The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 138 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.084% - 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% - 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
865 815 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.41% 35.48% 50.14%
Number of salaries quoted 721 728 981
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
Berkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) VB
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 13 (86.67%) C#
3 13 (86.67%) VB.NET
3 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
4 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (80.00%) VBA
4 12 (80.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (73.33%) DTS
6 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) VBScript
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) IIS
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) Advertising
8 2 (13.33%) Apache
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (13.33%) GIS
8 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) Document Management
8 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (6.67%) Legal
9 1 (6.67%) Active Directory

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (73.33%) DTS
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
1 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
1 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (13.33%) Document Management
2 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) VB
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 13 (86.67%) C#
3 13 (86.67%) VB.NET
4 12 (80.00%) VBA
4 12 (80.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) VBScript
6 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle