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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 343 301 301
Rank change year-on-year
-42 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 97 133 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.62% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 1.25% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 90 124 128
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
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
10017 10652 11468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 45.86% 49.48% 50.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8361 9347 10190
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +1 38 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Hampshire -38 20 £36,000 -10.00%
Kent -8 15 £50,000 +29.87%
West Sussex 0 13 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Surrey - 6 £32,500 - 4
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire +10 1 £40,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +2 1 £29,000 -18.88%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 239 (100.00%) VB
2 225 (94.14%) .NET
3 173 (72.38%) C#
4 131 (54.81%) JavaScript
5 130 (54.39%) VB.NET
6 127 (53.14%) SQL Server
7 121 (50.63%) ASP.NET
8 104 (43.51%) HTML
9 98 (41.00%) SQL
10 92 (38.49%) CSS
11 76 (31.80%) MVC
12 73 (30.54%) OO
13 67 (28.03%) Visual Studio
14 61 (25.52%) T-SQL
15 58 (24.27%) Microsoft
16 54 (22.59%) Oracle
17 53 (22.18%) Java
18 52 (21.76%) jQuery
19 50 (20.92%) .NET Framework
20 44 (18.41%) WCF
21 43 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
22 42 (17.57%) Team Foundation Server
22 42 (17.57%) MS Excel
23 41 (17.15%) Windows
24 40 (16.74%) Finance
25 39 (16.32%) OOD
26 36 (15.06%) Degree
26 36 (15.06%) Web Development
27 32 (13.39%) Hibernate
27 32 (13.39%) Spring

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (3.77%) IIS
2 8 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.09%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.42%) Documentum
Applications
1 42 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.42%) Extranet
1 1 (0.42%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (53.14%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (11.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (9.62%) MySQL
5 21 (8.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (7.95%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 15 (6.28%) SQLite
8 14 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (5.44%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (2.93%) DTS
11 7 (2.93%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 67 (28.03%) Visual Studio
2 42 (17.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (13.39%) Maven
4 11 (4.60%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.09%) ProC
5 5 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (2.09%) Toad
5 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (16.74%) Finance
2 14 (5.86%) Publishing
3 8 (3.35%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.09%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.09%) Legal
5 4 (1.67%) Retail
6 2 (0.84%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 220 (92.05%) Developer
2 78 (32.64%) .NET Developer
3 74 (30.96%) C# Developer
4 53 (22.18%) Software Developer
5 38 (15.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 37 (15.48%) Web Developer
7 36 (15.06%) Senior Developer
8 33 (13.81%) VB Developer
9 31 (12.97%) VB6 Developer
10 27 (11.30%) Java Developer
11 24 (10.04%) .NET Software Developer
12 21 (8.79%) C# Software Developer
13 20 (8.37%) Programmer
14 15 (6.28%) Analyst
15 14 (5.86%) Senior C# Developer
16 12 (5.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 12 (5.02%) Analyst Programmer
17 11 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
18 10 (4.18%) Senior Software Developer
18 10 (4.18%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (94.14%) .NET
2 121 (50.63%) ASP.NET
3 104 (43.51%) HTML
4 92 (38.49%) CSS
5 52 (21.76%) jQuery
6 50 (20.92%) .NET Framework
7 44 (18.41%) WCF
8 32 (13.39%) Hibernate
8 32 (13.39%) Spring
8 32 (13.39%) JSON
8 32 (13.39%) REST
8 32 (13.39%) Spring Integration
9 31 (12.97%) Web Services
10 27 (11.30%) AngularJS
10 27 (11.30%) Classic ASP
11 26 (10.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 21 (8.79%) HTML5
13 17 (7.11%) WPF
14 16 (6.69%) LINQ
15 15 (6.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.88%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.95%) N-Tier
3 15 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.09%) Data Extraction
4 5 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.26%) FMCG
5 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.42%) PDA
7 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.15%) Windows
2 7 (2.93%) UNIX
3 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.67%) Solaris
6 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.42%) Android
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (31.80%) MVC
2 73 (30.54%) OO
3 43 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (16.32%) OOD
5 36 (15.06%) Web Development
6 19 (7.95%) Mentoring
7 18 (7.53%) E-Commerce
8 16 (6.69%) Business Analysis
8 16 (6.69%) OOP
9 14 (5.86%) Waterfall
10 13 (5.44%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.60%) TDD
12 9 (3.77%) BDD
12 9 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (3.35%) Project Management
13 8 (3.35%) Workflow
14 6 (2.51%) Unit Testing
14 6 (2.51%) Systems Analysis
15 5 (2.09%) Automated Testing
16 4 (1.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 239 (100.00%) VB
2 173 (72.38%) C#
3 131 (54.81%) JavaScript
4 130 (54.39%) VB.NET
5 98 (41.00%) SQL
6 61 (25.52%) T-SQL
7 53 (22.18%) Java
8 30 (12.55%) VBScript
9 22 (9.21%) PL/SQL
10 15 (6.28%) Lua
11 10 (4.18%) C++
11 10 (4.18%) VBA
12 8 (3.35%) C
13 4 (1.67%) VC++
14 3 (1.26%) PHP
15 2 (0.84%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.84%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.42%) Delphi
16 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (15.06%) Degree
2 13 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.51%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.09%) MCAD
6 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.28%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.51%) QA
3 3 (1.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 58 (24.27%) Microsoft
2 54 (22.59%) Oracle
3 5 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.09%) Remedy
4 4 (1.67%) Citrix
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