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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 527 490 370
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -120
Permanent jobs citing VB6 423 488 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.45% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.84% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 368 445 638
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
56072 58183 62905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.44% 53.38% 54.81%
Number of salaries quoted 48118 49109 55489
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 £28,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -19 400 £40,000 +11.11% 40
South East -17 115 £42,500 +6.25% 7
London -2 64 £41,000 -21.90% 7
West Midlands +16 56 £35,000 +7.69% 8
East of England -25 51 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Brighton +12 43 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East Sussex +2 43 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hertfordshire -8 37 £30,000 -15.49% 2
Yorkshire -54 36 £38,500 +18.46%
North West -7 32 £42,500 +34.92% 5
West Yorkshire -33 31 £38,000 +16.92%
South West -32 24 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Surrey +2 20 £47,500 +43.93% 2
Kent +7 19 £47,500 -13.63% 3
West Sussex +8 18 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Staffordshire +16 17 £42,500 +70.00% 5
Birmingham +5 17 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Cheshire +3 15 £42,500 +51.78% 3
Manchester -20 15 £53,250 +77.50% 2
Crawley - 14 £47,500 -
Leeds -33 13 £38,500 +15.78%
City of London +16 12 £46,250 -15.90% 3
Hampshire -46 12 £38,000 -5.00%
Hitchin - 12 - -
Stoke-on-Trent +16 10 £40,000 +60.00% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 10 £42,500 +6.25%
North East -6 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Tyne and Wear -13 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East Midlands +19 9 £36,500 +5.03% 3
Bristol +5 9 £32,500 -

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 896 (100.00%) VB
2 825 (92.08%) .NET
3 594 (66.29%) C#
4 563 (62.83%) SQL Server
5 518 (57.81%) SQL
6 514 (57.37%) VB.NET
7 445 (49.67%) ASP.NET
8 380 (42.41%) JavaScript
9 309 (34.49%) HTML
10 261 (29.13%) Microsoft
11 245 (27.34%) CSS
12 229 (25.56%) Visual Studio
13 219 (24.44%) MVC
14 218 (24.33%) Oracle
15 215 (24.00%) XML
16 179 (19.98%) Agile Software Development
17 170 (18.97%) Windows
18 153 (17.08%) Finance
19 152 (16.96%) T-SQL
20 146 (16.29%) OO
21 144 (16.07%) WCF
22 142 (15.85%) .NET Framework
23 141 (15.74%) MS Excel
24 138 (15.40%) jQuery
25 135 (15.07%) Java
26 131 (14.62%) Web Services
27 130 (14.51%) SQL Server 2008
28 128 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
29 117 (13.06%) Degree
30 97 (10.83%) Classic ASP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 65 (7.25%) IIS
2 62 (6.92%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (2.46%) JBoss
5 15 (1.67%) Tuxedo
5 15 (1.67%) AquaLogic
5 15 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 15 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (0.89%) LiveLink
8 7 (0.78%) Node.js
8 7 (0.78%) MODX
8 7 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.22%) Apache
9 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.11%) CMS
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 141 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 57 (6.36%) MS Office
3 10 (1.12%) InfoPath
4 9 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.45%) Revit
6 4 (0.45%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.00%) Line 500
3 4 (0.45%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.01%) SaaS
2 4 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.01%) Extranet
2 26 (2.90%) Intranet
3 8 (0.89%) Internet
3 8 (0.89%) VPN
4 5 (0.56%) 2G
4 5 (0.56%) LTE
4 5 (0.56%) 4G
4 5 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (0.56%) 3G
5 3 (0.33%) Firewall
5 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.22%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 563 (62.83%) SQL Server
2 130 (14.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 128 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
4 89 (9.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 84 (9.38%) Oracle Database
6 78 (8.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 62 (6.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 56 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 50 (5.58%) MySQL
10 37 (4.13%) SQL Server 2000
11 36 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 29 (3.24%) MS Access
14 26 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
14 26 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 24 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (2.34%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.45%) MongoDB
18 10 (1.12%) Big Data
18 10 (1.12%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 229 (25.56%) Visual Studio
2 67 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (4.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 36 (4.02%) Maven
5 35 (3.91%) Subversion
6 29 (3.24%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (1.12%) LLBLGen Pro
9 9 (1.00%) MSBuild
9 9 (1.00%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.00%) NetAdvantage
9 9 (1.00%) CruiseControl
9 9 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (1.00%) TestComplete
10 8 (0.89%) Toad
11 7 (0.78%) ProC
12 6 (0.67%) NUnit
12 6 (0.67%) JUnit
12 6 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
12 6 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 153 (17.08%) Finance
2 26 (2.90%) Retail
3 21 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 19 (2.12%) Banking
6 11 (1.23%) Billing
6 11 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.23%) Publishing
7 9 (1.00%) Legal
8 8 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.89%) Law
9 7 (0.78%) Front Office
9 7 (0.78%) Games
9 7 (0.78%) German Language
10 5 (0.56%) Marketing
11 4 (0.45%) Back Office
11 4 (0.45%) Electronics
11 4 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.33%) Advertising
13 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 708 (79.02%) Developer
2 272 (30.36%) .NET Developer
3 181 (20.20%) Software Developer
4 135 (15.07%) VB.NET Developer
5 100 (11.16%) C# Developer
5 100 (11.16%) Senior Developer
6 97 (10.83%) VB Developer
7 92 (10.27%) VB6 Developer
8 73 (8.15%) Analyst
9 61 (6.81%) C# .NET Developer
10 57 (6.36%) Applications Support
11 51 (5.69%) Software Engineer
12 49 (5.47%) .NET Software Developer
13 45 (5.02%) Java Developer
14 44 (4.91%) Programmer
15 36 (4.02%) Analyst Developer
16 32 (3.57%) Applications Developer
17 31 (3.46%) Junior
18 30 (3.35%) Web Developer
19 28 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 825 (92.08%) .NET
2 445 (49.67%) ASP.NET
3 309 (34.49%) HTML
4 245 (27.34%) CSS
5 215 (24.00%) XML
6 144 (16.07%) WCF
7 142 (15.85%) .NET Framework
8 138 (15.40%) jQuery
9 131 (14.62%) Web Services
10 97 (10.83%) Classic ASP
11 84 (9.38%) WinForms
12 66 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 61 (6.81%) REST
14 59 (6.58%) Spring
15 55 (6.14%) SOAP
16 54 (6.03%) WPF
17 52 (5.80%) Ajax
17 52 (5.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 51 (5.69%) JSON
19 49 (5.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 20 (2.23%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 15 (1.67%) User Experience
6 15 (1.67%) Derivative
7 14 (1.56%) Life Science
8 11 (1.23%) Equities
8 11 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 8 (0.89%) Physics
10 7 (0.78%) PDA
11 6 (0.67%) Informatics
11 6 (0.67%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.56%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.56%) GIS
13 4 (0.45%) NHS
13 4 (0.45%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 170 (18.97%) Windows
2 27 (3.01%) UNIX
3 18 (2.01%) Android
4 16 (1.79%) Linux
5 13 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.34%) Solaris
7 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.45%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.45%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.45%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.45%) Debian
10 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (24.44%) MVC
2 179 (19.98%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (16.29%) OO
4 95 (10.60%) Software Engineering
5 74 (8.26%) Web Development
6 72 (8.04%) Project Management
7 64 (7.14%) OOP
8 54 (6.03%) Mentoring
9 53 (5.92%) OOD
10 41 (4.58%) UML
10 41 (4.58%) Scrum
11 40 (4.46%) Migration
12 37 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
13 35 (3.91%) TDD
13 35 (3.91%) Waterfall
14 32 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (3.46%) Workflow
16 28 (3.13%) SOA
17 25 (2.79%) CRM
18 22 (2.46%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 896 (100.00%) VB
2 594 (66.29%) C#
3 518 (57.81%) SQL
4 514 (57.37%) VB.NET
5 380 (42.41%) JavaScript
6 152 (16.96%) T-SQL
7 135 (15.07%) Java
8 89 (9.93%) VBScript
9 78 (8.71%) PL/SQL
10 77 (8.59%) VBA
11 71 (7.92%) C++
12 26 (2.90%) C
13 18 (2.01%) Delphi
14 16 (1.79%) PHP
15 15 (1.67%) COBOL
16 8 (0.89%) VC++
16 8 (0.89%) XAML
17 7 (0.78%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.78%) Lua
17 7 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 117 (13.06%) Degree
2 36 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (0.89%) MCAD
3 8 (0.89%) PhD
4 7 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.67%) MCSD
6 2 (0.22%) ISEB
6 2 (0.22%) MCP
6 2 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.68%) QA
2 14 (1.56%) WAI
3 11 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.67%) HL7
5 3 (0.33%) SLA
5 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 51 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.12%) Firmware
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) XenApp
3 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.11%) vSphere
3 1 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (0.22%) Sysprep
2 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 261 (29.13%) Microsoft
2 218 (24.33%) Oracle
3 31 (3.46%) Telerik
4 20 (2.23%) Business Objects
5 15 (1.67%) BEA
5 15 (1.67%) Micro Focus
6 9 (1.00%) Infragistics
6 9 (1.00%) Sage
7 5 (0.56%) Fidessa
7 5 (0.56%) SAP
8 4 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.45%) Wall Street Systems
8 4 (0.45%) Autodesk
9 3 (0.33%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.33%) Tableau
9 3 (0.33%) VMware
9 3 (0.33%) Remedy
9 3 (0.33%) Mapinfo
9 3 (0.33%) Citrix
10 2 (0.22%) Cisco
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + great bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Jumar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ITF Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonuses, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 25 days leave
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 6 days ago