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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 541 528 422
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -106
Permanent jobs citing VB6 393 459 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.39% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.74% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 349 405 542
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
56578 62406 58951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.01% 52.56% 53.35%
Number of salaries quoted 48099 52693 50617
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 27 April 2015 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 27 April 2015. 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 -5 368 £40,000 +3.89% 46
South East +11 105 £41,250 +5.76% 12
West Midlands +18 64 £35,000 - 12
Yorkshire +13 50 £40,000 - 4
London +3 42 £44,000 -12.00% 6
West Yorkshire -14 38 £40,000 - 2
East Sussex -16 33 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Hampshire +16 32 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Brighton -13 31 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Winchester +5 29 £40,000 - 1
Leeds +5 28 £37,500 - 1
North West -19 28 £34,500 +6.15% 4
East of England +3 27 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Birmingham +9 24 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Surrey +23 23 £57,500 +48.38% 5
East Midlands +5 21 £38,000 -2.56% 2
North East +15 19 £35,000 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 19 £35,000 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £35,000 - 3
Cheshire -10 18 £35,000 +16.66%
Scotland +17 16 £33,000 -12.00%
Glasgow +8 13 £28,500 -30.90%
Leicestershire +13 12 £40,250 +21.96%
City of London +11 12 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Staffordshire -7 12 £35,000 +7.69%
Warrington -5 10 £47,500 +46.15%
Ipswich - 9 £27,500 -
Suffolk - 9 £27,500 -
Solihull - 8 £43,000 -
Manchester +13 7 £33,500 +36.73% 2

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 815 (100.00%) VB
2 719 (88.22%) .NET
3 557 (68.34%) C#
4 471 (57.79%) SQL
5 467 (57.30%) SQL Server
6 437 (53.62%) VB.NET
7 366 (44.91%) JavaScript
8 356 (43.68%) ASP.NET
9 305 (37.42%) HTML
10 242 (29.69%) CSS
11 227 (27.85%) Finance
12 213 (26.13%) Microsoft
13 192 (23.56%) MVC
14 178 (21.84%) Windows
15 169 (20.74%) jQuery
16 165 (20.25%) T-SQL
17 163 (20.00%) XML
18 161 (19.75%) Oracle
18 161 (19.75%) .NET Framework
19 157 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
20 141 (17.30%) Visual Studio
21 139 (17.06%) Java
22 120 (14.72%) SQL Server 2008
23 114 (13.99%) Degree
24 113 (13.87%) MS Excel
25 111 (13.62%) Web Services
26 109 (13.37%) OO
26 109 (13.37%) SQL Server 2005
27 105 (12.88%) WinForms
28 100 (12.27%) Software Engineering

VB6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 54 (6.63%) SharePoint
2 40 (4.91%) IIS
3 35 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 27 (3.31%) Node.js
5 24 (2.94%) JBoss
6 16 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 16 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
6 16 (1.96%) Tuxedo
6 16 (1.96%) AquaLogic
7 9 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.10%) Apache
8 7 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.37%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.37%) Documentum
11 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 113 (13.87%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.52%) MS Office
3 15 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) Revit
5 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.23%) Changepoint
2 8 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.61%) LabWindows
4 5 (0.61%) Line 500
5 3 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.58%) Internet
2 5 (0.61%) 3G
2 5 (0.61%) 2G
2 5 (0.61%) LTE
2 5 (0.61%) 4G
2 5 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (0.49%) SMTP
3 4 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.37%) Intranet
4 3 (0.37%) FTP
4 3 (0.37%) Firewall
5 2 (0.25%) Extranet
5 2 (0.25%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (57.30%) SQL Server
2 120 (14.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 109 (13.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 94 (11.53%) Crystal Reports
5 79 (9.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 70 (8.59%) SQL Server 2000
7 69 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 59 (7.24%) Oracle Database
9 45 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (5.15%) MySQL
11 37 (4.54%) Relational Database
12 31 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
14 27 (3.31%) RDBMS
14 27 (3.31%) MS Access
15 23 (2.82%) MongoDB
15 23 (2.82%) NoSQL
15 23 (2.82%) RavenDB
16 19 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
17 15 (1.84%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 141 (17.30%) Visual Studio
2 70 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (3.07%) Subversion
4 22 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 21 (2.58%) Oracle Forms
5 21 (2.58%) Maven
6 16 (1.96%) NUnit
7 13 (1.60%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (0.86%) JIRA
10 6 (0.74%) LLBLGen Pro
10 6 (0.74%) AccuRev
10 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.61%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.61%) NetAdvantage
12 4 (0.49%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.49%) Git (software)
12 4 (0.49%) Android Studio
General
1 227 (27.85%) Finance
2 24 (2.94%) Back Office
3 19 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 13 (1.60%) Retail
5 9 (1.10%) Electronics
5 9 (1.10%) Automotive
6 7 (0.86%) Front Office
6 7 (0.86%) German Language
7 6 (0.74%) Games
7 6 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.61%) Military
8 5 (0.61%) Banking
8 5 (0.61%) Marketing
9 3 (0.37%) Publishing
9 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.25%) Legal
10 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.12%) Advertising
11 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 648 (79.51%) Developer
2 226 (27.73%) .NET Developer
3 160 (19.63%) Software Developer
4 116 (14.23%) Senior Developer
5 115 (14.11%) C# Developer
6 85 (10.43%) VB.NET Developer
7 75 (9.20%) VB Developer
8 73 (8.96%) VB6 Developer
9 72 (8.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 69 (8.47%) Analyst
11 67 (8.22%) Programmer
12 57 (6.99%) AWS Developer
13 49 (6.01%) Software Engineer
14 45 (5.52%) .NET Software Developer
15 34 (4.17%) Applications Support
16 33 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
17 32 (3.93%) Lead Developer
18 28 (3.44%) Analyst Programmer
19 27 (3.31%) Senior Software Developer
20 25 (3.07%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 719 (88.22%) .NET
2 356 (43.68%) ASP.NET
3 305 (37.42%) HTML
4 242 (29.69%) CSS
5 169 (20.74%) jQuery
6 163 (20.00%) XML
7 161 (19.75%) .NET Framework
8 111 (13.62%) Web Services
9 105 (12.88%) WinForms
10 95 (11.66%) WCF
11 68 (8.34%) Entity Framework
12 67 (8.22%) XSLT
13 60 (7.36%) Classic ASP
14 54 (6.63%) WPF
15 46 (5.64%) Ajax
16 40 (4.91%) Spring
16 40 (4.91%) LINQ
17 37 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC
18 36 (4.42%) Hibernate
18 36 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.40%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.44%) Derivative
4 27 (3.31%) Equities
5 23 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.70%) Client/Server
7 19 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.21%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.61%) Graphic Design
9 5 (0.61%) User Experience
9 5 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.49%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.37%) Clustering
11 3 (0.37%) PDA
12 2 (0.25%) Replication
12 2 (0.25%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.25%) GIS
12 2 (0.25%) AS400
12 2 (0.25%) ASTM
12 2 (0.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 178 (21.84%) Windows
2 28 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (1.72%) Linux
5 13 (1.60%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.47%) UNIX
7 10 (1.23%) Android
8 8 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.49%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.25%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.25%) Solaris
13 1 (0.12%) HPUX
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (23.56%) MVC
2 157 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (13.37%) OO
4 100 (12.27%) Software Engineering
5 78 (9.57%) Project Management
6 73 (8.96%) Scrum
7 63 (7.73%) TDD
8 60 (7.36%) Mentoring
9 57 (6.99%) Migration
10 52 (6.38%) Web Development
11 47 (5.77%) OOP
12 40 (4.91%) OOD
13 34 (4.17%) ITIL
14 31 (3.80%) UML
15 29 (3.56%) Waterfall
16 27 (3.31%) BDD
16 27 (3.31%) Time Management
16 27 (3.31%) Multithreading
17 25 (3.07%) Software Testing
17 25 (3.07%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 815 (100.00%) VB
2 557 (68.34%) C#
3 471 (57.79%) SQL
4 437 (53.62%) VB.NET
5 366 (44.91%) JavaScript
6 165 (20.25%) T-SQL
7 139 (17.06%) Java
8 65 (7.98%) C++
9 64 (7.85%) PL/SQL
10 53 (6.50%) VBScript
11 45 (5.52%) VBA
12 39 (4.79%) PHP
13 37 (4.54%) C
14 30 (3.68%) COBOL
15 18 (2.21%) Delphi
16 13 (1.60%) Lua
17 12 (1.47%) Ruby
17 12 (1.47%) TypeScript
18 10 (1.23%) Python
19 9 (1.10%) VC++
Qualifications
1 114 (13.99%) Degree
2 32 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.98%) MCAD
5 5 (0.61%) MCSD
5 5 (0.61%) MCP
6 4 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.25%) MCPD
8 2 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.56%) QA
2 20 (2.45%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.84%) HL7
4 14 (1.72%) PMBOK
5 8 (0.98%) SLA
6 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) WAI
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.10%) Firmware
2 8 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.74%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (0.86%) CA Endevor
2 2 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 213 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 161 (19.75%) Oracle
3 16 (1.96%) BEA
3 16 (1.96%) Micro Focus
4 12 (1.47%) Business Objects
5 10 (1.23%) Telerik
6 9 (1.10%) VMware
6 9 (1.10%) SAP
6 9 (1.10%) IBM
7 6 (0.74%) Sage
7 6 (0.74%) Citrix
7 6 (0.74%) Infragistics
8 5 (0.61%) Cisco
9 3 (0.37%) EMC
9 3 (0.37%) Remedy
10 2 (0.25%) Autodesk
10 2 (0.25%) ESRI
10 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.25%) HP
10 2 (0.25%) SYSPRO
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + On application
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
AKH Resourcing
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £47000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + 46days hols + exc pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £19k - 21k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 28k to 35k per year GBP
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago