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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 149 129 113
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.21% 1.03% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 2.06% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 32
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £26,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
1163 1311 1188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.92% 49.77% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1099 940
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,025 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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
Hemel Hempstead -23 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Hitchin +3 1 £40,000 -
VB6
East of England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) VB
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
4 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
4 7 (53.85%) Middleware
4 7 (53.85%) Micro Focus
4 7 (53.85%) MVC
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) BPEL
4 7 (53.85%) Spring
4 7 (53.85%) JSF
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (53.85%) AquaLogic
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (53.85%) JPA
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (53.85%) XML
4 7 (53.85%) COBOL
4 7 (53.85%) Delphi
4 7 (53.85%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) J2EE

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) JBoss
1 7 (53.85%) Tuxedo
1 7 (53.85%) AquaLogic
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Service Bus
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 7 (53.85%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Analyst Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 2 (15.38%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) VB Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) JPA
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (53.85%) J2EE
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) Struts
3 7 (53.85%) Middleware
3 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
3 7 (53.85%) Spring
3 7 (53.85%) JSF
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) UML
2 7 (53.85%) SOA
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) BPEL
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (53.85%) COBOL
2 7 (53.85%) Delphi
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) BEA
2 7 (53.85%) Micro Focus
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter
3 1 (7.69%) Sage