The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 497 405 403
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB6 482 603 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 1.05% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 405 535 628
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60539 57184 63351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.71% 52.58% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 51388 49065 55722
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -70 442 £39,000 +11.42% 64
South East +19 141 £42,500 +19.71% 15
London -50 78 £47,500 -5.00% 11
East Sussex +33 58 £41,250 +23.13% 4
Brighton +23 57 £42,500 +26.86% 4
Yorkshire -50 56 £33,500 +3.07% 5
East of England -28 49 £40,000 +6.66% 6
West Midlands +4 46 £36,500 +4.28% 5
North West -46 35 £30,000 -7.69% 8
West Yorkshire -54 31 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Hertfordshire -23 27 £37,500 -5.06%
Kent -16 26 £43,250 +12.33% 1
South West -43 25 £34,000 -2.85% 12
Scotland -3 21 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Cheshire -10 21 £30,000 -8.39%
Bedfordshire +2 20 £40,500 +10.95% 1
Glasgow -7 18 £35,250 -9.03% 1
South Yorkshire -3 17 £33,500 -4.28%
Leeds -59 17 £31,500 -3.07% 3
Staffordshire -9 16 £32,500 - 1
Warrington -21 16 £30,000 -14.28%
West Sussex -5 13 £45,000 +5.88%
Sheffield -6 13 £33,000 -5.71%
Luton - 13 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire -12 12 £42,000 +40.00% 2
East Midlands -22 12 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Berkshire +19 11 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Birmingham +7 11 £35,500 -23.24% 2
Solihull +3 11 £42,500 -1.73%
Stoke-on-Trent +1 11 £32,500 -

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 946 (100.00%) VB
2 871 (92.07%) .NET
3 625 (66.07%) C#
4 601 (63.53%) SQL Server
5 579 (61.21%) VB.NET
6 565 (59.73%) SQL
7 410 (43.34%) ASP.NET
8 346 (36.58%) JavaScript
9 300 (31.71%) HTML
10 273 (28.86%) Microsoft
11 218 (23.04%) CSS
12 197 (20.82%) Visual Studio
13 186 (19.66%) XML
14 185 (19.56%) T-SQL
15 181 (19.13%) Oracle
16 179 (18.92%) .NET Framework
17 171 (18.08%) Windows
18 164 (17.34%) MS Excel
19 158 (16.70%) Degree
20 154 (16.28%) Finance
21 147 (15.54%) OO
22 142 (15.01%) jQuery
23 131 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
24 130 (13.74%) MVC
24 130 (13.74%) Web Services
25 119 (12.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 111 (11.73%) WCF
27 103 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
28 99 (10.47%) VBA
29 96 (10.15%) Java

VB6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 80 (8.46%) SharePoint
2 49 (5.18%) IIS
3 29 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (2.33%) MODX
5 16 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (1.37%) LiveLink
7 12 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.63%) CMS
10 4 (0.42%) Node.js
10 4 (0.42%) Apache
11 3 (0.32%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.21%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.21%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.21%) Documentum
12 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 164 (17.34%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.81%) MS Office
3 20 (2.11%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.63%) assyst
2 6 (0.63%) SAP SRM
3 4 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.21%) HFM
4 2 (0.21%) Line 500
5 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.11%) SaaS
2 5 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.37%) Internet
1 13 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 9 (0.95%) Firewall
3 8 (0.85%) Ethernet
4 6 (0.63%) Intranet
5 3 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.21%) LAN
6 2 (0.21%) SSL
6 2 (0.21%) HTTP
6 2 (0.21%) Extranet
6 2 (0.21%) Wireless
7 1 (0.11%) VoIP
7 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 601 (63.53%) SQL Server
2 131 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 119 (12.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 92 (9.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (9.62%) Crystal Reports
6 72 (7.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 66 (6.98%) Relational Database
8 49 (5.18%) Oracle Database
9 45 (4.76%) MySQL
10 34 (3.59%) RDBMS
11 31 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
12 30 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (2.85%) MS Access
14 25 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (2.54%) SQLite
16 23 (2.43%) DTS
17 18 (1.90%) PerformancePoint
18 16 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
19 13 (1.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
20 11 (1.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 197 (20.82%) Visual Studio
2 103 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (4.23%) Subversion
4 25 (2.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 23 (2.43%) Maven
6 17 (1.80%) NUnit
7 13 (1.37%) JIRA
8 12 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (1.06%) MSBuild
10 8 (0.85%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.74%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.63%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.63%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.53%) Git (software)
13 5 (0.53%) JUnit
14 4 (0.42%) CruiseControl
14 4 (0.42%) ReSharper
15 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Blend
15 3 (0.32%) TestComplete
General
1 154 (16.28%) Finance
2 27 (2.85%) Law
3 25 (2.64%) Manufacturing
4 23 (2.43%) Legal
5 21 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.11%) Billing
6 20 (2.11%) Retail
7 15 (1.59%) Aerospace
8 14 (1.48%) Publishing
8 14 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.48%) Banking
9 12 (1.27%) Electronics
9 12 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.95%) Marketing
11 6 (0.63%) Advertising
12 5 (0.53%) Avionics
12 5 (0.53%) Front Office
13 4 (0.42%) Back Office
14 3 (0.32%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 726 (76.74%) Developer
2 302 (31.92%) .NET Developer
3 156 (16.49%) VB.NET Developer
4 144 (15.22%) C# Developer
5 143 (15.12%) Software Developer
6 105 (11.10%) VB Developer
7 95 (10.04%) Senior Developer
7 95 (10.04%) VB6 Developer
8 74 (7.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 70 (7.40%) Analyst
10 61 (6.45%) Applications Support
11 56 (5.92%) Software Engineer
12 55 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
13 47 (4.97%) SQL Developer
14 45 (4.76%) Web Developer
15 39 (4.12%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
16 32 (3.38%) Applications Developer
17 31 (3.28%) Support Analyst
18 29 (3.07%) Senior .NET Developer
18 29 (3.07%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 871 (92.07%) .NET
2 410 (43.34%) ASP.NET
3 300 (31.71%) HTML
4 218 (23.04%) CSS
5 186 (19.66%) XML
6 179 (18.92%) .NET Framework
7 142 (15.01%) jQuery
8 130 (13.74%) Web Services
9 111 (11.73%) WCF
10 93 (9.83%) WPF
11 87 (9.20%) Classic ASP
12 77 (8.14%) WinForms
13 64 (6.77%) Ajax
14 50 (5.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 44 (4.65%) JSON
16 38 (4.02%) LINQ
17 37 (3.91%) XSLT
17 37 (3.91%) HTML5
17 37 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
18 36 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 67 (7.08%) Computer Science
2 28 (2.96%) N-Tier
3 23 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 17 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 12 (1.27%) FMCG
8 8 (0.85%) EPoS
8 8 (0.85%) Life Science
8 8 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 6 (0.63%) Data Extraction
10 5 (0.53%) Informatics
10 5 (0.53%) Robotics
10 5 (0.53%) Derivative
11 4 (0.42%) GIS
12 3 (0.32%) Physics
12 3 (0.32%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.32%) Replication
12 3 (0.32%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 171 (18.08%) Windows
2 26 (2.75%) Android
3 20 (2.11%) UNIX
4 19 (2.01%) Linux
5 17 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.06%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.74%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.63%) Solaris
13 5 (0.53%) Debian
14 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (15.54%) OO
2 130 (13.74%) MVC
3 88 (9.30%) Software Engineering
4 74 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (6.98%) OOP
6 64 (6.77%) TDD
7 55 (5.81%) Unit Testing
8 51 (5.39%) OOD
9 49 (5.18%) Scrum
9 49 (5.18%) Web Development
10 48 (5.07%) ITIL
10 48 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (4.55%) Migration
11 43 (4.55%) E-Commerce
12 37 (3.91%) Release Management
13 31 (3.28%) Service Delivery
14 30 (3.17%) Workflow
14 30 (3.17%) Project Management
15 28 (2.96%) Requirements Analysis
16 26 (2.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 946 (100.00%) VB
2 625 (66.07%) C#
3 579 (61.21%) VB.NET
4 565 (59.73%) SQL
5 346 (36.58%) JavaScript
6 185 (19.56%) T-SQL
7 99 (10.47%) VBA
8 96 (10.15%) Java
9 70 (7.40%) VBScript
10 56 (5.92%) PL/SQL
10 56 (5.92%) C++
11 46 (4.86%) PHP
12 23 (2.43%) Lua
13 20 (2.11%) C
14 11 (1.16%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.06%) Perl
15 10 (1.06%) VC++
16 8 (0.85%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.74%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 158 (16.70%) Degree
2 35 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.06%) MCPD
5 10 (1.06%) MCTS
6 9 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.74%) MCSD
8 6 (0.63%) ISEB
8 6 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.42%) HND
9 4 (0.42%) PhD
10 3 (0.32%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.32%) MCSE
11 2 (0.21%) HNC
12 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.11%) MCAD
12 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.81%) QA
2 25 (2.64%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.16%) WAI
3 11 (1.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.42%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (0.32%) FortiGate
1 3 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.21%) Sysprep
2 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 273 (28.86%) Microsoft
2 181 (19.13%) Oracle
3 25 (2.64%) SAP
4 18 (1.90%) DevExpress
5 15 (1.59%) Business Objects
6 11 (1.16%) Apple
7 10 (1.06%) VMware
7 10 (1.06%) Remedy
7 10 (1.06%) Telerik
8 9 (0.95%) Cisco
9 8 (0.85%) Sybase
10 6 (0.63%) Tableau
10 6 (0.63%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.53%) Wall Street Systems
11 5 (0.53%) Infragistics
11 5 (0.53%) Citrix
11 5 (0.53%) IBM
12 4 (0.42%) Fidessa
13 3 (0.32%) Progress
13 3 (0.32%) Juniper
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + share options, pension, health
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dow Jones International Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £34k - 41k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago