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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 515 515 407
Rank change year-on-year
0 -108
Permanent jobs citing VB6 425 425 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.75% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 359 375 554
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
54037 56661 57939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.48% 52.93% 54.16%
Number of salaries quoted 46116 47430 50275
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 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
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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 +14 393 £40,000 +1.26% 65
South East +1 100 £45,000 +12.50% 11
West Midlands +33 62 £35,375 -23.51% 17
London -20 56 £50,000 -4.76% 8
North West +11 43 £34,000 -5.55% 7
Yorkshire -13 41 £45,000 +28.57% 7
East of England -19 37 £35,000 -12.50% 5
West Yorkshire -26 31 £41,250 +16.19% 5
East Sussex -5 27 £45,000 - 4
Brighton -5 27 £45,000 - 3
Cheshire +15 26 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Surrey +12 26 £37,500 +13.63% 6
Staffordshire +19 22 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Hertfordshire -5 21 £40,000 +12.67%
Leeds -15 21 £40,000 +12.67% 4
Kent +26 20 £47,500 -13.63%
East Midlands +11 19 £42,500 +7.59% 4
City of London 0 19 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Warrington +20 16 £25,000 -25.92% 1
Scotland +19 16 £28,500 -28.75% 2
South West -35 16 £32,500 - 4
Birmingham - 16 £37,500 - 2
Hampshire +1 15 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow +13 14 £28,500 -32.94% 2
Winchester -4 14 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 14 £42,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 14 £37,500 - 4
North East - 14 £42,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 14 £42,500 - 1
Manchester +12 13 £33,500 - 3

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 856 (100.00%) VB
2 776 (90.65%) .NET
3 560 (65.42%) C#
4 518 (60.51%) SQL
5 498 (58.18%) SQL Server
6 465 (54.32%) VB.NET
7 391 (45.68%) ASP.NET
8 382 (44.63%) JavaScript
9 313 (36.57%) HTML
10 253 (29.56%) CSS
11 242 (28.27%) Microsoft
12 232 (27.10%) MVC
13 213 (24.88%) Oracle
14 196 (22.90%) Finance
15 194 (22.66%) Visual Studio
16 181 (21.14%) XML
17 173 (20.21%) T-SQL
18 164 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
19 163 (19.04%) .NET Framework
19 163 (19.04%) Windows
20 158 (18.46%) jQuery
21 141 (16.47%) Java
22 131 (15.30%) SQL Server 2008
23 122 (14.25%) MS Excel
24 120 (14.02%) Web Services
24 120 (14.02%) WCF
25 118 (13.79%) OO
26 116 (13.55%) Crystal Reports
27 102 (11.92%) SQL Server 2005
28 99 (11.57%) Degree

VB6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 64 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 53 (6.19%) IIS
3 35 (4.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 30 (3.50%) JBoss
5 23 (2.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 23 (2.69%) AquaLogic
5 23 (2.69%) Tuxedo
5 23 (2.69%) Oracle Service Bus
6 22 (2.57%) Node.js
7 11 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.70%) LiveLink
9 6 (0.70%) Apache
10 5 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.23%) MODX
13 1 (0.12%) Documentum
Applications
1 122 (14.25%) MS Excel
2 49 (5.72%) MS Office
3 12 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.47%) Revit
5 4 (0.47%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.82%) Changepoint
2 7 (0.82%) Line 500
3 6 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.47%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.10%) Extranet
2 17 (1.99%) Intranet
3 12 (1.40%) Internet
4 5 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.58%) 3G
4 5 (0.58%) 2G
4 5 (0.58%) LTE
4 5 (0.58%) 4G
4 5 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (0.47%) Firewall
6 2 (0.23%) VPN
6 2 (0.23%) SSL
7 1 (0.12%) CTI
7 1 (0.12%) SMTP
7 1 (0.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 498 (58.18%) SQL Server
2 131 (15.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 116 (13.55%) Crystal Reports
4 102 (11.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 90 (10.51%) Oracle Database
6 81 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 76 (8.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 59 (6.89%) SQL Server 2000
9 57 (6.66%) MySQL
10 50 (5.84%) Relational Database
11 43 (5.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 36 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 35 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
14 34 (3.97%) MS Access
15 27 (3.15%) RDBMS
16 25 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
17 22 (2.57%) MongoDB
18 21 (2.45%) NoSQL
18 21 (2.45%) RavenDB
18 21 (2.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 194 (22.66%) Visual Studio
2 69 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (4.32%) Oracle Forms
4 30 (3.50%) Maven
5 29 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 23 (2.69%) Subversion
7 13 (1.52%) NUnit
7 13 (1.52%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (0.93%) LLBLGen Pro
9 8 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (0.93%) ProC
10 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (0.82%) NetAdvantage
10 7 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.70%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.58%) Git (software)
12 5 (0.58%) ReSharper
12 5 (0.58%) CruiseControl
12 5 (0.58%) TestComplete
General
1 196 (22.90%) Finance
2 18 (2.10%) Manufacturing
2 18 (2.10%) Retail
3 15 (1.75%) Back Office
4 13 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.29%) Banking
7 9 (1.05%) German Language
8 7 (0.82%) Publishing
8 7 (0.82%) Automotive
9 6 (0.70%) Games
9 6 (0.70%) Front Office
9 6 (0.70%) Electronics
10 4 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.47%) Legal
10 4 (0.47%) Marketing
11 3 (0.35%) Billing
11 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.23%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 686 (80.14%) Developer
2 260 (30.37%) .NET Developer
3 162 (18.93%) Software Developer
4 108 (12.62%) Senior Developer
5 103 (12.03%) C# Developer
5 103 (12.03%) VB.NET Developer
6 86 (10.05%) VB Developer
7 84 (9.81%) VB6 Developer
8 71 (8.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 70 (8.18%) Analyst
10 56 (6.54%) Programmer
11 55 (6.43%) .NET Software Developer
12 45 (5.26%) Software Engineer
13 41 (4.79%) Applications Support
14 38 (4.44%) Analyst Developer
15 36 (4.21%) Java Developer
16 30 (3.50%) Lead Developer
16 30 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
17 29 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
18 26 (3.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 776 (90.65%) .NET
2 391 (45.68%) ASP.NET
3 313 (36.57%) HTML
4 253 (29.56%) CSS
5 181 (21.14%) XML
6 163 (19.04%) .NET Framework
7 158 (18.46%) jQuery
8 120 (14.02%) WCF
8 120 (14.02%) Web Services
9 90 (10.51%) WinForms
10 89 (10.40%) Classic ASP
11 70 (8.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 57 (6.66%) Spring
13 51 (5.96%) Hibernate
13 51 (5.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 50 (5.84%) Ajax
15 46 (5.37%) REST
16 45 (5.26%) WPF
17 42 (4.91%) JSON
18 41 (4.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.74%) N-Tier
4 22 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.45%) Derivative
6 20 (2.34%) Equities
6 20 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.05%) Mathematics
9 7 (0.82%) User Experience
10 6 (0.70%) Graphic Design
11 5 (0.58%) Life Science
11 5 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.47%) Physics
12 4 (0.47%) PDA
12 4 (0.47%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.35%) GIS
14 2 (0.23%) Clustering
14 2 (0.23%) Informatics
14 2 (0.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 163 (19.04%) Windows
2 22 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (1.99%) Android
3 17 (1.99%) UNIX
4 16 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (1.05%) Linux
5 9 (1.05%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.70%) Solaris
7 4 (0.47%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.23%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.12%) HPUX
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (27.10%) MVC
2 164 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (13.79%) OO
4 99 (11.57%) Software Engineering
5 77 (9.00%) Project Management
6 71 (8.29%) Web Development
7 69 (8.06%) Mentoring
8 65 (7.59%) Scrum
9 56 (6.54%) OOP
10 48 (5.61%) OOD
11 47 (5.49%) TDD
12 45 (5.26%) Migration
12 45 (5.26%) UML
13 32 (3.74%) Waterfall
14 28 (3.27%) CRM
15 27 (3.15%) SOA
15 27 (3.15%) ITIL
15 27 (3.15%) Workflow
16 24 (2.80%) Coaching
17 23 (2.69%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 856 (100.00%) VB
2 560 (65.42%) C#
3 518 (60.51%) SQL
4 465 (54.32%) VB.NET
5 382 (44.63%) JavaScript
6 173 (20.21%) T-SQL
7 141 (16.47%) Java
8 76 (8.88%) VBScript
9 74 (8.64%) PL/SQL
10 68 (7.94%) C++
11 65 (7.59%) VBA
12 34 (3.97%) C
13 33 (3.86%) PHP
14 25 (2.92%) COBOL
14 25 (2.92%) Delphi
15 12 (1.40%) TypeScript
16 10 (1.17%) VC++
17 8 (0.93%) Python
18 6 (0.70%) MATLAB
19 5 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 99 (11.57%) Degree
2 28 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.10%) VCP4
4 9 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.82%) MCAD
6 6 (0.70%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.58%) MCP
7 5 (0.58%) MCSD
8 2 (0.23%) PhD
8 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.12%) MCPD
9 1 (0.12%) ISEB
9 1 (0.12%) HND
9 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.15%) QA
2 13 (1.52%) HL7
3 11 (1.29%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.05%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.47%) SLA
6 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.23%) WAI
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.17%) Firmware
3 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.23%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) XenApp
4 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 242 (28.27%) Microsoft
2 213 (24.88%) Oracle
3 23 (2.69%) BEA
3 23 (2.69%) Micro Focus
4 21 (2.45%) Telerik
5 12 (1.40%) Business Objects
6 7 (0.82%) Infragistics
6 7 (0.82%) Sage
6 7 (0.82%) Citrix
7 6 (0.70%) SAP
8 5 (0.58%) VMware
9 4 (0.47%) Remedy
9 4 (0.47%) Autodesk
10 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.35%) Cisco
11 2 (0.23%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.23%) SYSPRO
11 2 (0.23%) Tableau
12 1 (0.12%) Twitter
12 1 (0.12%) IBM
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Rhyl, Clwyd
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 9 hours ago
Diss, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £23,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum Overtime + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago