The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 553 528 501
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -27
Permanent jobs citing VB6 65 85 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.36% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 63 78 120
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £41,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +25.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
VB6
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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20745 23291 24932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 50.85% 54.27% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17903 19633 21766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,175 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in London

VB6
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the London region.

VB6 Salary Trend in London

VB6
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram in London

VB6
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
City of London +10 19 £50,000 -6.97% 2
Romford - 4 £33,500 -
Enfield - 2 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £42,500 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 149 (100.00%) VB
2 126 (84.56%) .NET
3 110 (73.83%) SQL
4 97 (65.10%) C#
5 92 (61.74%) SQL Server
6 81 (54.36%) ASP.NET
7 71 (47.65%) JavaScript
8 70 (46.98%) VB.NET
9 62 (41.61%) Microsoft
10 61 (40.94%) Visual Studio
11 59 (39.60%) HTML
12 58 (38.93%) MVC
13 57 (38.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 55 (36.91%) jQuery
15 49 (32.89%) Windows
16 48 (32.21%) CSS
17 44 (29.53%) XML
17 44 (29.53%) Oracle
18 43 (28.86%) WCF
19 38 (25.50%) T-SQL
20 35 (23.49%) Active Directory
21 34 (22.82%) VBA
22 33 (22.15%) Classic ASP
22 33 (22.15%) Degree
23 30 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
23 30 (20.13%) MS Excel
23 30 (20.13%) ADO.NET
24 29 (19.46%) SOAP
25 28 (18.79%) VBScript
26 27 (18.12%) IIS

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 27 (18.12%) IIS
2 16 (10.74%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (20.13%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.45%) Extranet
2 25 (16.78%) Intranet
3 2 (1.34%) Internet
3 2 (1.34%) VPN
3 2 (1.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (61.74%) SQL Server
2 57 (38.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (17.45%) Oracle Database
4 25 (16.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (9.40%) MS Access
5 14 (9.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (8.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (7.38%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (6.71%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.03%) OLTP
10 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.01%) Big Data
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 61 (40.94%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.05%) NUnit
2 12 (8.05%) Rhino Mocks
2 12 (8.05%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.34%) JUnit
5 2 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.34%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.34%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.67%) LLBLGen Pro
6 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 15 (10.07%) Finance
1 15 (10.07%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (4.03%) Front Office
3 4 (2.68%) Law
4 3 (2.01%) German Language
4 3 (2.01%) Retail
5 2 (1.34%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 110 (73.83%) Developer
2 37 (24.83%) .NET Developer
3 24 (16.11%) Applications Support
4 22 (14.77%) Intranet Developer
5 16 (10.74%) VB Developer
5 16 (10.74%) VB6 Developer
6 14 (9.40%) C# Developer
6 14 (9.40%) VB.NET Developer
6 14 (9.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (8.05%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.05%) Lead Developer
7 12 (8.05%) Lead .NET Developer
8 9 (6.04%) Technical Leader
8 9 (6.04%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.04%) Analyst
9 7 (4.70%) Applications Support Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Programmer
11 5 (3.36%) Excel Developer
11 5 (3.36%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (84.56%) .NET
2 81 (54.36%) ASP.NET
3 59 (39.60%) HTML
4 55 (36.91%) jQuery
5 48 (32.21%) CSS
6 44 (29.53%) XML
7 43 (28.86%) WCF
8 33 (22.15%) Classic ASP
9 30 (20.13%) ADO.NET
10 29 (19.46%) SOAP
11 26 (17.45%) REST
12 25 (16.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 25 (16.78%) MSMQ
13 21 (14.09%) WinForms
14 18 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (7.38%) Web Services
16 9 (6.04%) HTML5
16 9 (6.04%) ADO
17 6 (4.03%) JSON
18 5 (3.36%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Life Science
2 9 (6.04%) User Experience
3 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.70%) Derivative
4 7 (4.70%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.03%) Equities
6 5 (3.36%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.68%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.68%) Informatics
8 3 (2.01%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.01%) Physics
8 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.34%) GIS
9 2 (1.34%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.34%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.34%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.67%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.67%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.89%) Windows
2 3 (2.01%) UNIX
2 3 (2.01%) Linux
3 2 (1.34%) Debian
4 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.93%) MVC
2 30 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.11%) OO
4 22 (14.77%) Coaching
5 16 (10.74%) TDD
6 14 (9.40%) CRM
6 14 (9.40%) Scrum
6 14 (9.40%) BDD
7 13 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (8.72%) Workflow
8 12 (8.05%) Project Management
8 12 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.04%) Line Management
9 9 (6.04%) Performance Management
9 9 (6.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (6.04%) Project Planning
9 9 (6.04%) DSDM
9 9 (6.04%) OOP
10 8 (5.37%) Migration
10 8 (5.37%) UML
Programming Languages
1 149 (100.00%) VB
2 110 (73.83%) SQL
3 97 (65.10%) C#
4 71 (47.65%) JavaScript
5 70 (46.98%) VB.NET
6 38 (25.50%) T-SQL
7 34 (22.82%) VBA
8 28 (18.79%) VBScript
9 16 (10.74%) PL/SQL
10 15 (10.07%) Java
11 12 (8.05%) C++
12 7 (4.70%) Python
13 3 (2.01%) PHP
14 1 (0.67%) Tcl
14 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 33 (22.15%) Degree
2 6 (4.03%) PhD
3 5 (3.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.05%) HL7
2 9 (6.04%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 35 (23.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 62 (41.61%) Microsoft
2 44 (29.53%) Oracle
3 25 (16.78%) Telerik
4 2 (1.34%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.34%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (0.67%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.67%) Tableau
5 1 (0.67%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.67%) Mapinfo
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