The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 126 112 113
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB6 19 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.88% 1.55% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 3.06% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 18
Average salary £38,750 £32,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.09% -9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £40,000 £37,650
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
941 1014 1065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 43.73% 50.70% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 808 764 857
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VB6
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

VB6
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

VB6
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
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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
Borehamwood -7 4 £28,500 -3.38%
Hemel Hempstead -4 2 £38,750 -
Letchworth - 2 £48,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +6 1 - -
VB6
East of England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 30 (100.00%) .NET
1 30 (100.00%) VB
2 26 (86.67%) SQL
3 25 (83.33%) C#
4 22 (73.33%) SQL Server
5 17 (56.67%) T-SQL
5 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET
6 16 (53.33%) MVC
7 15 (50.00%) CSS
7 15 (50.00%) HTML
7 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (50.00%) jQuery
8 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
8 11 (36.67%) Classic ASP
9 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 9 (30.00%) Legal
10 9 (30.00%) IIS
10 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (30.00%) HTML5
10 9 (30.00%) CSS3
10 9 (30.00%) Ajax
10 9 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
11 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
11 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
11 8 (26.67%) WCF
11 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) LDAP
1 6 (20.00%) SNMP
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (30.00%) Legal
3 8 (26.67%) Finance
4 3 (10.00%) Billing
5 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (43.33%) Software Developer
4 9 (30.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (30.00%) T-SQL Developer
4 9 (30.00%) VB Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Junior
5 6 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Junior Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Database Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET
3 15 (50.00%) CSS
3 15 (50.00%) HTML
3 15 (50.00%) jQuery
4 11 (36.67%) Classic ASP
5 9 (30.00%) Ajax
5 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (30.00%) CSS3
5 9 (30.00%) HTML5
5 9 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 8 (26.67%) WCF
7 6 (20.00%) Qt
7 6 (20.00%) REST
7 6 (20.00%) SOAP
7 6 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) MVC
2 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (26.67%) OO
3 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (20.00%) OOP
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Web Development
6 3 (10.00%) Data Management
6 3 (10.00%) Time Management
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) VB
2 26 (86.67%) SQL
3 25 (83.33%) C#
4 17 (56.67%) T-SQL
5 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Perforce