The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 110 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB6 1 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.067% 0.22% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.36% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 19
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
VB6
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
728 1120 1101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 48.63% 62.96% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 639 1005 1018
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VB6
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

VB6
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 7 (77.78%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (77.78%) ODBC
3 7 (77.78%) ActiveX
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Finance

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) VB Developer
2 8 (88.89%) VB6 Developer
3 7 (77.78%) Software Developer
3 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
4 6 (66.67%) Web Developer
4 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
4 6 (66.67%) VB Software Engineer
4 6 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (66.67%) .NET Software Engineer
4 6 (66.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
2 7 (77.78%) ODBC
2 7 (77.78%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) SQL