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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 490 404 380
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -24
Permanent jobs citing VB6 484 601 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.55% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 1.05% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 409 518 659
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60730 57464 63367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.06% 52.68% 53.97%
Number of salaries quoted 51757 49587 55831
Average salary £43,164 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 11 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 11 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 -68 443 £37,500 +7.14% 59
South East -6 147 £40,000 +12.67% 14
London -36 67 £46,250 -7.50% 9
East Sussex +31 61 £35,000 +4.47% 2
Brighton +28 60 £35,000 +4.47% 2
Yorkshire -54 52 £33,500 +3.07% 7
East of England -17 46 £40,000 +6.66% 6
West Midlands +9 44 £34,000 -2.85% 5
North West -38 41 £30,000 -7.69% 8
West Yorkshire -49 33 £35,000 +7.69% 4
South West -29 32 £34,000 -6.84% 9
Cheshire +5 28 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Hertfordshire -26 28 £37,500 -3.84%
Kent -6 25 £41,500 +38.33%
Warrington -15 20 £31,250 -10.71% 1
Leeds -54 20 £32,500 - 3
Staffordshire -7 17 £32,500 +0.77% 1
Scotland -10 16 £35,250 -11.87% 1
Bristol +10 15 £34,000 -15.00% 5
Bedfordshire +2 15 £44,000 +29.41% 1
South Yorkshire -3 15 £33,000 +43.47%
Glasgow -6 15 £35,250 -11.87%
Buckinghamshire -10 15 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +2 14 £32,500 -
Surrey +12 13 £37,500 +13.63% 6
Hemel Hempstead +6 13 £37,500 +7.14%
Sheffield 0 13 £33,000 -5.71%
East Midlands -25 13 £34,000 -15.00% 1
City of London -9 12 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Berkshire -1 11 £39,000 +9.85% 1

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 947 (100.00%) VB
2 865 (91.34%) .NET
3 638 (67.37%) C#
4 588 (62.09%) SQL Server
5 578 (61.03%) VB.NET
6 570 (60.19%) SQL
7 401 (42.34%) ASP.NET
8 331 (34.95%) JavaScript
9 292 (30.83%) HTML
10 260 (27.46%) Microsoft
11 209 (22.07%) CSS
12 188 (19.85%) Oracle
13 187 (19.75%) Visual Studio
14 185 (19.54%) T-SQL
15 179 (18.90%) XML
15 179 (18.90%) .NET Framework
16 172 (18.16%) Finance
17 163 (17.21%) MS Excel
18 160 (16.90%) Windows
19 158 (16.68%) Degree
20 145 (15.31%) jQuery
21 137 (14.47%) OO
22 131 (13.83%) SQL Server 2008
23 128 (13.52%) Web Services
24 125 (13.20%) MVC
25 114 (12.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 109 (11.51%) WCF
27 106 (11.19%) Team Foundation Server
28 95 (10.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 94 (9.93%) VBA

VB6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 79 (8.34%) SharePoint
2 47 (4.96%) IIS
3 27 (2.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (2.32%) MODX
5 16 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (1.37%) LiveLink
7 8 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.63%) CMS
9 5 (0.53%) OpenEdge
10 4 (0.42%) Apache
10 4 (0.42%) Node.js
11 3 (0.32%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (0.32%) Documentum
12 2 (0.21%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.11%) SAS
13 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 163 (17.21%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.48%) MS Office
3 17 (1.80%) 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 7 (0.74%) SAP SRM
3 6 (0.63%) assyst
4 4 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.21%) HFM
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.11%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.01%) SaaS
2 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.48%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.37%) Internet
3 9 (0.95%) Firewall
4 8 (0.84%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.63%) Intranet
6 3 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.21%) Wireless
7 2 (0.21%) HTTP
7 2 (0.21%) LAN
7 2 (0.21%) Extranet
7 2 (0.21%) SSL
8 1 (0.11%) VoIP
8 1 (0.11%) WAN
8 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 588 (62.09%) SQL Server
2 131 (13.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 114 (12.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 95 (10.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (9.61%) Crystal Reports
6 76 (8.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 61 (6.44%) Relational Database
8 54 (5.70%) Oracle Database
9 46 (4.86%) MySQL
10 37 (3.91%) SQL Server 2000
11 32 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 31 (3.27%) DTS
12 31 (3.27%) RDBMS
13 29 (3.06%) MS Access
14 27 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (2.64%) SQLite
16 17 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
17 15 (1.58%) PerformancePoint
18 14 (1.48%) MongoDB
19 11 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 187 (19.75%) Visual Studio
2 106 (11.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (3.80%) Subversion
4 25 (2.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 21 (2.22%) Maven
6 18 (1.90%) NUnit
7 13 (1.37%) JIRA
8 10 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (0.95%) MSBuild
10 8 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.84%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.74%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.63%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.63%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.53%) Git (software)
14 4 (0.42%) ReSharper
14 4 (0.42%) JUnit
15 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 3 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (0.32%) CruiseControl
General
1 172 (18.16%) Finance
2 32 (3.38%) Law
3 23 (2.43%) Legal
3 23 (2.43%) Manufacturing
4 20 (2.11%) Retail
5 19 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.90%) Billing
7 15 (1.58%) Aerospace
8 14 (1.48%) Publishing
9 13 (1.37%) Banking
9 13 (1.37%) Electronics
9 13 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.95%) Marketing
12 6 (0.63%) Advertising
13 5 (0.53%) Back Office
13 5 (0.53%) Avionics
14 4 (0.42%) Front Office
14 4 (0.42%) French Language
14 4 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 710 (74.97%) Developer
2 291 (30.73%) .NET Developer
3 149 (15.73%) C# Developer
4 148 (15.63%) VB.NET Developer
5 141 (14.89%) Software Developer
6 100 (10.56%) VB Developer
7 91 (9.61%) Senior Developer
7 91 (9.61%) VB6 Developer
8 77 (8.13%) Analyst
9 76 (8.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 66 (6.97%) Applications Support
11 60 (6.34%) Software Engineer
12 56 (5.91%) ASP.NET Developer
13 41 (4.33%) SQL Developer
13 41 (4.33%) Web Developer
14 40 (4.22%) Support Analyst
14 40 (4.22%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
15 32 (3.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 32 (3.38%) Applications Developer
16 31 (3.27%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 865 (91.34%) .NET
2 401 (42.34%) ASP.NET
3 292 (30.83%) HTML
4 209 (22.07%) CSS
5 179 (18.90%) XML
5 179 (18.90%) .NET Framework
6 145 (15.31%) jQuery
7 128 (13.52%) Web Services
8 109 (11.51%) WCF
9 92 (9.71%) WPF
10 89 (9.40%) Classic ASP
11 73 (7.71%) WinForms
12 67 (7.07%) Ajax
13 52 (5.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 40 (4.22%) LINQ
14 40 (4.22%) JSON
15 35 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 35 (3.70%) HTML5
16 34 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (3.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 29 (3.06%) N-Tier
3 19 (2.01%) Client/Server
3 19 (2.01%) Mathematics
3 19 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 14 (1.48%) FMCG
6 8 (0.84%) Life Science
7 7 (0.74%) Visualisation
8 6 (0.63%) Graphic Design
8 6 (0.63%) EPoS
9 5 (0.53%) Informatics
9 5 (0.53%) Robotics
10 4 (0.42%) Derivative
10 4 (0.42%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.32%) Physics
11 3 (0.32%) NHS
11 3 (0.32%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.32%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 160 (16.90%) Windows
2 29 (3.06%) Android
3 22 (2.32%) UNIX
4 18 (1.90%) Linux
5 17 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.06%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.74%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.42%) Debian
12 3 (0.32%) Solaris
13 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (14.47%) OO
2 125 (13.20%) MVC
3 92 (9.71%) Software Engineering
4 73 (7.71%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (6.65%) OOP
6 60 (6.34%) TDD
7 55 (5.81%) ITIL
8 54 (5.70%) Scrum
9 53 (5.60%) Unit Testing
10 48 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
11 47 (4.96%) OOD
11 47 (4.96%) Web Development
12 46 (4.86%) Migration
13 42 (4.44%) E-Commerce
14 38 (4.01%) Release Management
15 36 (3.80%) Service Delivery
16 27 (2.85%) Project Management
16 27 (2.85%) UML
16 27 (2.85%) Requirements Analysis
17 26 (2.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 947 (100.00%) VB
2 638 (67.37%) C#
3 578 (61.03%) VB.NET
4 570 (60.19%) SQL
5 331 (34.95%) JavaScript
6 185 (19.54%) T-SQL
7 94 (9.93%) VBA
8 92 (9.71%) Java
9 67 (7.07%) VBScript
10 66 (6.97%) PL/SQL
11 55 (5.81%) C++
12 47 (4.96%) PHP
13 24 (2.53%) Lua
14 21 (2.22%) C
15 12 (1.27%) VC++
16 11 (1.16%) Perl
17 10 (1.06%) MATLAB
18 9 (0.95%) Bash Shell
19 7 (0.74%) PowerShell
20 6 (0.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 158 (16.68%) Degree
2 38 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.16%) MCTS
6 11 (1.16%) MCPD
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%) MCSE
10 3 (0.32%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.21%) HNC
12 1 (0.11%) MCAD
12 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.48%) QA
2 26 (2.75%) ISO 9001
3 17 (1.80%) SLA
4 10 (1.06%) WAI
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 23 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.42%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (0.32%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 260 (27.46%) Microsoft
2 188 (19.85%) Oracle
3 26 (2.75%) SAP
4 18 (1.90%) DevExpress
5 13 (1.37%) Business Objects
5 13 (1.37%) Apple
6 12 (1.27%) Remedy
7 10 (1.06%) VMware
8 9 (0.95%) Sybase
8 9 (0.95%) Cisco
9 8 (0.84%) Telerik
10 6 (0.63%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.53%) Tableau
11 5 (0.53%) IBM
11 5 (0.53%) Citrix
12 4 (0.42%) Wall Street Systems
12 4 (0.42%) Infragistics
13 3 (0.32%) Aruba
13 3 (0.32%) FactSet
13 3 (0.32%) Juniper
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Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Uncapped Bonus Potential
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS AND FULL BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Streamline Connections
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago