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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 652 489 412
Rank change year-on-year
-163 -77
Permanent jobs citing VB6 243 487 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.42% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.83% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 223 414 548
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,455
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
56069 58584 55979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.20% 51.05% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47893 49120 48140
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 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 28 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 -152 235 £37,500 -6.25% 35
South East -27 77 £38,500 -9.41% 7
West Midlands -17 37 £31,250 -16.66% 6
Yorkshire -31 33 £43,750 +31.57% 2
West Yorkshire -5 32 £47,500 +43.93% 2
Leeds +16 28 £49,000 +59.34% 1
Surrey +23 25 £30,000 -20.00%
London -57 22 £45,000 -5.26% 6
East of England -22 20 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Hampshire +16 18 £38,500 +1.31%
East Midlands -2 14 £38,750 +29.16% 6
North West -27 14 £33,750 +12.50% 3
South West -30 14 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Nottinghamshire -9 13 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Essex - 13 £42,500 -
Nottingham -3 12 £38,750 +39.63% 1
East Sussex -21 12 £42,500 -2.29% 4
Staffordshire +5 11 £27,000 -16.92% 1
Birmingham +7 10 £35,000 - 2
Brighton -21 10 £42,500 -2.29% 3
Wolverhampton -2 9 £30,000 -
Waterlooville - 9 £22,500 -
Berkshire +12 8 £33,750 -13.46% 1
Milton Keynes -6 7 £35,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Cheshire -10 6 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Hertfordshire -16 6 £25,500 -36.25% 1
Croydon - 6 £35,000 -
Macclesfield +20 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Southampton +12 5 £38,500 -14.44%

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 571 (100.00%) VB
2 494 (86.51%) .NET
3 397 (69.53%) C#
4 360 (63.05%) SQL Server
5 304 (53.24%) VB.NET
6 282 (49.39%) SQL
7 212 (37.13%) ASP.NET
8 200 (35.03%) JavaScript
9 187 (32.75%) HTML
10 178 (31.17%) Finance
11 158 (27.67%) Windows
12 139 (24.34%) T-SQL
13 129 (22.59%) CSS
13 129 (22.59%) Microsoft
14 127 (22.24%) XML
15 107 (18.74%) Degree
16 102 (17.86%) Web Services
17 101 (17.69%) OO
18 96 (16.81%) MS Excel
19 95 (16.64%) .NET Framework
20 93 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
21 92 (16.11%) WinForms
22 89 (15.59%) Java
23 79 (13.84%) jQuery
24 76 (13.31%) WCF
25 74 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
26 73 (12.78%) Software Engineering
26 73 (12.78%) C++
26 73 (12.78%) MVC
26 73 (12.78%) Analytical Skills

VB6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 55 (9.63%) IIS
2 17 (2.98%) WebSphere
3 15 (2.63%) Apache
3 15 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.58%) MTS
5 6 (1.05%) Node.js
6 4 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.53%) JBoss
7 3 (0.53%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.53%) Confluence
7 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.35%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.35%) Documentum
8 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 96 (16.81%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.45%) MS Office
3 6 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.93%) Changepoint
2 9 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.53%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.35%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.15%) Internet
2 6 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.53%) SMTP
4 2 (0.35%) FTP
4 2 (0.35%) SSL
4 2 (0.35%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) Wireless
5 1 (0.18%) Intranet
5 1 (0.18%) VPN
5 1 (0.18%) LAN
5 1 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (63.05%) SQL Server
2 74 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (10.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (10.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 54 (9.46%) Crystal Reports
6 47 (8.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (7.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 40 (7.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (4.20%) SQLite
10 19 (3.33%) Relational Database
11 13 (2.28%) Adabas
12 10 (1.75%) DB2
13 9 (1.58%) MySQL
13 9 (1.58%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (0.88%) MS Access
16 5 (0.88%) RDBMS
17 4 (0.70%) QlikView
18 3 (0.53%) DTS
Development Applications
1 72 (12.61%) Visual Studio
2 61 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (3.68%) Subversion
4 18 (3.15%) JIRA
5 13 (2.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 13 (2.28%) AccuRev
6 8 (1.40%) NUnit
7 6 (1.05%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.88%) MSBuild
8 5 (0.88%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.70%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.70%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.53%) Maven
10 3 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.53%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.53%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.53%) NCrunch
10 3 (0.53%) NSubstitute
General
1 178 (31.17%) Finance
2 26 (4.55%) Back Office
3 19 (3.33%) Retail
4 10 (1.75%) Banking
5 8 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.23%) Advertising
7 6 (1.05%) Billing
7 6 (1.05%) Front Office
7 6 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.70%) Electronics
8 4 (0.70%) Military
9 3 (0.53%) Law
10 2 (0.35%) Automotive
10 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Marketing
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 407 (71.28%) Developer
2 142 (24.87%) .NET Developer
3 114 (19.96%) Software Developer
4 95 (16.64%) C# Developer
5 69 (12.08%) Analyst
6 63 (11.03%) VB.NET Developer
7 61 (10.68%) Programmer
8 57 (9.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 52 (9.11%) Senior Developer
10 47 (8.23%) Software Engineer
11 39 (6.83%) VB Developer
12 34 (5.95%) Applications Support
13 33 (5.78%) VB6 Developer
14 27 (4.73%) Analyst Programmer
15 25 (4.38%) Support Analyst
15 25 (4.38%) Graduate
16 24 (4.20%) Junior
16 24 (4.20%) Junior Developer
17 22 (3.85%) C# Programmer
18 21 (3.68%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 494 (86.51%) .NET
2 212 (37.13%) ASP.NET
3 187 (32.75%) HTML
4 129 (22.59%) CSS
5 127 (22.24%) XML
6 102 (17.86%) Web Services
7 95 (16.64%) .NET Framework
8 92 (16.11%) WinForms
9 79 (13.84%) jQuery
10 76 (13.31%) WCF
11 55 (9.63%) WPF
12 51 (8.93%) XSLT
13 42 (7.36%) LINQ
14 37 (6.48%) COM+
15 32 (5.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 27 (4.73%) Entity Framework
17 25 (4.38%) ActiveX
18 24 (4.20%) REST
18 24 (4.20%) Ajax
19 21 (3.68%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (10.68%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.90%) Client/Server
4 22 (3.85%) Derivative
5 21 (3.68%) Equities
6 18 (3.15%) N-Tier
7 14 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.75%) User Experience
9 7 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.88%) Statistics
10 5 (0.88%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.88%) Xbox
11 4 (0.70%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.53%) ASTM
13 2 (0.35%) Replication
13 2 (0.35%) Clustering
13 2 (0.35%) VHDL
13 2 (0.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.35%) GIS
13 2 (0.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 158 (27.67%) Windows
2 32 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (4.03%) Linux
4 13 (2.28%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.23%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.05%) UNIX
6 6 (1.05%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.35%) Android
8 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (17.69%) OO
2 93 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (12.78%) MVC
3 73 (12.78%) Software Engineering
4 60 (10.51%) SDLC
5 56 (9.81%) Migration
6 42 (7.36%) TDD
7 31 (5.43%) Multithreading
8 29 (5.08%) Web Development
9 28 (4.90%) Scrum
10 26 (4.55%) Mentoring
11 25 (4.38%) Project Management
12 24 (4.20%) Software Testing
13 23 (4.03%) OOD
14 21 (3.68%) ITIL
14 21 (3.68%) OOP
15 18 (3.15%) CRM
15 18 (3.15%) E-Commerce
15 18 (3.15%) Unit Testing
16 17 (2.98%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 571 (100.00%) VB
2 397 (69.53%) C#
3 304 (53.24%) VB.NET
4 282 (49.39%) SQL
5 200 (35.03%) JavaScript
6 139 (24.34%) T-SQL
7 89 (15.59%) Java
8 73 (12.78%) C++
9 45 (7.88%) PL/SQL
10 44 (7.71%) PHP
11 43 (7.53%) VBScript
12 30 (5.25%) C
12 30 (5.25%) VBA
13 22 (3.85%) Lua
14 18 (3.15%) Ruby
14 18 (3.15%) COBOL
15 16 (2.80%) PowerShell
16 13 (2.28%) NATURAL
16 13 (2.28%) JCL
17 9 (1.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 107 (18.74%) Degree
2 25 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.88%) MCAD
5 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.35%) MCP
6 2 (0.35%) HND
7 1 (0.18%) MCSD
7 1 (0.18%) HNC
7 1 (0.18%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.73%) ISO 9001
2 12 (2.10%) SLA
2 12 (2.10%) QA
3 6 (1.05%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.70%) HL7
4 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.05%) vSphere
3 2 (0.35%) Firmware
4 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (1.93%) CA Endevor
2 2 (0.35%) Puppet
2 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 129 (22.59%) Microsoft
2 53 (9.28%) Oracle
3 16 (2.80%) IBM
4 6 (1.05%) VMware
5 5 (0.88%) SAP
6 4 (0.70%) ESRI
6 4 (0.70%) Telerik
7 3 (0.53%) Google
7 3 (0.53%) Lotus
7 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.35%) Reuters
8 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.35%) EMC
8 2 (0.35%) Sage
8 2 (0.35%) Cisco
8 2 (0.35%) Fidessa
8 2 (0.35%) Xilinx
8 2 (0.35%) Infragistics
8 2 (0.35%) AppSense
8 2 (0.35%) Trapeze
Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 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: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits - pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex (BN1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £40-£45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago