The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 84 88
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.62% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.31% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Average salary - £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB6
East of 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 Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
534 533 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.68% 47.38% 60.37%
Number of salaries quoted 443 465 579
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VB6
Salary Trend in Essex

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Essex