The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Stevenage region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 36 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.23% 5.84% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.95% 13.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
101 60 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 45.09% 43.80% 73.66%
Number of salaries quoted 88 23 179
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB6
Hertfordshire

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

VB6
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Stevenage

VB6
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Silverlight
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) WAI
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
4 1 (16.67%) NUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) HNC
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) W3C

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Software Developer
3 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) WAI