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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 621 554 542
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB6 327 422 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 0.80% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 305 359 387
Average salary £38,250 £40,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.96% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%

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
52947 52865 55326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.98% 50.33% 53.24%
Number of salaries quoted 45673 45429 46448
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £66,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016 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 14 February 2016. 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
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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 -60 302 £37,500 -11.76% 33
South East -24 76 £43,250 -6.48% 5
South West +25 56 £39,000 +17.29% 5
London -6 46 £40,000 -20.00% 6
East Sussex +15 36 £45,000 - 2
Brighton +1 36 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +9 35 £34,750 -13.12% 3
North West +24 29 £32,500 -7.14% 1
West Yorkshire +9 26 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Leeds +10 20 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East of England -19 20 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Gloucestershire +10 18 £40,000 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +4 18 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Hertfordshire -13 18 £37,500 +7.14%
West Midlands -65 18 £33,500 -8.53% 2
Bristol +9 17 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Cheltenham +13 16 £41,250 +28.90% 1
Berkshire +19 12 £35,000 -9.09%
Dorset +15 12 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Merseyside +4 12 £32,500 -
West Sussex -7 12 £25,000 -47.36%
Reading - 12 £35,000 -
Bournemouth - 12 £34,000 - 1
Manchester +22 11 £57,500 +71.64%
Staffordshire -8 10 £40,000 +6.66%
Bootle - 10 £32,500 -
Hampshire +15 8 £44,250 -1.66% 2
Scotland +5 8 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Nottinghamshire - 8 £38,750 - 3
Worthing - 8 £25,000 -

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 608 (100.00%) VB
2 550 (90.46%) .NET
3 449 (73.85%) C#
4 414 (68.09%) SQL Server
5 412 (67.76%) SQL
6 299 (49.18%) VB.NET
7 234 (38.49%) ASP.NET
8 211 (34.70%) T-SQL
9 182 (29.93%) HTML
10 164 (26.97%) JavaScript
11 162 (26.64%) Finance
12 157 (25.82%) Microsoft
13 143 (23.52%) Visual Studio
13 143 (23.52%) .NET Framework
14 139 (22.86%) CSS
15 138 (22.70%) XML
16 128 (21.05%) Windows
17 120 (19.74%) MS Excel
17 120 (19.74%) WinForms
18 119 (19.57%) MVC
19 110 (18.09%) Oracle
20 107 (17.60%) Degree
21 88 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
22 85 (13.98%) OO
23 84 (13.82%) WCF
24 83 (13.65%) Team Foundation Server
24 83 (13.65%) VBScript
25 77 (12.66%) Web Services
26 71 (11.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 67 (11.02%) Classic ASP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 43 (7.07%) IIS
2 24 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.33%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.16%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) CMS
6 1 (0.16%) Drupal
6 1 (0.16%) MTS
6 1 (0.16%) Node.js
6 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 120 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.32%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (2.96%) SAP Business One
2 4 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.66%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.16%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.16%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.64%) SaaS
2 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.95%) Internet
2 14 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.97%) LDAP
3 12 (1.97%) SNMP
4 5 (0.82%) PuTTY
4 5 (0.82%) SSH
4 5 (0.82%) Telnet
5 4 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.33%) PPP
7 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (68.09%) SQL Server
2 71 (11.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 66 (10.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (7.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (7.24%) Crystal Reports
6 43 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 38 (6.25%) MS Access
8 35 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (4.61%) Relational Database
10 26 (4.28%) SQLite
11 15 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
12 14 (2.30%) MySQL
13 11 (1.81%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.15%) NoSQL
15 7 (1.15%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
17 3 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
17 3 (0.49%) Oracle8/8i Database
17 3 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 143 (23.52%) Visual Studio
2 83 (13.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (6.25%) JIRA
4 31 (5.10%) Subversion
5 24 (3.95%) Git (software)
6 22 (3.62%) AccuRev
7 21 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 18 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (1.64%) Toad
10 8 (1.32%) MSBuild
10 8 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (1.32%) TestComplete
11 6 (0.99%) NUnit
12 5 (0.82%) CruiseControl
13 4 (0.66%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.66%) Moq
13 4 (0.66%) MSTest
13 4 (0.66%) Ranorex
13 4 (0.66%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.49%) Maven
General
1 162 (26.64%) Finance
2 34 (5.59%) Back Office
3 28 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.13%) Legal
5 11 (1.81%) Banking
6 9 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.66%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.66%) Billing
7 4 (0.66%) Front Office
8 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.49%) Retail
9 2 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) French Language
10 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 491 (80.76%) Developer
2 279 (45.89%) .NET Developer
3 182 (29.93%) C# Developer
4 130 (21.38%) VB.NET Developer
5 125 (20.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 103 (16.94%) SQL Developer
7 82 (13.49%) VB Developer
8 68 (11.18%) Software Developer
9 63 (10.36%) Senior Developer
10 54 (8.88%) VB6 Developer
11 53 (8.72%) Applications Developer
12 52 (8.55%) ASP.NET Developer
13 50 (8.22%) Junior
14 49 (8.06%) Junior Developer
15 46 (7.57%) Analyst
16 43 (7.07%) Junior .NET Developer
17 40 (6.58%) C# Application Developer
18 39 (6.41%) C# VB.NET Developer
19 36 (5.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 36 (5.92%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (90.46%) .NET
2 234 (38.49%) ASP.NET
3 182 (29.93%) HTML
4 143 (23.52%) .NET Framework
5 139 (22.86%) CSS
6 138 (22.70%) XML
7 120 (19.74%) WinForms
8 84 (13.82%) WCF
9 77 (12.66%) Web Services
10 67 (11.02%) Classic ASP
11 59 (9.70%) jQuery
12 51 (8.39%) WPF
13 38 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 38 (6.25%) HTML5
14 37 (6.09%) SOAP
15 35 (5.76%) AngularJS
15 35 (5.76%) LINQ
16 32 (5.26%) Entity Framework
17 31 (5.10%) CSS3
18 27 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 38 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.11%) Client/Server
4 17 (2.80%) N-Tier
5 13 (2.14%) W3C
6 10 (1.64%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.48%) Xbox
8 8 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.66%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.66%) Derivative
9 4 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.49%) User Experience
11 2 (0.33%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.33%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.33%) NHS
12 1 (0.16%) AS400
12 1 (0.16%) Equities
12 1 (0.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 128 (21.05%) Windows
2 20 (3.29%) Unix
3 16 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.32%) Linux
6 7 (1.15%) Solaris
7 6 (0.99%) Android
7 6 (0.99%) FreeBSD
7 6 (0.99%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (19.57%) MVC
2 88 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (13.98%) OO
4 56 (9.21%) Software Engineering
5 55 (9.05%) SDLC
6 45 (7.40%) Migration
7 43 (7.07%) Multithreading
8 42 (6.91%) Scrum
9 38 (6.25%) ITIL
10 33 (5.43%) Web Development
11 32 (5.26%) Project Management
12 31 (5.10%) Mentoring
13 30 (4.93%) Unit Testing
14 27 (4.44%) Service Delivery
15 25 (4.11%) OOP
16 24 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
17 23 (3.78%) SOA
18 22 (3.62%) Software Testing
19 21 (3.45%) Feature Driven Development
19 21 (3.45%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 608 (100.00%) VB
2 449 (73.85%) C#
3 412 (67.76%) SQL
4 299 (49.18%) VB.NET
5 211 (34.70%) T-SQL
6 164 (26.97%) JavaScript
7 83 (13.65%) VBScript
8 59 (9.70%) C++
9 58 (9.54%) PL/SQL
10 50 (8.22%) VBA
11 48 (7.89%) Java
12 21 (3.45%) C
13 18 (2.96%) VC++
14 15 (2.47%) PHP
15 10 (1.64%) COBOL
15 10 (1.64%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.66%) ActionScript
16 4 (0.66%) ActionScript 3.0
16 4 (0.66%) R
17 3 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 107 (17.60%) Degree
2 35 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.96%) MCPD
3 18 (2.96%) MCTS
4 10 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.99%) HND
7 4 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.49%) MCP
9 1 (0.16%) ISEB
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.28%) ISO 9001
2 17 (2.80%) QA
3 4 (0.66%) SLA
4 2 (0.33%) HL7
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 157 (25.82%) Microsoft
2 110 (18.09%) Oracle
3 22 (3.62%) SAP
4 12 (1.97%) Perforce
5 7 (1.15%) Telerik
6 4 (0.66%) DevExpress
7 3 (0.49%) Blue Prism
7 3 (0.49%) Progress
8 2 (0.33%) Adobe
8 2 (0.33%) Cognos
8 2 (0.33%) IBM
8 2 (0.33%) Infragistics
8 2 (0.33%) Siebel
9 1 (0.16%) Cerner
9 1 (0.16%) McKesson
9 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.16%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.16%) Twitter
9 1 (0.16%) VMware
Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Langley James
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £1 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Darwen, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits & pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Capita plc
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
Parc Ellis
Salary: up to £40K + Bens!
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Doncaster
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Redruth
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £53,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Medisoft Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum pension and generous holidays
Posted: 24 days ago