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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 96 85
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.39% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.84% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
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
579 592 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.66% 46.43% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 451 470 411
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) VB
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (50.00%) Web Development
5 4 (33.33%) Back Office
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) COM+
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) XSLT
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) VBA
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) ITSM
6 3 (25.00%) VBScript
6 3 (25.00%) LINQ
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Document Management
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) T-SQL

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Graduate
1 6 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Graduate Software Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) ASP Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Crystal Reports Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Report Developer
2 4 (33.33%) VB Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) COM+
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) LINQ
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (25.00%) Document Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) VBA
3 3 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft