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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 114 119 139
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Permanent jobs citing VB6 12 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.79% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 0.46% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 3
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
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
961 863 1260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 63.14% 56.41% 69.42%
Number of salaries quoted 801 724 1134
Average salary £48,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) VB
1 15 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
1 15 (100.00%) WPF
2 11 (73.33%) C#

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

General
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
1 15 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 11 (73.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (73.33%) C# Developer
2 11 (73.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Graduate
3 4 (26.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Graduate VB.NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Junior
3 4 (26.67%) Junior .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Junior Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Junior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) WPF
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) VB
1 15 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 11 (73.33%) C#
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle