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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 518 482 406
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -76
Permanent jobs citing VB6 422 457 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.44% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.82% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 359 408 595
Average salary £40,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
53291 55423 59871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.45% 53.32% 54.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45774 46671 52659
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +14 400 £41,750 +15.97% 54
South East -18 109 £45,000 +12.50% 11
West Midlands +32 64 £35,750 +19.16% 11
London -29 64 £48,750 -7.14% 9
East of England -9 52 £34,500 -13.75% 3
Hertfordshire +5 36 £31,250 -10.71%
Brighton +11 35 £43,750 -2.77% 2
East Sussex +5 35 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Yorkshire -26 32 £40,000 +17.64% 7
Surrey -1 29 £42,500 +26.86% 3
North West -3 28 £42,500 +30.76% 7
West Yorkshire -22 26 £40,000 +17.64% 7
Kent +21 24 £47,500 -13.63% 1
South West -45 23 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Staffordshire +24 22 £42,500 +70.00% 5
City of London 0 18 £48,750 -9.30% 2
Cheshire -2 18 £42,500 +51.78% 2
Birmingham +10 17 £37,500 +15.38% 4
West Sussex 0 16 £47,500 +35.71%
East Midlands +24 14 £37,500 -3.84% 2
Hitchin - 14 - -
Stoke-on-Trent +14 13 £37,500 +50.00% 4
Crawley - 13 £47,500 -
Leeds -31 10 £39,500 +14.49% 5
Warrington - 10 £25,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Manchester -4 9 £52,500 +75.00% 5
North East -4 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Tyne and Wear -5 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Egham - 9 £29,500 -

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 867 (100.00%) VB
2 797 (91.93%) .NET
3 578 (66.67%) C#
4 520 (59.98%) SQL
5 514 (59.28%) SQL Server
6 490 (56.52%) VB.NET
7 421 (48.56%) ASP.NET
8 378 (43.60%) JavaScript
9 296 (34.14%) HTML
10 248 (28.60%) Microsoft
11 238 (27.45%) CSS
11 238 (27.45%) MVC
12 218 (25.14%) Oracle
13 214 (24.68%) Visual Studio
14 198 (22.84%) XML
15 169 (19.49%) Finance
16 167 (19.26%) T-SQL
17 166 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
18 161 (18.57%) Windows
19 147 (16.96%) .NET Framework
20 144 (16.61%) jQuery
21 141 (16.26%) Java
22 137 (15.80%) Web Services
22 137 (15.80%) SQL Server 2008
23 132 (15.22%) OO
24 130 (14.99%) WCF
25 128 (14.76%) MS Excel
26 126 (14.53%) Crystal Reports
27 107 (12.34%) Degree
28 101 (11.65%) Software Engineering

VB6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 65 (7.50%) IIS
2 59 (6.81%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.23%) JBoss
4 26 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 21 (2.42%) Tuxedo
5 21 (2.42%) AquaLogic
5 21 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
5 21 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (0.92%) LiveLink
7 8 (0.92%) Node.js
7 8 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.46%) MODX
9 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.35%) Apache
10 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.12%) CMS
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 128 (14.76%) MS Excel
2 54 (6.23%) MS Office
3 8 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.46%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.46%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.46%) Revit
5 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.81%) Changepoint
2 7 (0.81%) Line 500
3 4 (0.46%) LabWindows
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.08%) SaaS
2 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.11%) Extranet
2 26 (3.00%) Intranet
3 10 (1.15%) Internet
4 8 (0.92%) VPN
5 5 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.58%) 3G
5 5 (0.58%) 2G
5 5 (0.58%) LTE
5 5 (0.58%) 4G
5 5 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (0.46%) Firewall
7 2 (0.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) CTI
8 1 (0.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 514 (59.28%) SQL Server
2 137 (15.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 126 (14.53%) Crystal Reports
4 82 (9.46%) Oracle Database
5 79 (9.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 76 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 71 (8.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 55 (6.34%) MySQL
9 51 (5.88%) Relational Database
10 49 (5.65%) SQL Server 2000
11 38 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 34 (3.92%) MS Access
13 33 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 32 (3.69%) Oracle Database 11g
15 26 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (2.42%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 18 (2.08%) RDBMS
18 12 (1.38%) MongoDB
19 10 (1.15%) Big Data
20 8 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 214 (24.68%) Visual Studio
2 64 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (4.27%) Maven
4 36 (4.15%) Oracle Forms
5 32 (3.69%) Subversion
6 31 (3.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (1.27%) NUnit
7 11 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
8 9 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (1.04%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.92%) Toad
9 8 (0.92%) LLBLGen Pro
10 7 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (0.81%) ProC
10 7 (0.81%) NetAdvantage
11 6 (0.69%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.69%) TestComplete
11 6 (0.69%) Git (software)
11 6 (0.69%) MSBuild
General
1 169 (19.49%) Finance
2 26 (3.00%) Retail
3 21 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 16 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.61%) Banking
6 10 (1.15%) Publishing
6 10 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.04%) Back Office
7 9 (1.04%) German Language
8 7 (0.81%) Games
8 7 (0.81%) Billing
9 6 (0.69%) Electronics
9 6 (0.69%) Front Office
10 5 (0.58%) Legal
11 4 (0.46%) Law
11 4 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.46%) Marketing
12 3 (0.35%) Automotive
12 3 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 690 (79.58%) Developer
2 271 (31.26%) .NET Developer
3 175 (20.18%) Software Developer
4 122 (14.07%) VB.NET Developer
5 101 (11.65%) C# Developer
6 93 (10.73%) VB Developer
6 93 (10.73%) Senior Developer
7 90 (10.38%) VB6 Developer
8 71 (8.19%) Analyst
9 68 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 57 (6.57%) .NET Software Developer
11 55 (6.34%) Programmer
12 54 (6.23%) Applications Support
13 47 (5.42%) Software Engineer
14 44 (5.07%) Java Developer
15 39 (4.50%) Analyst Developer
16 31 (3.58%) C# Software Developer
17 30 (3.46%) Web Developer
18 29 (3.34%) Applications Developer
18 29 (3.34%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 797 (91.93%) .NET
2 421 (48.56%) ASP.NET
3 296 (34.14%) HTML
4 238 (27.45%) CSS
5 198 (22.84%) XML
6 147 (16.96%) .NET Framework
7 144 (16.61%) jQuery
8 137 (15.80%) Web Services
9 130 (14.99%) WCF
10 95 (10.96%) Classic ASP
11 84 (9.69%) WinForms
12 64 (7.38%) Spring
12 64 (7.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 61 (7.04%) REST
14 59 (6.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 55 (6.34%) Hibernate
16 49 (5.65%) Ajax
16 49 (5.65%) JSON
17 47 (5.42%) SOAP
17 47 (5.42%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.61%) Computer Science
3 36 (4.15%) N-Tier
4 21 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.85%) Derivative
6 16 (1.85%) Mathematics
7 15 (1.73%) Equities
8 12 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.38%) Life Science
9 11 (1.27%) User Experience
10 8 (0.92%) Physics
11 7 (0.81%) PDA
12 6 (0.69%) Graphic Design
13 5 (0.58%) Informatics
13 5 (0.58%) GIS
13 5 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.58%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.46%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 161 (18.57%) Windows
2 20 (2.31%) UNIX
3 18 (2.08%) Android
4 12 (1.38%) Linux
5 11 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.81%) Solaris
9 4 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.35%) Debian
10 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.23%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (27.45%) MVC
2 166 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (15.22%) OO
4 101 (11.65%) Software Engineering
5 79 (9.11%) Project Management
6 72 (8.30%) Web Development
7 65 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 57 (6.57%) OOP
9 53 (6.11%) OOD
10 52 (6.00%) Scrum
11 47 (5.42%) UML
12 45 (5.19%) Migration
13 35 (4.04%) Waterfall
14 32 (3.69%) TDD
15 31 (3.58%) SOA
16 29 (3.34%) Coaching
17 28 (3.23%) Workflow
17 28 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
18 25 (2.88%) Time Management
19 24 (2.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 867 (100.00%) VB
2 578 (66.67%) C#
3 520 (59.98%) SQL
4 490 (56.52%) VB.NET
5 378 (43.60%) JavaScript
6 167 (19.26%) T-SQL
7 141 (16.26%) Java
8 86 (9.92%) VBScript
9 81 (9.34%) PL/SQL
10 68 (7.84%) C++
11 65 (7.50%) VBA
12 29 (3.34%) C
13 22 (2.54%) COBOL
14 21 (2.42%) Delphi
15 19 (2.19%) PHP
16 9 (1.04%) TypeScript
16 9 (1.04%) VC++
17 7 (0.81%) Python
17 7 (0.81%) XAML
18 5 (0.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 107 (12.34%) Degree
2 31 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (0.92%) MCAD
4 7 (0.81%) PhD
4 7 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.58%) MCSD
5 5 (0.58%) MCP
6 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.23%) ISEB
6 2 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.23%) QA
2 11 (1.27%) HL7
3 10 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.69%) WAI
5 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 42 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.15%) Firmware
3 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) XenApp
3 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.12%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 248 (28.60%) Microsoft
2 218 (25.14%) Oracle
3 33 (3.81%) Telerik
4 21 (2.42%) Micro Focus
4 21 (2.42%) BEA
5 17 (1.96%) Business Objects
6 7 (0.81%) Sage
6 7 (0.81%) Infragistics
7 6 (0.69%) SAP
8 5 (0.58%) Citrix
9 4 (0.46%) Autodesk
9 4 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.46%) VMware
10 3 (0.35%) Wall Street Systems
10 3 (0.35%) Remedy
10 3 (0.35%) Mapinfo
10 3 (0.35%) Cisco
11 2 (0.23%) AccuRev
12 1 (0.12%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.12%) Tableau
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pari Passu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Harris Global
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £33500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago