The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 487 393 398
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB6 493 631 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 1.10% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 417 579 608
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59166 57408 63806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.27% 52.61% 53.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49645 49323 56050
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VB6
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 within the UK.

VB6 Salary Trend in the UK

VB6
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

VB6 Salary Histogram in the UK

VB6
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
England -54 460 £40,000 +9.58% 47
South East -10 131 £42,500 +13.33% 10
London -3 92 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Yorkshire -49 72 £33,500 +3.07% 8
Brighton +31 56 £42,500 +26.86% 1
East Sussex +26 56 £42,500 +26.86% 1
West Midlands +21 46 £37,500 +7.14% 8
East of England -28 46 £40,000 +14.28% 1
West Yorkshire -47 38 £34,000 +4.61% 5
North West -49 38 £30,000 -14.28% 8
Kent -18 26 £47,500 +23.37%
South Yorkshire 0 25 £35,000 - 3
Scotland -7 24 £35,250 -9.03% 1
South West -39 23 £36,250 +3.57% 6
Leeds -42 23 £31,500 -3.07% 5
Glasgow +2 21 £35,500 -5.33% 1
Bedfordshire +7 20 £40,000 +6.66%
Cheshire -23 19 £31,250 -10.71% 1
Hertfordshire -32 18 £37,500 +0.67%
Luton - 14 £40,000 -
Birmingham +10 13 £35,000 -24.32% 2
Solihull +10 13 £42,500 -2.29% 3
Lancashire -9 13 £27,500 -27.63% 1
Sheffield -15 13 £33,000 -5.71%
West Sussex -22 12 £45,000 +5.88%
East Midlands -26 12 £30,000 -25.00%
Warrington -28 12 £30,000 -14.28%
Crawley +5 10 £43,750 +2.94%
Cambridgeshire -4 10 £45,000 +38.46%
Staffordshire -12 10 £32,500 - 1

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 979 (100.00%) VB
2 903 (92.24%) .NET
3 636 (64.96%) C#
4 621 (63.43%) SQL Server
5 599 (61.18%) VB.NET
6 581 (59.35%) SQL
7 429 (43.82%) ASP.NET
8 372 (38.00%) JavaScript
9 316 (32.28%) HTML
10 283 (28.91%) Microsoft
11 237 (24.21%) CSS
12 216 (22.06%) XML
13 212 (21.65%) Visual Studio
14 192 (19.61%) Oracle
15 189 (19.31%) T-SQL
15 189 (19.31%) Windows
16 171 (17.47%) .NET Framework
17 169 (17.26%) Degree
18 167 (17.06%) MS Excel
19 152 (15.53%) OO
20 149 (15.22%) jQuery
21 148 (15.12%) Finance
22 144 (14.71%) MVC
22 144 (14.71%) Web Services
23 141 (14.40%) SQL Server 2008
24 130 (13.28%) WCF
25 111 (11.34%) Java
26 109 (11.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 103 (10.52%) Crystal Reports
28 98 (10.01%) Team Foundation Server

VB6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 66 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 59 (6.03%) IIS
3 32 (3.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (2.25%) MODX
5 14 (1.43%) LiveLink
6 10 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.72%) CMS
8 6 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.41%) Node.js
9 4 (0.41%) Apache
10 2 (0.20%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.10%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.10%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.10%) Documentum
11 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 167 (17.06%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.19%) MS Office
3 23 (2.35%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.61%) assyst
3 5 (0.51%) SAP SRM
4 4 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.20%) Line 500
6 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.84%) SaaS
2 8 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.33%) Intranet
2 12 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.02%) Extranet
4 9 (0.92%) Internet
5 8 (0.82%) Ethernet
5 8 (0.82%) Firewall
6 5 (0.51%) VPN
7 3 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.20%) SSL
8 2 (0.20%) HTTP
8 2 (0.20%) LAN
9 1 (0.10%) VoIP
9 1 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (63.43%) SQL Server
2 141 (14.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 109 (11.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 103 (10.52%) Crystal Reports
5 95 (9.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 70 (7.15%) Relational Database
7 65 (6.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 54 (5.52%) Oracle Database
9 45 (4.60%) MySQL
10 37 (3.78%) SQL Server 2000
11 35 (3.58%) RDBMS
12 32 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (2.45%) SQLite
13 24 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 23 (2.35%) MS Access
15 21 (2.15%) PerformancePoint
16 20 (2.04%) DTS
17 17 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
18 16 (1.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
19 11 (1.12%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 212 (21.65%) Visual Studio
2 98 (10.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (4.90%) Subversion
4 32 (3.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 29 (2.96%) Maven
6 15 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 14 (1.43%) NUnit
8 11 (1.12%) JIRA
9 9 (0.92%) MSBuild
10 8 (0.82%) JUnit
11 6 (0.61%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.61%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.61%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.61%) Git (software)
11 6 (0.61%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.41%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.41%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.31%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.31%) TestComplete
General
1 148 (15.12%) Finance
2 25 (2.55%) Manufacturing
3 24 (2.45%) Retail
4 23 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.25%) Billing
5 22 (2.25%) Law
5 22 (2.25%) Legal
6 18 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (1.74%) Publishing
8 15 (1.53%) Aerospace
9 13 (1.33%) Banking
10 12 (1.23%) Electronics
10 12 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.82%) Marketing
12 6 (0.61%) Advertising
13 5 (0.51%) Front Office
13 5 (0.51%) Avionics
14 4 (0.41%) Back Office
15 3 (0.31%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 746 (76.20%) Developer
2 306 (31.26%) .NET Developer
3 164 (16.75%) Software Developer
4 162 (16.55%) VB.NET Developer
5 137 (13.99%) C# Developer
6 116 (11.85%) VB Developer
7 107 (10.93%) VB6 Developer
8 96 (9.81%) Senior Developer
9 75 (7.66%) Analyst
10 69 (7.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 66 (6.74%) Applications Support
12 62 (6.33%) Software Engineer
13 50 (5.11%) Web Developer
14 44 (4.49%) ASP.NET Developer
15 39 (3.98%) SQL Developer
16 37 (3.78%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
17 31 (3.17%) Java Developer
17 31 (3.17%) Support Analyst
18 30 (3.06%) Senior .NET Developer
18 30 (3.06%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 903 (92.24%) .NET
2 429 (43.82%) ASP.NET
3 316 (32.28%) HTML
4 237 (24.21%) CSS
5 216 (22.06%) XML
6 171 (17.47%) .NET Framework
7 149 (15.22%) jQuery
8 144 (14.71%) Web Services
9 130 (13.28%) WCF
10 95 (9.70%) WPF
11 76 (7.76%) WinForms
12 75 (7.66%) Classic ASP
13 68 (6.95%) Ajax
14 51 (5.21%) JSON
15 50 (5.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 49 (5.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 46 (4.70%) XSLT
18 45 (4.60%) SOAP
19 42 (4.29%) REST
20 40 (4.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.25%) Computer Science
2 28 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 24 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (2.15%) Mathematics
5 18 (1.84%) Mobile App
6 17 (1.74%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.33%) Life Science
8 11 (1.12%) FMCG
9 9 (0.92%) Informatics
10 8 (0.82%) Visualisation
10 8 (0.82%) EPoS
11 7 (0.72%) NHS
11 7 (0.72%) Physics
12 6 (0.61%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.51%) SWIFT
13 5 (0.51%) Robotics
13 5 (0.51%) PDA
13 5 (0.51%) Derivative
13 5 (0.51%) GIS
14 3 (0.31%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 189 (19.31%) Windows
2 24 (2.45%) Android
2 24 (2.45%) UNIX
3 22 (2.25%) Linux
4 14 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.02%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.92%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.82%) Debian
9 8 (0.82%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.72%) Solaris
11 4 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (15.53%) OO
2 144 (14.71%) MVC
3 95 (9.70%) Software Engineering
4 75 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (6.84%) OOP
6 62 (6.33%) TDD
7 56 (5.72%) OOD
8 55 (5.62%) Scrum
9 54 (5.52%) Unit Testing
10 51 (5.21%) Web Development
11 50 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (4.29%) E-Commerce
13 41 (4.19%) Migration
14 40 (4.09%) Project Management
15 37 (3.78%) Release Management
16 35 (3.58%) ITIL
17 32 (3.27%) Workflow
18 30 (3.06%) Service Delivery
18 30 (3.06%) Requirements Analysis
19 28 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 979 (100.00%) VB
2 636 (64.96%) C#
3 599 (61.18%) VB.NET
4 581 (59.35%) SQL
5 372 (38.00%) JavaScript
6 189 (19.31%) T-SQL
7 111 (11.34%) Java
8 90 (9.19%) VBA
9 78 (7.97%) VBScript
10 64 (6.54%) C++
11 57 (5.82%) PL/SQL
12 45 (4.60%) PHP
13 22 (2.25%) Lua
14 21 (2.15%) C
15 11 (1.12%) MATLAB
16 9 (0.92%) Perl
17 8 (0.82%) VC++
18 7 (0.72%) Bash Shell
19 6 (0.61%) Delphi
19 6 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 169 (17.26%) Degree
2 35 (3.58%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.82%) MCTS
5 8 (0.82%) MCPD
6 7 (0.72%) PhD
6 7 (0.72%) ISEB
6 7 (0.72%) MCSD
7 6 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.31%) MCSE
9 2 (0.20%) HNC
9 2 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.10%) MCAD
10 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.98%) QA
2 24 (2.45%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.53%) WAI
4 11 (1.12%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.41%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (0.31%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.20%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 283 (28.91%) Microsoft
2 192 (19.61%) Oracle
3 21 (2.15%) Telerik
4 19 (1.94%) Business Objects
5 18 (1.84%) DevExpress
6 12 (1.23%) SAP
7 9 (0.92%) Apple
7 9 (0.92%) Remedy
7 9 (0.92%) VMware
8 8 (0.82%) Wall Street Systems
8 8 (0.82%) Cisco
9 6 (0.61%) Tableau
9 6 (0.61%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.51%) Sybase
10 5 (0.51%) Fidessa
10 5 (0.51%) Citrix
11 3 (0.31%) Juniper
11 3 (0.31%) FactSet
11 3 (0.31%) Aruba
11 3 (0.31%) Red Gate
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £45k + pkg
Posted: 20 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £40k
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £35k+ pkg
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago