The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 61 55 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing VB6 25 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.62% 1.84% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 4.38% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 2
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,000 £28,825
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £35,000 £33,425
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB6
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
529 297 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 55.45% 42.07% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 437 272 372
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

VB6
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the South Yorkshire region.

VB6 Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

VB6
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

VB6
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Sheffield -21 14 £32,500 -7.14%
Rotherham - 3 £45,000 -
VB6
Yorkshire

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 28 (100.00%) VB
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 28 (100.00%) CSS
2 27 (96.43%) ASP.NET
3 25 (89.29%) C#
3 25 (89.29%) JavaScript
4 24 (85.71%) HTML
5 22 (78.57%) XHTML
6 19 (67.86%) Ajax
7 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
8 17 (60.71%) Silverlight
9 15 (53.57%) SOAP
9 15 (53.57%) XML
9 15 (53.57%) XSLT
9 15 (53.57%) WAI
10 13 (46.43%) COM+
11 12 (42.86%) Degree
12 11 (39.29%) C++
12 11 (39.29%) Java
12 11 (39.29%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (39.29%) jQuery
13 10 (35.71%) SQL
14 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
14 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 6 (21.43%) Subversion
16 5 (17.86%) SOA
16 5 (17.86%) NHibernate
16 5 (17.86%) WCF
17 4 (14.29%) VB.NET

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) CSS
2 27 (96.43%) ASP.NET
3 24 (85.71%) HTML
4 22 (78.57%) XHTML
5 19 (67.86%) Ajax
6 17 (60.71%) Silverlight
7 15 (53.57%) SOAP
7 15 (53.57%) XML
7 15 (53.57%) XSLT
8 13 (46.43%) COM+
9 11 (39.29%) jQuery
10 5 (17.86%) WCF
10 5 (17.86%) NHibernate
11 2 (7.14%) Classic ASP
12 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) NHS
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 11 (39.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) SOA
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.29%) MVVM
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) VB
2 25 (89.29%) C#
2 25 (89.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) C++
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) WAI
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Telerik