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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 75 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing VB6 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.28% 0.45% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
404 305 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 56.90% 46.00% 56.66%
Number of salaries quoted 359 257 300
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) XHTML
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) COM+
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) NHibernate
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) WAI

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Software Development Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) XHTML
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) COM+
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (40.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) WAI