The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 60 64
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.71% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.14% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £27,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB6
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
229 263 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 47.31% 62.32% 63.04%
Number of salaries quoted 203 241 337
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

VB6
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Suffolk

VB6
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) VB
1 13 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) Migration
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
1 13 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Programmer
2 9 (69.23%) Software Programmer
2 9 (69.23%) Graduate
2 9 (69.23%) Software Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Programmer
2 9 (69.23%) C# Programmer
2 9 (69.23%) Software Applications Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Junior Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Graduate Software Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Graduate Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Junior Software Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Junior Software Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Junior
3 5 (38.46%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Graduate Programmer
3 5 (38.46%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Junior Programmer
4 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
1 13 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Migration
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) VB
1 13 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft