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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 153 117 96
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 1.09% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 2.36% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 37
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £29,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
1227 1146 1178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.96% 46.32% 55.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 976 949
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 £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead -14 2 £42,500 +9.67%
Borehamwood - 1 £25,500 -
VB6
East of England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Billing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) BPEL
6 1 (12.50%) Spring
6 1 (12.50%) JSF
6 1 (12.50%) JPA
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Android Development
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tuxedo
1 1 (12.50%) AquaLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) VB Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) JSF
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) JPA
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Data Management
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Android Development
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (12.50%) BPEL
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) COBOL
5 1 (12.50%) Delphi
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) BEA
2 1 (12.50%) Sage
2 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle