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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 326 296 298
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB6 124 135 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.62% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 1.27% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 115 118 147
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
10833 10656 11537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 49.03% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9150 9362 10308
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +23 52 £43,000 +28.35% 1
Kent -19 25 £50,000 +29.87%
West Sussex -9 13 £45,000 +5.88%
Berkshire -2 8 £39,000 -8.23% 1
Surrey +5 7 £37,250 -3.24% 4
Hampshire -45 7 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Oxfordshire -2 6 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £50,000 +29.87%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 263 (100.00%) VB
2 243 (92.40%) .NET
3 179 (68.06%) C#
4 161 (61.22%) VB.NET
5 143 (54.37%) ASP.NET
6 142 (53.99%) SQL Server
7 114 (43.35%) JavaScript
8 113 (42.97%) SQL
9 79 (30.04%) CSS
10 77 (29.28%) HTML
11 75 (28.52%) OO
12 71 (27.00%) T-SQL
13 68 (25.86%) Visual Studio
14 62 (23.57%) Microsoft
14 62 (23.57%) MVC
15 54 (20.53%) jQuery
16 51 (19.39%) Degree
17 48 (18.25%) Windows
18 46 (17.49%) .NET Framework
19 42 (15.97%) Web Services
20 41 (15.59%) MS Excel
20 41 (15.59%) Team Foundation Server
21 38 (14.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 38 (14.45%) Oracle
22 37 (14.07%) Java
23 36 (13.69%) VBScript
23 36 (13.69%) OOD
23 36 (13.69%) WCF
24 35 (13.31%) Computer Science
24 35 (13.31%) Finance

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (2.28%) IIS
2 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.76%) LiveLink
3 2 (0.76%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 41 (15.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) Extranet
2 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (53.99%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (8.37%) SQLite
5 20 (7.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (7.60%) MySQL
6 18 (6.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (6.84%) DTS
7 16 (6.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 10 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (3.42%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 68 (25.86%) Visual Studio
2 41 (15.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (10.65%) Maven
4 9 (3.42%) JIRA
5 7 (2.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (2.28%) NUnit
6 6 (2.28%) Subversion
7 4 (1.52%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.52%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.38%) NCover
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (13.31%) Finance
2 12 (4.56%) Manufacturing
2 12 (4.56%) Publishing
3 11 (4.18%) Retail
4 7 (2.66%) Legal
5 5 (1.90%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.76%) Advertising
6 2 (0.76%) Electronics
6 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 236 (89.73%) Developer
2 85 (32.32%) .NET Developer
3 80 (30.42%) C# Developer
4 58 (22.05%) Software Developer
5 43 (16.35%) VB Developer
6 40 (15.21%) VB6 Developer
7 36 (13.69%) Senior Developer
8 35 (13.31%) Web Developer
9 31 (11.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (8.37%) .NET Software Developer
11 19 (7.22%) Java Developer
12 18 (6.84%) C# Software Developer
13 16 (6.08%) VB.NET Developer
14 14 (5.32%) Senior C# Developer
14 14 (5.32%) Programmer
15 13 (4.94%) Analyst
16 11 (4.18%) Senior Web Developer
16 11 (4.18%) ASP.NET Developer
16 11 (4.18%) Senior Software Developer
17 10 (3.80%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (92.40%) .NET
2 143 (54.37%) ASP.NET
3 79 (30.04%) CSS
4 77 (29.28%) HTML
5 54 (20.53%) jQuery
6 46 (17.49%) .NET Framework
7 42 (15.97%) Web Services
8 36 (13.69%) WCF
9 32 (12.17%) WPF
10 28 (10.65%) REST
10 28 (10.65%) Spring Integration
10 28 (10.65%) JSON
10 28 (10.65%) Spring
10 28 (10.65%) Hibernate
11 25 (9.51%) AngularJS
12 23 (8.75%) LINQ
13 21 (7.98%) XML
13 21 (7.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 19 (7.22%) Classic ASP
14 19 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.31%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.46%) N-Tier
3 10 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.66%) FMCG
5 6 (2.28%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.52%) EPoS
8 2 (0.76%) GIS
8 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.38%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.25%) Windows
2 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.76%) UNIX
3 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
3 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.52%) OO
2 62 (23.57%) MVC
3 36 (13.69%) OOD
4 24 (9.13%) Web Development
5 18 (6.84%) BDD
5 18 (6.84%) Business Analysis
5 18 (6.84%) E-Commerce
6 17 (6.46%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (5.70%) TDD
8 14 (5.32%) OOP
9 12 (4.56%) Waterfall
10 9 (3.42%) Software Engineering
10 9 (3.42%) Unit Testing
10 9 (3.42%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (3.42%) Workflow
11 8 (3.04%) Scrum
11 8 (3.04%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (2.66%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (2.66%) Incident Management
12 7 (2.66%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 263 (100.00%) VB
2 179 (68.06%) C#
3 161 (61.22%) VB.NET
4 114 (43.35%) JavaScript
5 113 (42.97%) SQL
6 71 (27.00%) T-SQL
7 37 (14.07%) Java
8 36 (13.69%) VBScript
9 24 (9.13%) VBA
10 22 (8.37%) Lua
11 10 (3.80%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.28%) C++
13 3 (1.14%) PHP
14 2 (0.76%) C
14 2 (0.76%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.76%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.38%) Ruby
15 1 (0.38%) XPath
15 1 (0.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 51 (19.39%) Degree
2 16 (6.08%) SC Cleared
2 16 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.28%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.76%) MCAD
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.37%) ISO 9001
2 8 (3.04%) SLA
3 6 (2.28%) QA
Vendors
1 62 (23.57%) Microsoft
2 38 (14.45%) Oracle
3 8 (3.04%) Remedy
4 4 (1.52%) Citrix
4 4 (1.52%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.38%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.38%) Informatica
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 42k per year + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Otterbourne, Hampshire
Arqiva
Posted: 10 days ago