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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 388 353 352
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB6 76 104 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 1.06% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 72 103 77
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
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
10142 9854 10053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 52.40% 48.11% 50.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9025 8590 8502
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +11 35 £45,000 - 3
Berkshire +13 12 £35,000 -9.09%
West Sussex -2 12 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Hampshire +18 11 £44,000 -7.36% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £32,500 -13.33%
Surrey -22 4 £35,000 -26.31%
Oxfordshire - 2 £27,500 - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 149 (100.00%) VB
2 138 (92.62%) .NET
3 125 (83.89%) C#
4 120 (80.54%) SQL Server
5 85 (57.05%) VB.NET
6 77 (51.68%) SQL
7 69 (46.31%) ASP.NET
8 55 (36.91%) Visual Studio
9 54 (36.24%) HTML
9 54 (36.24%) MS Excel
10 53 (35.57%) XML
11 48 (32.21%) Finance
12 45 (30.20%) CSS
13 43 (28.86%) Degree
14 41 (27.52%) JavaScript
15 40 (26.85%) Microsoft
16 36 (24.16%) T-SQL
17 35 (23.49%) Oracle
18 31 (20.81%) OO
19 30 (20.13%) LINQ
20 29 (19.46%) WPF
21 28 (18.79%) Computer Science
21 28 (18.79%) Web Services
22 25 (16.78%) ISO 9001
22 25 (16.78%) SQLite
23 23 (15.44%) .NET Framework
24 22 (14.77%) jQuery
25 21 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
26 20 (13.42%) SOAP
27 19 (12.75%) Team Foundation Server

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (4.70%) IIS
2 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.67%) JBoss
3 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 54 (36.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.68%) Dynamics GP
1 4 (2.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.68%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (80.54%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.78%) SQLite
3 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (11.41%) MS Access
4 17 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.03%) MySQL
7 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (36.91%) Visual Studio
2 19 (12.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.01%) Maven
5 2 (1.34%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.67%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 48 (32.21%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Banking
3 8 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 139 (93.29%) Developer
2 82 (55.03%) .NET Developer
3 79 (53.02%) C# Developer
4 42 (28.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (24.16%) VB.NET Developer
6 25 (16.78%) C# WPF Developer
6 25 (16.78%) Senior Developer
6 25 (16.78%) WPF Developer
7 22 (14.77%) Applications Developer
7 22 (14.77%) Junior
8 21 (14.09%) Junior Developer
9 20 (13.42%) C# Application Developer
10 19 (12.75%) Junior .NET Developer
11 17 (11.41%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (10.74%) Junior VB.NET Developer
13 13 (8.72%) Applications Support
14 12 (8.05%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (8.05%) Senior VB.NET Developer
14 12 (8.05%) Web Developer
15 11 (7.38%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (92.62%) .NET
2 69 (46.31%) ASP.NET
3 54 (36.24%) HTML
4 53 (35.57%) XML
5 45 (30.20%) CSS
6 30 (20.13%) LINQ
7 29 (19.46%) WPF
8 28 (18.79%) Web Services
9 23 (15.44%) .NET Framework
10 22 (14.77%) jQuery
11 20 (13.42%) SOAP
12 15 (10.07%) AngularJS
12 15 (10.07%) Entity Framework
13 14 (9.40%) JSON
13 14 (9.40%) WinForms
14 13 (8.72%) Classic ASP
14 13 (8.72%) DHTML
15 12 (8.05%) HTML5
16 11 (7.38%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (7.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.79%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.72%) W3C
3 11 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.34%) Derivative
4 2 (1.34%) Equities
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.05%) Unix
2 10 (6.71%) Windows
3 4 (2.68%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.81%) OO
2 21 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.75%) ITIL
4 17 (11.41%) MVC
5 16 (10.74%) SDLC
6 15 (10.07%) Scrum
7 13 (8.72%) Service Delivery
8 10 (6.71%) UML
8 10 (6.71%) Web Accessibility
9 8 (5.37%) Multithreading
9 8 (5.37%) Project Management
10 7 (4.70%) ERP
11 5 (3.36%) CRM
11 5 (3.36%) Line Management
12 4 (2.68%) Feature Driven Development
12 4 (2.68%) Issue Tracking
12 4 (2.68%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (2.68%) Web Development
13 3 (2.01%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (2.01%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (100.00%) VB
2 125 (83.89%) C#
3 85 (57.05%) VB.NET
4 77 (51.68%) SQL
5 41 (27.52%) JavaScript
6 36 (24.16%) T-SQL
7 19 (12.75%) PL/SQL
8 16 (10.74%) VBScript
9 14 (9.40%) Java
10 11 (7.38%) VBA
11 10 (6.71%) C++
12 3 (2.01%) C
13 2 (1.34%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.34%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (1.34%) Delphi
13 2 (1.34%) R
14 1 (0.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (28.86%) Degree
2 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.68%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.78%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 40 (26.85%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.49%) Oracle
3 4 (2.68%) Telerik
4 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
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