The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 120 102 144
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +42
Permanent jobs citing VB6 27 39 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.08% 1.84% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.32% 3.30% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 38 11
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1165 1182 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.77% 55.81% 54.91%
Number of salaries quoted 988 949 1195
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Hemel Hempstead -4 11 £38,750 +10.71%
Hitchin -3 5 - -
St Albans +3 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Welwyn Garden City +4 2 £40,000 -8.57%
Stevenage 0 2 £33,500 +19.64%
Hoddesdon - 2 £26,000 -
Potters Bar - 2 £30,500 -
VB6
East of England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 45 (100.00%) VB
2 35 (77.78%) SQL
3 34 (75.56%) .NET
4 25 (55.56%) VB.NET
5 22 (48.89%) Visual Studio
6 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 19 (42.22%) C#
8 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
9 17 (37.78%) .NET Framework
10 15 (33.33%) WPF
10 15 (33.33%) Web Services
11 13 (28.89%) CSS
11 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
11 13 (28.89%) Ajax
11 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
12 12 (26.67%) Middleware
13 11 (24.44%) Oracle
14 10 (22.22%) HTML
14 10 (22.22%) Degree
15 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
16 8 (17.78%) VBScript
16 8 (17.78%) Finance
16 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
17 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (15.56%) C
17 7 (15.56%) XML
18 6 (13.33%) C++

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) LAN
1 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.22%) VoIP
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.89%) MS Access
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) PVCS
2 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.22%) MSI
2 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Applications Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Graduate Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (8.89%) Graduate
8 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (75.56%) .NET
2 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 17 (37.78%) .NET Framework
4 15 (33.33%) WPF
4 15 (33.33%) Web Services
5 13 (28.89%) CSS
5 13 (28.89%) Ajax
6 12 (26.67%) Middleware
7 10 (22.22%) HTML
8 7 (15.56%) XML
9 5 (11.11%) WinForms
10 4 (8.89%) Silverlight
11 2 (4.44%) WCF
11 2 (4.44%) XSLT
12 1 (2.22%) MSMQ
12 1 (2.22%) LINQ
12 1 (2.22%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) UML
4 4 (8.89%) RAD
4 4 (8.89%) Android Development
5 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.67%) MVC
5 3 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (4.44%) OO
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL
7 1 (2.22%) Release Management
7 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.22%) Change Management
7 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) VB
2 35 (77.78%) SQL
3 25 (55.56%) VB.NET
4 19 (42.22%) C#
5 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
6 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (17.78%) VBScript
8 7 (15.56%) C
9 6 (13.33%) C++
10 5 (11.11%) Delphi
10 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
11 4 (8.89%) Java
11 4 (8.89%) PHP
12 2 (4.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) ISEB
3 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Twitter