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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 332 303 280
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB6 116 133 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.60% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 1.21% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 111 123 164
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
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
10282 10974 12109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 46.19% 49.73% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8733 9448 10926
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
East Sussex +10 46 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Kent +3 18 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Hampshire -44 18 £36,000 -10.00%
West Sussex +11 16 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Surrey +3 15 £52,500 -25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -21 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Oxfordshire +3 1 £40,000 +14.28%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 233 (100.00%) VB
2 214 (91.85%) .NET
3 171 (73.39%) C#
4 136 (58.37%) JavaScript
5 123 (52.79%) SQL Server
6 119 (51.07%) VB.NET
7 109 (46.78%) HTML
8 108 (46.35%) ASP.NET
9 95 (40.77%) CSS
10 92 (39.48%) SQL
11 85 (36.48%) MVC
12 68 (29.18%) Oracle
13 66 (28.33%) OO
14 60 (25.75%) Microsoft
15 59 (25.32%) Java
16 58 (24.89%) Visual Studio
17 57 (24.46%) .NET Framework
18 48 (20.60%) WCF
19 47 (20.17%) T-SQL
20 44 (18.88%) MS Excel
20 44 (18.88%) jQuery
21 43 (18.45%) Web Development
22 40 (17.17%) Finance
22 40 (17.17%) OOD
22 40 (17.17%) Spring
23 39 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
23 39 (16.74%) Team Foundation Server
24 36 (15.45%) Windows
25 35 (15.02%) Hibernate
25 35 (15.02%) REST

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.43%) IIS
3 6 (2.58%) LiveLink
4 5 (2.15%) JBoss
5 1 (0.43%) Documentum
Applications
1 44 (18.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (52.79%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (12.02%) MySQL
4 25 (10.73%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 25 (10.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 25 (10.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (6.01%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (4.29%) SQLite
8 9 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.58%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.15%) Adabas
10 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.29%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.43%) DTS
Development Applications
1 58 (24.89%) Visual Studio
2 39 (16.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (15.02%) Maven
4 13 (5.58%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.58%) ProC
6 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (2.15%) Toad
6 5 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (17.17%) Finance
2 11 (4.72%) Publishing
3 2 (0.86%) Retail
3 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.43%) Electronics
4 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.43%) Legal
4 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 214 (91.85%) Developer
2 76 (32.62%) .NET Developer
3 69 (29.61%) C# Developer
4 44 (18.88%) Software Developer
5 43 (18.45%) Senior Developer
6 38 (16.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 35 (15.02%) VB Developer
8 34 (14.59%) VB6 Developer
9 33 (14.16%) Java Developer
10 29 (12.45%) Web Developer
11 24 (10.30%) Programmer
12 23 (9.87%) .NET Software Developer
13 20 (8.58%) C# Software Developer
14 17 (7.30%) Analyst
15 15 (6.44%) Analyst Programmer
15 15 (6.44%) Analyst Developer
16 14 (6.01%) Senior C# Developer
16 14 (6.01%) Senior .NET Developer
16 14 (6.01%) Oracle Developer
17 10 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (91.85%) .NET
2 109 (46.78%) HTML
3 108 (46.35%) ASP.NET
4 95 (40.77%) CSS
5 57 (24.46%) .NET Framework
6 48 (20.60%) WCF
7 44 (18.88%) jQuery
8 40 (17.17%) Spring
9 35 (15.02%) Hibernate
9 35 (15.02%) JSON
9 35 (15.02%) REST
9 35 (15.02%) Spring Integration
10 30 (12.88%) Classic ASP
11 27 (11.59%) Web Services
11 27 (11.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 26 (11.16%) AngularJS
13 17 (7.30%) HTML5
14 13 (5.58%) Dojo
14 13 (5.58%) XML
14 13 (5.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.15%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.44%) N-Tier
2 15 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.29%) Data Extraction
4 2 (0.86%) Equities
4 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.86%) Derivative
5 1 (0.43%) PDA
5 1 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.45%) Windows
2 10 (4.29%) UNIX
3 6 (2.58%) Solaris
3 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.43%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.48%) MVC
2 66 (28.33%) OO
3 43 (18.45%) Web Development
4 40 (17.17%) OOD
5 39 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (10.73%) Mentoring
7 18 (7.73%) Waterfall
8 16 (6.87%) Project Management
8 16 (6.87%) E-Commerce
9 15 (6.44%) Business Analysis
10 13 (5.58%) OOP
11 11 (4.72%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.43%) Workflow
13 7 (3.00%) TDD
13 7 (3.00%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (2.58%) Logistics
14 6 (2.58%) Data Protection
15 5 (2.15%) BDD
16 4 (1.72%) Web Application Development
16 4 (1.72%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 233 (100.00%) VB
2 171 (73.39%) C#
3 136 (58.37%) JavaScript
4 119 (51.07%) VB.NET
5 92 (39.48%) SQL
6 59 (25.32%) Java
7 47 (20.17%) T-SQL
8 28 (12.02%) PL/SQL
9 26 (11.16%) VBScript
10 13 (5.58%) C++
11 10 (4.29%) C
11 10 (4.29%) Lua
12 4 (1.72%) VC++
13 3 (1.29%) PHP
14 2 (0.86%) VBA
14 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.43%) XPath
15 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.43%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 25 (10.73%) Degree
2 14 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.15%) MCAD
4 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.29%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.86%) SLA
2 2 (0.86%) QA
Vendors
1 68 (29.18%) Oracle
2 60 (25.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.29%) Remedy
5 2 (0.86%) Citrix
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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