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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 135 84 159
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +75
Permanent jobs citing VB6 13 46 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.55% 2.29% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 4.07% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 35 2
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1089 1130 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.16% 56.25% 54.13%
Number of salaries quoted 897 947 1283
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Hitchin -8 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City +5 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Potters Bar - 2 £25,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -15 1 £40,000 +14.28%
VB6
East of England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 41 (100.00%) VB
2 33 (80.49%) SQL
3 32 (78.05%) .NET
4 23 (56.10%) VB.NET
5 22 (53.66%) Visual Studio
6 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET
6 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
7 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
8 15 (36.59%) C#
8 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
8 15 (36.59%) Web Services
8 15 (36.59%) .NET Framework
8 15 (36.59%) WPF
9 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
9 13 (31.71%) Ajax
9 13 (31.71%) Relational Database
9 13 (31.71%) CSS
10 12 (29.27%) Middleware
11 11 (26.83%) Oracle
12 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
13 8 (19.51%) Degree
13 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
13 8 (19.51%) HTML
13 8 (19.51%) Finance
14 7 (17.07%) XML
14 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (14.63%) C++
15 6 (14.63%) C
15 6 (14.63%) VBScript

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) VoIP
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
1 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.88%) MS Access
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) PVCS
2 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.44%) MSI
2 1 (2.44%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Software Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Analyst Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Software Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (12.20%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Graduate
9 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (7.32%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Applications Developer
10 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Junior Developer
10 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (78.05%) .NET
2 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET
3 15 (36.59%) Web Services
3 15 (36.59%) .NET Framework
3 15 (36.59%) WPF
4 13 (31.71%) Ajax
4 13 (31.71%) CSS
5 12 (29.27%) Middleware
6 8 (19.51%) HTML
7 7 (17.07%) XML
8 5 (12.20%) WinForms
9 3 (7.32%) Silverlight
10 2 (4.88%) WCF
10 2 (4.88%) XSLT
11 1 (2.44%) MSMQ
11 1 (2.44%) LINQ
11 1 (2.44%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) UML
4 2 (4.88%) OO
4 2 (4.88%) RAD
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) Time Management
4 2 (4.88%) Android Development
5 1 (2.44%) Release Management
5 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) MVC
5 1 (2.44%) Scrum
5 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) VB
2 33 (80.49%) SQL
3 23 (56.10%) VB.NET
4 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
5 15 (36.59%) C#
6 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
7 6 (14.63%) C
7 6 (14.63%) C++
7 6 (14.63%) VBScript
8 5 (12.20%) Delphi
9 4 (9.76%) Java
9 4 (9.76%) PHP
10 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
11 2 (4.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) HNC
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Twitter