The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 65 50 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB6 13 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.80% 1.92% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 4.76% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 2
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB6
South Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
373 231 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 51.59% 40.38% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 318 221 288
Average salary £35,000 £32,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,050 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

VB6
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Sheffield

VB6
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) VB
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
3 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (85.71%) C#
3 12 (85.71%) XHTML
4 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 10 (71.43%) Ajax
5 8 (57.14%) COM+
5 8 (57.14%) SOAP
5 8 (57.14%) XML
5 8 (57.14%) XSLT
5 8 (57.14%) Degree
5 8 (57.14%) WAI
6 7 (50.00%) Silverlight
7 6 (42.86%) C++
7 6 (42.86%) Java
7 6 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (35.71%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
9 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
9 3 (21.43%) jQuery
10 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP
10 2 (14.29%) Migration

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
3 12 (85.71%) XHTML
4 10 (71.43%) Ajax
5 8 (57.14%) COM+
5 8 (57.14%) SOAP
5 8 (57.14%) XML
5 8 (57.14%) XSLT
6 7 (50.00%) Silverlight
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
8 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP
9 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
9 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 1 (7.14%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) VB
2 12 (85.71%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft