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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 131 92 162
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +70
Permanent jobs citing VB6 11 41 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.48% 2.04% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 3.55% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 30 7
Average salary £25,000 £39,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.70% -3.65%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1042 1155 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.44% 57.46% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 852 988 1329
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
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 19 September 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 -12 6 - -
Potters Bar - 2 £25,000 -
VB6
East of England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (100.00%) VB
2 32 (84.21%) .NET
3 29 (76.32%) SQL
4 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET
5 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 22 (57.89%) Visual Studio
6 21 (55.26%) VB.NET
7 18 (47.37%) Web Services
8 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
9 16 (42.11%) CSS
10 15 (39.47%) Middleware
10 15 (39.47%) WPF
11 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
12 13 (34.21%) Oracle
12 13 (34.21%) .NET Framework
12 13 (34.21%) Relational Database
12 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
12 13 (34.21%) Ajax
13 12 (31.58%) C#
14 11 (28.95%) Finance
15 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (26.32%) XML
16 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
17 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
17 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
17 8 (21.05%) UML
17 8 (21.05%) Delphi
17 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (7.89%) Tuxedo
1 3 (7.89%) AquaLogic
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) VoIP
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
1 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 13 (34.21%) Relational Database
3 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (7.89%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 7
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.63%) MSI
3 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (2.63%) PVCS
3 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) Analyst Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Senior Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (21.05%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Graduate
8 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Junior
9 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 18 (47.37%) Web Services
4 16 (42.11%) CSS
5 15 (39.47%) Middleware
5 15 (39.47%) WPF
6 13 (34.21%) Ajax
6 13 (34.21%) .NET Framework
7 10 (26.32%) XML
8 5 (13.16%) WinForms
8 5 (13.16%) HTML
9 3 (7.89%) JPA
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (7.89%) Spring
9 3 (7.89%) JSF
9 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.89%) Struts
9 3 (7.89%) J2EE
10 2 (5.26%) XSLT
10 2 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) N-Tier
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
2 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
3 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) UML
4 3 (7.89%) MVC
4 3 (7.89%) SOA
4 3 (7.89%) BPEL
5 2 (5.26%) Time Management
5 2 (5.26%) OO
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.63%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Line Management
6 1 (2.63%) Release Management
6 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) VB
2 29 (76.32%) SQL
3 21 (55.26%) VB.NET
4 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
5 12 (31.58%) C#
6 8 (21.05%) Delphi
6 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
7 6 (15.79%) Java
8 5 (13.16%) C++
8 5 (13.16%) C
9 3 (7.89%) PHP
9 3 (7.89%) COBOL
9 3 (7.89%) VBScript
10 2 (5.26%) VBA
10 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) JBoss
3 3 (7.89%) BEA
3 3 (7.89%) Micro Focus
4 2 (5.26%) Twitter