The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 76 113
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.12% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Average salary - £50,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +108.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
696 535 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.22% 54.98% 63.08%
Number of salaries quoted 571 467 738
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB6
East of England

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

VB6
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveX
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Micro Focus
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Micro Focus