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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 77 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 13 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.05% - 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% - 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 5
Average salary £42,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
610 516 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.04% 46.74% 46.34%
Number of salaries quoted 483 423 440
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Essex

VB6
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Basildon - 5 £42,500 -
Braintree - 3 £21,500 -
Witham - 2 - -
Colchester - 1 £40,000 -
VB6
East of England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) VB
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (35.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) VBScript
5 6 (30.00%) VBA
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Document Management
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Change Control
8 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (15.00%) Law
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (15.00%) ABAP
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
8 3 (15.00%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (15.00%) IIS
8 3 (15.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) XML
8 3 (15.00%) SAP
8 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.00%) Tcl

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) FTP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Military
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 6 (30.00%) Programmer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Graduate
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) COM+
5 2 (10.00%) XSLT
5 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
5 2 (10.00%) VXML
5 2 (10.00%) LINQ
6 1 (5.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (5.00%) WinForms
6 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
6 1 (5.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Document Management
2 4 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (15.00%) Web Development
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) VB
2 18 (90.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) VBA
4 6 (30.00%) VBScript
5 3 (15.00%) ABAP
6 2 (10.00%) Tcl
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco