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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 363 339 308
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -31
Permanent jobs citing VB6 76 110 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.50% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 1.05% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 75 102 105
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
10244 10486 10226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.22% 47.35% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8892 8858 9001
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +25 25 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Hampshire +24 15 £38,500 -3.75% 1
East Sussex -16 14 £42,500 -2.29% 3
Berkshire +20 8 £33,750 -8.78% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 7 £35,000 -20.00% 1
West Sussex -20 3 £37,500 -16.66%
Oxfordshire -1 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Kent -26 2 £46,250 -7.50%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 168 (100.00%) VB
2 150 (89.29%) .NET
3 139 (82.74%) C#
4 106 (63.10%) SQL Server
5 81 (48.21%) VB.NET
6 80 (47.62%) JavaScript
7 76 (45.24%) ASP.NET
8 61 (36.31%) HTML
9 59 (35.12%) Finance
10 54 (32.14%) Windows
11 51 (30.36%) CSS
12 46 (27.38%) SQL
13 38 (22.62%) Java
14 35 (20.83%) jQuery
15 34 (20.24%) Visual Studio
16 33 (19.64%) OO
17 32 (19.05%) C++
18 30 (17.86%) Degree
19 29 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (17.26%) Microsoft
20 26 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
21 25 (14.88%) Computer Science
21 25 (14.88%) Web Services
22 24 (14.29%) XML
22 24 (14.29%) WCF
22 24 (14.29%) WPF
22 24 (14.29%) Software Testing
22 24 (14.29%) LINQ
23 23 (13.69%) SQLite
23 23 (13.69%) SQL Server 2008

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (1.79%) IIS
1 3 (1.79%) JBoss
2 2 (1.19%) Apache
2 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.19%) Documentum
2 2 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.60%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (63.10%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.69%) SQLite
2 23 (13.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (10.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (7.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.79%) MS Access
10 2 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (20.24%) Visual Studio
2 26 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.60%) Maven
5 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
General
1 59 (35.12%) Finance
2 14 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (1.19%) Military
3 2 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.60%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 138 (82.14%) Developer
2 59 (35.12%) C# Developer
3 45 (26.79%) .NET Developer
4 33 (19.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (17.26%) Software Developer
5 29 (17.26%) Senior Developer
6 18 (10.71%) Analyst
6 18 (10.71%) WPF Developer
7 14 (8.33%) Programmer
8 13 (7.74%) Support Analyst
8 13 (7.74%) Junior
8 13 (7.74%) Applications Support
8 13 (7.74%) Junior Developer
9 12 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
10 11 (6.55%) VB.NET Developer
10 11 (6.55%) C# Programmer
11 9 (5.36%) Senior Programmer
12 8 (4.76%) Java Developer
13 7 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
13 7 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (89.29%) .NET
2 76 (45.24%) ASP.NET
3 61 (36.31%) HTML
4 51 (30.36%) CSS
5 35 (20.83%) jQuery
6 25 (14.88%) Web Services
7 24 (14.29%) XML
7 24 (14.29%) WCF
7 24 (14.29%) WPF
7 24 (14.29%) LINQ
8 22 (13.10%) XSLT
9 19 (11.31%) WinForms
9 19 (11.31%) Entity Framework
10 13 (7.74%) .NET Framework
11 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (6.55%) REST
13 10 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 10 (5.95%) ODBC
13 10 (5.95%) ActiveX
13 10 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.88%) Computer Science
2 21 (12.50%) Equities
2 21 (12.50%) Derivative
3 17 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.98%) Statistics
5 5 (2.98%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.98%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.79%) ASTM
7 2 (1.19%) Replication
7 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.19%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.19%) GIS
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.60%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.14%) Windows
2 9 (5.36%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 5 (2.98%) UNIX
5 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.64%) OO
2 29 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 18 (10.71%) MVC
5 16 (9.52%) Scrum
6 14 (8.33%) TDD
6 14 (8.33%) Software Architecture
7 10 (5.95%) SDLC
8 9 (5.36%) Software Engineering
8 9 (5.36%) OOP
9 7 (4.17%) CRM
9 7 (4.17%) Fund Management
9 7 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (4.17%) Line Management
10 5 (2.98%) Mentoring
10 5 (2.98%) Unit Testing
10 5 (2.98%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (2.38%) Data Modelling
11 4 (2.38%) Configuration Management
12 3 (1.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (100.00%) VB
2 139 (82.74%) C#
3 81 (48.21%) VB.NET
4 80 (47.62%) JavaScript
5 46 (27.38%) SQL
6 38 (22.62%) Java
7 32 (19.05%) C++
8 21 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 20 (11.90%) Lua
10 15 (8.93%) PL/SQL
11 12 (7.14%) VBA
12 10 (5.95%) Ruby
13 9 (5.36%) C
14 6 (3.57%) XPath
15 3 (1.79%) ANSI SQL
15 3 (1.79%) VBScript
16 1 (0.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.60%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 30 (17.86%) Degree
2 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.79%) MCAD
4 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.10%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.98%) SLA
3 3 (1.79%) QA
3 3 (1.79%) HL7
Vendors
1 29 (17.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.19%) ESRI
4 2 (1.19%) EMC
5 1 (0.60%) Agilent
5 1 (0.60%) SAP
5 1 (0.60%) IBM
5 1 (0.60%) HP
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