The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 49 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 9 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.33% - 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.33% - 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB6
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
169 144 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 43.67% 40.11% 52.06%
Number of salaries quoted 129 141 188
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

VB6
Salary Trend in Luton

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Luton

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) VB
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) Visual Studio
3 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 17 (89.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
4 16 (84.21%) SQL
5 15 (78.95%) VB.NET
6 14 (73.68%) HTML
6 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
6 14 (73.68%) Crystal Reports
6 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
6 14 (73.68%) XML
7 11 (57.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (42.11%) Business Objects
8 8 (42.11%) MS Office
8 8 (42.11%) C++
9 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
9 7 (36.84%) Waterfall
10 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (31.58%) TeamCity
10 6 (31.58%) CMS
10 6 (31.58%) Scrum
10 6 (31.58%) MVC
10 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
10 6 (31.58%) Degree
10 6 (31.58%) TDD

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 6 (31.58%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (94.74%) Visual Studio
2 17 (89.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (57.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (31.58%) TeamCity
4 6 (31.58%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Software Developer
3 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
4 6 (31.58%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) VB Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
2 14 (73.68%) XML
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
3 6 (31.58%) WCF
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) XSLT
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) WSDL
4 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
5 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Waterfall
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
3 6 (31.58%) BCP
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (10.53%) Unified Process
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) RUP
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) VB
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 15 (78.95%) VB.NET
4 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
5 8 (42.11%) C++
6 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
7 6 (31.58%) C
8 2 (10.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle