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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 655 512 415
Rank change year-on-year
-143 -97
Permanent jobs citing VB6 245 485 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.41% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.80% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 234 408 551
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
56013 60307 57062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.24% 51.54% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47705 51135 48928
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -140 234 £37,500 -5.06% 38
South East -52 79 £42,500 - 11
West Midlands -17 34 £35,000 -4.10% 5
Yorkshire -19 31 £35,000 +4.47% 4
West Yorkshire +7 30 £35,000 - 4
Leeds +12 26 £49,000 +55.55% 3
Surrey +29 22 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Hampshire +27 20 £38,500 -3.75% 1
London -42 20 £45,000 -5.26% 2
North West -19 17 £29,500 -1.66% 6
East Midlands +10 16 £39,000 +11.42% 3
South West -18 16 £37,500 +7.14% 3
East of England -17 15 £40,000 - 3
Waterlooville - 14 £36,250 - 1
Birmingham -3 12 £35,000 +2.94%
East Sussex -25 12 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 10 £32,500 -7.14%
Brighton -21 10 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire +4 9 £37,500 -
Nottingham -1 9 £32,500 -7.14%
Lancashire -3 9 £31,250 +4.16% 2
Berkshire +8 8 £33,750 -13.46% 1
Cheltenham - 8 £37,500 -
Wales +1 7 £26,750 -23.57%
Staffordshire -2 7 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Essex - 7 £42,500 - 1
Wolverhampton +2 6 £30,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £35,000 -16.66% 1
Milton Keynes -10 6 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Croydon - 6 £37,500 -

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 631 (100.00%) VB
2 549 (87.00%) .NET
3 444 (70.36%) C#
4 390 (61.81%) SQL Server
5 337 (53.41%) VB.NET
6 324 (51.35%) SQL
7 242 (38.35%) ASP.NET
8 239 (37.88%) JavaScript
9 227 (35.97%) HTML
10 197 (31.22%) Finance
11 168 (26.62%) Windows
12 162 (25.67%) CSS
13 142 (22.50%) XML
13 142 (22.50%) T-SQL
14 139 (22.03%) Microsoft
15 114 (18.07%) .NET Framework
16 113 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
17 109 (17.27%) Degree
18 107 (16.96%) jQuery
19 105 (16.64%) Web Services
20 102 (16.16%) OO
20 102 (16.16%) Java
21 98 (15.53%) WinForms
22 94 (14.90%) MS Excel
23 90 (14.26%) MVC
24 86 (13.63%) WCF
25 85 (13.47%) SQL Server 2008
26 82 (13.00%) Visual Studio
27 80 (12.68%) Software Engineering
28 78 (12.36%) SQL Server 2005

VB6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 51 (8.08%) IIS
2 27 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.69%) Node.js
4 16 (2.54%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (2.22%) Apache
6 6 (0.95%) MTS
7 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.48%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.48%) Documentum
7 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.32%) Confluence
8 2 (0.32%) JBoss
8 2 (0.32%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 94 (14.90%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.85%) MS Office
3 10 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.74%) Changepoint
2 10 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.48%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.32%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.16%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.17%) Internet
2 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.63%) SMTP
4 2 (0.32%) FTP
4 2 (0.32%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.16%) Network Security
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) WLAN
5 1 (0.16%) VPN
5 1 (0.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (61.81%) SQL Server
2 85 (13.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 78 (12.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 70 (11.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (9.51%) SQL Server 2000
6 57 (9.03%) Crystal Reports
7 54 (8.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 44 (6.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (4.75%) Relational Database
10 25 (3.96%) Oracle Database
10 25 (3.96%) SQLite
11 16 (2.54%) RDBMS
12 14 (2.22%) MySQL
12 14 (2.22%) MongoDB
12 14 (2.22%) NoSQL
12 14 (2.22%) RavenDB
13 13 (2.06%) Adabas
14 10 (1.58%) DB2
15 8 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 82 (13.00%) Visual Studio
2 62 (9.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (3.49%) Subversion
4 20 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 18 (2.85%) JIRA
6 13 (2.06%) AccuRev
7 9 (1.43%) NUnit
8 7 (1.11%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.79%) ReSharper
10 5 (0.79%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.63%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.63%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.63%) NSubstitute
11 4 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.48%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.48%) Maven
12 3 (0.48%) FitNesse
General
1 197 (31.22%) Finance
2 25 (3.96%) Back Office
3 19 (3.01%) Retail
4 11 (1.74%) Banking
5 9 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.95%) Advertising
7 5 (0.79%) Military
7 5 (0.79%) Front Office
8 4 (0.63%) Electronics
8 4 (0.63%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.63%) Automotive
8 4 (0.63%) Billing
9 3 (0.48%) Law
10 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.32%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.16%) Marketing
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 465 (73.69%) Developer
2 152 (24.09%) .NET Developer
3 134 (21.24%) Software Developer
4 101 (16.01%) C# Developer
5 69 (10.94%) Senior Developer
6 64 (10.14%) VB.NET Developer
7 63 (9.98%) Analyst
8 61 (9.67%) Programmer
9 60 (9.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 54 (8.56%) VB Developer
11 50 (7.92%) VB6 Developer
12 48 (7.61%) Software Engineer
13 32 (5.07%) Applications Support
14 27 (4.28%) Analyst Programmer
15 24 (3.80%) Support Analyst
16 22 (3.49%) Graduate
16 22 (3.49%) WPF Developer
17 21 (3.33%) C# Programmer
18 20 (3.17%) AWS Developer
18 20 (3.17%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 549 (87.00%) .NET
2 242 (38.35%) ASP.NET
3 227 (35.97%) HTML
4 162 (25.67%) CSS
5 142 (22.50%) XML
6 114 (18.07%) .NET Framework
7 107 (16.96%) jQuery
8 105 (16.64%) Web Services
9 98 (15.53%) WinForms
10 86 (13.63%) WCF
11 66 (10.46%) XSLT
12 63 (9.98%) WPF
13 42 (6.66%) LINQ
14 39 (6.18%) Entity Framework
15 37 (5.86%) COM+
16 35 (5.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 31 (4.91%) Ajax
18 25 (3.96%) Classic ASP
19 23 (3.65%) REST
20 22 (3.49%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (9.51%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 23 (3.65%) Equities
4 23 (3.65%) Derivative
5 17 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.38%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.27%) User Experience
8 4 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.63%) Statistics
8 4 (0.63%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.48%) Clustering
9 3 (0.48%) ASTM
9 3 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.32%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.32%) Xbox
10 2 (0.32%) iSeries
10 2 (0.32%) AS400
10 2 (0.32%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 168 (26.62%) Windows
2 34 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (3.33%) Linux
4 14 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.95%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.79%) UNIX
9 4 (0.63%) Android
10 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (16.16%) OO
3 90 (14.26%) MVC
4 80 (12.68%) Software Engineering
5 59 (9.35%) SDLC
6 56 (8.87%) TDD
6 56 (8.87%) Migration
7 43 (6.81%) Scrum
8 39 (6.18%) Project Management
9 34 (5.39%) Web Development
10 32 (5.07%) Multithreading
11 31 (4.91%) Mentoring
12 27 (4.28%) Software Testing
12 27 (4.28%) ITIL
13 25 (3.96%) OOP
14 24 (3.80%) Unit Testing
15 23 (3.65%) OOD
16 22 (3.49%) CRM
17 19 (3.01%) E-Commerce
17 19 (3.01%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 631 (100.00%) VB
2 444 (70.36%) C#
3 337 (53.41%) VB.NET
4 324 (51.35%) SQL
5 239 (37.88%) JavaScript
6 142 (22.50%) T-SQL
7 102 (16.16%) Java
8 76 (12.04%) C++
9 53 (8.40%) PHP
10 49 (7.77%) PL/SQL
11 40 (6.34%) VBScript
12 34 (5.39%) C
13 29 (4.60%) VBA
14 25 (3.96%) Lua
15 19 (3.01%) Ruby
16 18 (2.85%) COBOL
17 13 (2.06%) NATURAL
17 13 (2.06%) JCL
18 12 (1.90%) PowerShell
19 8 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 109 (17.27%) Degree
2 20 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.79%) MCAD
5 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.48%) HND
6 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.32%) MCPD
7 2 (0.32%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.60%) ISO 9001
2 17 (2.69%) QA
3 13 (2.06%) SLA
4 9 (1.43%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.63%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.11%) vSphere
3 2 (0.32%) Firmware
4 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (1.74%) CA Endevor
2 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.16%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 139 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.25%) Oracle
3 16 (2.54%) IBM
4 7 (1.11%) VMware
5 5 (0.79%) Telerik
5 5 (0.79%) SAP
6 4 (0.63%) ESRI
7 3 (0.48%) Google
7 3 (0.48%) EMC
7 3 (0.48%) Lotus
7 3 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.32%) Reuters
8 2 (0.32%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco
8 2 (0.32%) Fidessa
8 2 (0.32%) Xilinx
8 2 (0.32%) Infragistics
8 2 (0.32%) AppSense
8 2 (0.32%) Trapeze
9 1 (0.16%) Xamarin
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 7 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, great projects!
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 4% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago