.91%) Statistics
9 5 (0.91%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.91%) Xbox
10 4 (0.72%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.54%) ASTM
12 2 (0.36%) Replication
12 2 (0.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.36%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.36%) GIS
12 2 (0.36%) EPoS
12 2 (0.36%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 159 (28.80%) Windows
2 33 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (3.99%) Linux
4 13 (2.36%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.27%) UNIX
6 6 (1.09%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.09%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.18%) Debian
9 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (16.67%) OO
2 82 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (12.86%) MVC
4 64 (11.59%) Software Engineering
5 61 (11.05%) SDLC
6 53 (9.60%) Migration
7 39 (7.07%) TDD
8 30 (5.43%) Web Development
8 30 (5.43%) Multithreading
9 26 (4.71%) Scrum
9 26 (4.71%) Mentoring
10 24 (4.35%) Project Management
10 24 (4.35%) Software Testing
11 23 (4.17%) OOD
12 20 (3.62%) ITIL
13 18 (3.26%) CRM
13 18 (3.26%) E-Commerce
14 17 (3.08%) Unit Testing
14 17 (3.08%) Coaching
15 14 (2.54%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 552 (100.00%) VB
2 381 (69.02%) C#
3 288 (52.17%) VB.NET
4 273 (49.46%) SQL
5 194 (35.14%) JavaScript
6 135 (24.46%) T-SQL
7 90 (16.30%) Java
8 74 (13.41%) C++
9 46 (8.33%) PL/SQL
10 44 (7.97%) VBScript
10 44 (7.97%) PHP
11 30 (5.43%) C
12 29 (5.25%) VBA
13 20 (3.62%) Lua
14 18 (3.26%) COBOL
15 16 (2.90%) PowerShell
15 16 (2.90%) Ruby
16 13 (2.36%) NATURAL
16 13 (2.36%) JCL
17 9 (1.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 106 (19.20%) Degree
2 24 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.91%) MCAD
5 2 (0.36%) MCP
5 2 (0.36%) HND
5 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) MCPD
6 1 (0.18%) MCSD
6 1 (0.18%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.89%) ISO 9001
2 12 (2.17%) QA
3 11 (1.99%) SLA
4 5 (0.91%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.72%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.91%) vSphere
3 2 (0.36%) Firmware
4 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (1.99%) CA Endevor
2 2 (0.36%) Puppet
2 2 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 123 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.42%) Oracle
3 16 (2.90%) IBM
4 5 (0.91%) SAP
4 5 (0.91%) VMware
5 4 (0.72%) ESRI
5 4 (0.72%) Telerik
6 3 (0.54%) Google
6 3 (0.54%) Lotus
6 3 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.36%) Reuters
7 2 (0.36%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.36%) EMC
7 2 (0.36%) Cognos
7 2 (0.36%) Cisco
7 2 (0.36%) Fidessa
7 2 (0.36%) Xilinx
7 2 (0.36%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.36%) AppSense
7 2 (0.36%) Trapeze
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension Schem
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Bristow Sutor
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago