The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 333 342 282
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -60
Permanent jobs citing VB6 103 79 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.38% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 0.77% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 100 65 149
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +5.00%
VB6
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10055 10229 11032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.48% 49.42% 51.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8739 8611 9831
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB6
Salary Trend in the South East

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

VB6 Salary Trend in the South East

VB6
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram in the South East

VB6
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +5 29 £52,500 +59.09% 6
East Sussex -1 27 £45,000 - 2
Kent +20 20 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Hampshire -8 15 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex -5 9 £48,750 +21.87%
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £37,500 -
Berkshire -5 1 £38,500 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 214 (100.00%) VB
2 198 (92.52%) .NET
3 157 (73.36%) C#
4 153 (71.50%) JavaScript
5 112 (52.34%) HTML
6 109 (50.93%) ASP.NET
7 104 (48.60%) SQL Server
8 103 (48.13%) VB.NET
9 96 (44.86%) SQL
10 87 (40.65%) CSS
11 85 (39.72%) MVC
12 78 (36.45%) Oracle
13 71 (33.18%) Finance
14 66 (30.84%) Java
15 56 (26.17%) .NET Framework
16 50 (23.36%) Microsoft
17 47 (21.96%) T-SQL
17 47 (21.96%) jQuery
18 46 (21.50%) WCF
19 45 (21.03%) OO
20 41 (19.16%) Windows
21 40 (18.69%) MS Excel
22 36 (16.82%) Web Development
23 35 (16.36%) PL/SQL
24 34 (15.89%) MySQL
24 34 (15.89%) Visual Studio
24 34 (15.89%) Team Foundation Server
25 33 (15.42%) Spring
26 31 (14.49%) Classic ASP
27 29 (13.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 9 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.34%) IIS
2 5 (2.34%) JBoss
3 4 (1.87%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.47%) Documentum
Applications
1 40 (18.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) FTP
1 1 (0.47%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (48.60%) SQL Server
2 34 (15.89%) MySQL
3 28 (13.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (11.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (10.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (9.81%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 17 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (7.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (6.07%) Relational Database
10 13 (6.07%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (3.27%) Oracle Database
11 7 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (2.34%) Adabas
12 5 (2.34%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.40%) SQLite
14 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (15.89%) Visual Studio
1 34 (15.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (13.08%) Maven
3 12 (5.61%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (5.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (3.74%) ProC
6 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.87%) Toad
General
1 71 (33.18%) Finance
2 6 (2.80%) Publishing
3 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.47%) Military
4 1 (0.47%) Retail
4 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 190 (88.79%) Developer
2 75 (35.05%) .NET Developer
3 54 (25.23%) C# Developer
4 38 (17.76%) Software Developer
5 34 (15.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 32 (14.95%) Programmer
7 31 (14.49%) Java Developer
8 25 (11.68%) Senior Developer
9 23 (10.75%) VB Developer
10 22 (10.28%) VB6 Developer
11 20 (9.35%) .NET Software Developer
12 19 (8.88%) C# Software Developer
12 19 (8.88%) Analyst
13 15 (7.01%) Web Developer
13 15 (7.01%) Analyst Programmer
13 15 (7.01%) Senior .NET Developer
14 14 (6.54%) Analyst Developer
15 13 (6.07%) Oracle Developer
16 8 (3.74%) .NET Programmer
17 7 (3.27%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (92.52%) .NET
2 112 (52.34%) HTML
3 109 (50.93%) ASP.NET
4 87 (40.65%) CSS
5 56 (26.17%) .NET Framework
6 47 (21.96%) jQuery
7 46 (21.50%) WCF
8 33 (15.42%) Spring
9 31 (14.49%) Classic ASP
10 29 (13.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 28 (13.08%) REST
11 28 (13.08%) Spring Integration
11 28 (13.08%) JSON
11 28 (13.08%) Hibernate
12 25 (11.68%) Web Services
12 25 (11.68%) AngularJS
13 22 (10.28%) XML
14 17 (7.94%) XSLT
15 14 (6.54%) HTML5
16 10 (4.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.54%) Equities
2 14 (6.54%) Derivative
3 13 (6.07%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.74%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.16%) Windows
2 11 (5.14%) UNIX
3 8 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.80%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.80%) Solaris
5 1 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (39.72%) MVC
2 45 (21.03%) OO
3 36 (16.82%) Web Development
4 28 (13.08%) OOD
5 23 (10.75%) Project Management
5 23 (10.75%) Software Engineering
6 22 (10.28%) Mentoring
7 19 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (7.01%) Logistics
9 12 (5.61%) Software Testing
9 12 (5.61%) Waterfall
10 11 (5.14%) OOP
11 10 (4.67%) Business Analysis
12 8 (3.74%) Workflow
13 7 (3.27%) Automated Testing
14 6 (2.80%) Time Management
14 6 (2.80%) Test Scripting
14 6 (2.80%) TDD
15 5 (2.34%) E-Commerce
16 4 (1.87%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 214 (100.00%) VB
2 157 (73.36%) C#
3 153 (71.50%) JavaScript
4 103 (48.13%) VB.NET
5 96 (44.86%) SQL
6 66 (30.84%) Java
7 47 (21.96%) T-SQL
8 35 (16.36%) PL/SQL
9 23 (10.75%) C++
10 22 (10.28%) VBScript
11 13 (6.07%) C
12 5 (2.34%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.87%) VBA
13 4 (1.87%) VC++
14 3 (1.40%) Lua
15 1 (0.47%) Korn
15 1 (0.47%) Perl
15 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (7.01%) Degree
2 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.87%) VCP4
4 3 (1.40%) MCAD
5 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.34%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 78 (36.45%) Oracle
2 50 (23.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.87%) Remedy
4 3 (1.40%) Citrix
4 3 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.47%) HP
5 1 (0.47%) EMC
5 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
Guildford, Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Egham
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £27,000 - £34,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Banbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 27 days ago