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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 89 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 7 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.59% - 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% - 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Average salary £42,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
617 583 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 51.68% 48.79% 51.51%
Number of salaries quoted 489 501 492
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 31 July 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 - 3 £42,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £32,500 -
Colchester - 1 £40,000 -
VB6
East of England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) VB
1 13 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Document Management
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) VBScript
5 4 (30.77%) VBA
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) Change Control
6 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (23.08%) ABAP
6 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (23.08%) Law
7 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (15.38%) Military
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) SAP ERP
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (15.38%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Law
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Military
3 2 (15.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst Programmer
1 4 (30.77%) Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) ABAP Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Development Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) MSMQ
3 2 (15.38%) VXML
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XSL
4 1 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Document Management
1 4 (30.77%) Change Control
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) VB
1 13 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VBScript
3 4 (30.77%) VBA
4 3 (23.08%) ABAP
5 2 (15.38%) Tcl
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle