The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 127 - 140
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 12 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% - 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% - 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 6
Average salary £35,000 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
VB6
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
859 811 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.87% 33.74% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 760 682 792
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VB6
Salary Trend in Reading

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Reading

VB6
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 13 (100.00%) VB
1 13 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) SOAP
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) DHTML
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) W3C
1 13 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (76.92%) Web Accessibility
3 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
3 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 13 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
1 9 (69.23%) VB.NET Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Applications Support
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Applications Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Applications Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Support
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Application Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Server Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Server Support
5 2 (15.38%) Server Support Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) DHTML
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) SOAP
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (76.92%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) VB
1 13 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft