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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 559 504 436
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -68
Permanent jobs citing VB6 347 476 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.41% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.77% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 319 414 488
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
54977 61879 57818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.46% 52.70% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46773 52797 49726
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 £68,000 £63,125 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -31 330 £40,000 +6.66% 41
South East -26 99 £42,500 +8.97% 13
West Midlands +13 57 £35,000 +6.87% 3
Yorkshire +4 35 £37,500 -9.09% 7
London +22 34 £42,500 -13.26% 2
East of England -3 31 £27,500 -26.66% 3
West Yorkshire +11 29 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Surrey +29 27 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Hampshire +18 27 £40,000 +2.56% 3
East Sussex -15 25 £42,500 +21.42%
East Midlands +16 24 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Birmingham +1 23 £37,500 +14.50% 2
Brighton -9 23 £42,500 +21.42%
Leeds +14 21 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Winchester -1 20 £40,000 -
North West -38 18 £35,000 +16.66% 7
North East +14 15 £35,000 - 1
Leicestershire +26 13 £38,000 +19.68%
Suffolk - 13 £26,000 -
Ipswich - 13 £26,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 12 £35,000 -
South West -30 9 £31,500 -3.07% 3
City of London +27 8 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Oxfordshire +22 8 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Scotland +12 8 £26,000 -13.33%
Kent +5 7 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Glasgow -3 7 £26,000 -5.45%
Bradford -18 7 £40,000 -5.88%
Cheshire -32 7 £35,000 +16.66%

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 769 (100.00%) VB
2 686 (89.21%) .NET
3 545 (70.87%) C#
4 449 (58.39%) SQL Server
5 423 (55.01%) VB.NET
6 417 (54.23%) SQL
7 331 (43.04%) JavaScript
8 326 (42.39%) ASP.NET
9 286 (37.19%) HTML
10 227 (29.52%) Finance
11 223 (29.00%) CSS
12 185 (24.06%) Windows
13 182 (23.67%) Microsoft
14 168 (21.85%) MVC
15 160 (20.81%) T-SQL
16 159 (20.68%) .NET Framework
17 158 (20.55%) jQuery
17 158 (20.55%) XML
18 147 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
19 136 (17.69%) Java
20 129 (16.78%) Oracle
21 113 (14.69%) Visual Studio
21 113 (14.69%) Degree
21 113 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
22 112 (14.56%) OO
23 110 (14.30%) WinForms
24 108 (14.04%) MS Excel
25 107 (13.91%) Web Services
25 107 (13.91%) SQL Server 2005
26 99 (12.87%) Software Engineering

VB6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 46 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 38 (4.94%) IIS
3 33 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 27 (3.51%) Node.js
5 17 (2.21%) JBoss
6 14 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.69%) Tuxedo
7 13 (1.69%) AquaLogic
7 13 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
7 13 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.04%) Apache
9 5 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.52%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.39%) Documentum
12 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 108 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 39 (5.07%) MS Office
3 15 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.69%) Changepoint
2 8 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.65%) LabWindows
5 3 (0.39%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.13%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.86%) Internet
2 7 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (0.52%) 4G
3 4 (0.52%) LTE
3 4 (0.52%) SMTP
3 4 (0.52%) 3G
3 4 (0.52%) 2G
4 3 (0.39%) Firewall
4 3 (0.39%) FTP
5 2 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.26%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.13%) Wireless
6 1 (0.13%) Intranet
6 1 (0.13%) VPN
6 1 (0.13%) LAN
6 1 (0.13%) WLAN
6 1 (0.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (58.39%) SQL Server
2 113 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 107 (13.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 81 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 75 (9.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 74 (9.62%) Crystal Reports
7 65 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 48 (6.24%) Oracle Database
8 48 (6.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 38 (4.94%) Relational Database
10 34 (4.42%) MySQL
11 26 (3.38%) RDBMS
12 23 (2.99%) MongoDB
12 23 (2.99%) NoSQL
12 23 (2.99%) RavenDB
12 23 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
13 22 (2.86%) MS Access
13 22 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (2.08%) SQLite
14 16 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 113 (14.69%) Visual Studio
2 71 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.12%) Subversion
4 21 (2.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 17 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (1.82%) NUnit
6 14 (1.82%) Maven
7 11 (1.43%) JIRA
7 11 (1.43%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.30%) AccuRev
8 10 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.65%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.52%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.52%) Android Studio
12 4 (0.52%) NSubstitute
12 4 (0.52%) Git (software)
12 4 (0.52%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.26%) Bitbucket
General
1 227 (29.52%) Finance
2 30 (3.90%) Back Office
3 17 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 12 (1.56%) Retail
5 9 (1.17%) Automotive
5 9 (1.17%) Electronics
6 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.65%) Military
7 5 (0.65%) Games
7 5 (0.65%) Marketing
7 5 (0.65%) German Language
8 4 (0.52%) Banking
9 3 (0.39%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.39%) Publishing
9 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.26%) Front Office
10 2 (0.26%) Law
10 2 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Advertising
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 606 (78.80%) Developer
2 213 (27.70%) .NET Developer
3 147 (19.12%) Software Developer
4 113 (14.69%) C# Developer
5 102 (13.26%) Senior Developer
6 87 (11.31%) VB.NET Developer
7 71 (9.23%) VB Developer
8 70 (9.10%) Programmer
9 69 (8.97%) VB6 Developer
10 67 (8.71%) C# .NET Developer
11 63 (8.19%) Analyst
12 58 (7.54%) Software Engineer
13 52 (6.76%) AWS Developer
14 34 (4.42%) .NET Software Developer
15 29 (3.77%) Applications Support
16 27 (3.51%) Lead Developer
16 27 (3.51%) Analyst Programmer
17 25 (3.25%) Senior .NET Developer
18 22 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
19 21 (2.73%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 686 (89.21%) .NET
2 326 (42.39%) ASP.NET
3 286 (37.19%) HTML
4 223 (29.00%) CSS
5 159 (20.68%) .NET Framework
6 158 (20.55%) jQuery
6 158 (20.55%) XML
7 110 (14.30%) WinForms
8 107 (13.91%) Web Services
9 90 (11.70%) WCF
10 72 (9.36%) XSLT
11 62 (8.06%) Entity Framework
12 59 (7.67%) WPF
13 41 (5.33%) LINQ
14 40 (5.20%) Classic ASP
15 36 (4.68%) Ajax
16 35 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 29 (3.77%) HTML5
17 29 (3.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.24%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.25%) Client/Server
4 23 (2.99%) Derivative
4 23 (2.99%) Equities
5 19 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.95%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.52%) User Experience
9 4 (0.52%) Graphic Design
9 4 (0.52%) Clustering
10 3 (0.39%) ASTM
10 3 (0.39%) PDA
11 2 (0.26%) Life Science
11 2 (0.26%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.26%) iSeries
11 2 (0.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.26%) GIS
11 2 (0.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 185 (24.06%) Windows
2 32 (4.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.95%) Linux
6 10 (1.30%) Android
7 8 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.04%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.04%) UNIX
8 4 (0.52%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.52%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.52%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.26%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.13%) Debian
10 1 (0.13%) HPUX
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (21.85%) MVC
2 147 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (14.56%) OO
4 99 (12.87%) Software Engineering
5 70 (9.10%) Migration
5 70 (9.10%) Scrum
6 67 (8.71%) TDD
6 67 (8.71%) Project Management
7 54 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 44 (5.72%) OOP
9 42 (5.46%) Web Development
10 37 (4.81%) ITIL
11 35 (4.55%) Multithreading
11 35 (4.55%) OOD
12 27 (3.51%) Software Testing
13 26 (3.38%) Time Management
14 25 (3.25%) BDD
14 25 (3.25%) UML
15 24 (3.12%) Dependency Injection
16 23 (2.99%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 769 (100.00%) VB
2 545 (70.87%) C#
3 423 (55.01%) VB.NET
4 417 (54.23%) SQL
5 331 (43.04%) JavaScript
6 160 (20.81%) T-SQL
7 136 (17.69%) Java
8 66 (8.58%) C++
9 58 (7.54%) PL/SQL
10 42 (5.46%) PHP
11 35 (4.55%) C
11 35 (4.55%) VBScript
12 32 (4.16%) COBOL
13 24 (3.12%) VBA
14 17 (2.21%) Ruby
15 16 (2.08%) Lua
16 15 (1.95%) Delphi
17 13 (1.69%) NATURAL
17 13 (1.69%) JCL
18 12 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 113 (14.69%) Degree
2 30 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.04%) MCAD
5 5 (0.65%) MCP
6 3 (0.39%) MCSD
6 3 (0.39%) HND
6 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.26%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.77%) QA
2 20 (2.60%) ISO 9001
3 14 (1.82%) PMBOK
3 14 (1.82%) HL7
4 8 (1.04%) SLA
5 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) WAI
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.17%) Firmware
2 7 (0.91%) vSphere
2 7 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (1.43%) CA Endevor
2 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.13%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 182 (23.67%) Microsoft
2 129 (16.78%) Oracle
3 13 (1.69%) Micro Focus
3 13 (1.69%) IBM
3 13 (1.69%) BEA
4 11 (1.43%) Business Objects
5 10 (1.30%) VMware
6 8 (1.04%) Telerik
6 8 (1.04%) SAP
7 5 (0.65%) Cisco
8 4 (0.52%) Citrix
9 3 (0.39%) EMC
10 2 (0.26%) Tableau
10 2 (0.26%) SYSPRO
10 2 (0.26%) Xilinx
10 2 (0.26%) Lotus
10 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.26%) HP
10 2 (0.26%) ESRI
10 2 (0.26%) Remedy
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + bens + flexi-time
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: Competitive subject to experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago