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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 494 420 401
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB6 474 598 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.56% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 1.06% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 404 550 614
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,738 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
57264 56537 62961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.83% 52.96% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47993 48723 55236
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -64 440 £40,000 +9.58% 60
South East -30 98 £41,500 +6.41% 13
London +4 97 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Yorkshire -40 78 £33,000 +1.53% 11
West Midlands +15 48 £37,500 +7.14% 8
West Yorkshire -38 45 £33,000 +1.53% 3
Brighton +18 43 £37,500 -6.25% 5
East Sussex +10 43 £37,500 -6.25% 5
North West -37 42 £31,250 -10.71% 5
East of England -46 37 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Leeds -35 30 £30,750 -5.38% 3
South West -43 26 £34,000 +4.61% 10
South Yorkshire -6 25 £35,000 -
Scotland 0 23 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Glasgow -6 20 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Cheshire -17 18 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Kent -26 18 £50,000 +29.87% 2
Bedfordshire +1 17 £40,000 +6.66%
Solihull +13 15 £42,500 +6.25%
Birmingham +7 15 £35,000 +34.61% 3
East Midlands -10 14 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Sheffield -21 14 £32,500 -7.14%
West Sussex -8 12 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Bristol -9 12 £30,500 -2.40% 9
Lancashire -11 12 £27,500 -27.63%
Nottinghamshire +8 11 £35,000 +45.83%
City of London -3 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Hertfordshire -38 11 £25,000 -36.70% 1
Hampshire -38 11 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Nottingham +11 10 £35,000 +45.83%

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 970 (100.00%) VB
2 908 (93.61%) .NET
3 626 (64.54%) C#
4 602 (62.06%) SQL Server
5 583 (60.10%) VB.NET
6 565 (58.25%) SQL
7 447 (46.08%) ASP.NET
8 372 (38.35%) JavaScript
9 318 (32.78%) HTML
10 279 (28.76%) Microsoft
11 258 (26.60%) CSS
12 235 (24.23%) Visual Studio
13 225 (23.20%) XML
14 194 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 193 (19.90%) Windows
16 190 (19.59%) T-SQL
17 186 (19.18%) Oracle
18 173 (17.84%) MS Excel
19 164 (16.91%) Degree
20 160 (16.49%) OO
21 158 (16.29%) .NET Framework
22 157 (16.19%) Web Services
22 157 (16.19%) MVC
23 148 (15.26%) Finance
24 144 (14.85%) jQuery
25 141 (14.54%) WCF
25 141 (14.54%) SQL Server 2008
26 118 (12.16%) Java
27 112 (11.55%) Crystal Reports
28 97 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

VB6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 66 (6.80%) IIS
2 63 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (2.16%) MODX
5 19 (1.96%) LiveLink
6 7 (0.72%) CMS
7 5 (0.52%) Node.js
8 4 (0.41%) Apache
8 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.31%) Tuxedo
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.31%) AquaLogic
10 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.10%) Documentum
11 1 (0.10%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 173 (17.84%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.43%) MS Office
3 18 (1.86%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.31%) assyst
4 2 (0.21%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.21%) Line 500
5 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.86%) SaaS
2 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.65%) Intranet
1 16 (1.65%) Extranet
2 11 (1.13%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.82%) VPN
4 7 (0.72%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.52%) Internet
6 4 (0.41%) Firewall
7 3 (0.31%) SSL
8 2 (0.21%) HTTP
9 1 (0.10%) LAN
9 1 (0.10%) VoIP
9 1 (0.10%) WAN
9 1 (0.10%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (62.06%) SQL Server
2 141 (14.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 112 (11.55%) Crystal Reports
4 97 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 96 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 69 (7.11%) Relational Database
7 59 (6.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 55 (5.67%) Oracle Database
9 38 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 38 (3.92%) MySQL
10 32 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (2.47%) RDBMS
13 21 (2.16%) SQLite
14 19 (1.96%) MS Access
15 18 (1.86%) DTS
15 18 (1.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 17 (1.75%) PerformancePoint
17 14 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
18 12 (1.24%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 235 (24.23%) Visual Studio
2 97 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (4.64%) Subversion
4 38 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 32 (3.30%) Maven
6 15 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (1.34%) MSBuild
8 9 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.82%) NUnit
9 8 (0.82%) CruiseControl
10 7 (0.72%) TestComplete
11 6 (0.62%) JIRA
11 6 (0.62%) JUnit
11 6 (0.62%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.52%) Git (software)
12 5 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.52%) Toad
13 4 (0.41%) ReSharper
14 3 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.31%) Cucumber
General
1 148 (15.26%) Finance
2 25 (2.58%) Telecoms
3 23 (2.37%) Billing
4 22 (2.27%) Legal
4 22 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 22 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 21 (2.16%) Law
6 19 (1.96%) Retail
7 18 (1.86%) Publishing
8 17 (1.75%) Banking
9 15 (1.55%) Aerospace
10 10 (1.03%) Electronics
10 10 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.52%) Advertising
11 5 (0.52%) Avionics
12 4 (0.41%) Marketing
13 3 (0.31%) Front Office
14 2 (0.21%) Games
15 1 (0.10%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 750 (77.32%) Developer
2 310 (31.96%) .NET Developer
3 175 (18.04%) VB.NET Developer
4 174 (17.94%) Software Developer
5 131 (13.51%) C# Developer
6 111 (11.44%) VB Developer
7 103 (10.62%) VB6 Developer
8 95 (9.79%) Senior Developer
9 69 (7.11%) Applications Support
9 69 (7.11%) Analyst
10 64 (6.60%) Software Engineer
10 64 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 55 (5.67%) Web Developer
12 37 (3.81%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 36 (3.71%) .NET Software Developer
13 36 (3.71%) ASP.NET Developer
14 35 (3.61%) SQL Developer
15 34 (3.51%) Java Developer
16 31 (3.20%) Support Analyst
17 30 (3.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 908 (93.61%) .NET
2 447 (46.08%) ASP.NET
3 318 (32.78%) HTML
4 258 (26.60%) CSS
5 225 (23.20%) XML
6 158 (16.29%) .NET Framework
7 157 (16.19%) Web Services
8 144 (14.85%) jQuery
9 141 (14.54%) WCF
10 85 (8.76%) WPF
10 85 (8.76%) Classic ASP
11 76 (7.84%) WinForms
12 61 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 56 (5.77%) Ajax
14 55 (5.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 51 (5.26%) JSON
16 49 (5.05%) REST
16 49 (5.05%) SOAP
17 45 (4.64%) XSLT
18 42 (4.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 31 (3.20%) N-Tier
4 25 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (1.86%) Mathematics
6 17 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 17 (1.75%) User Experience
7 16 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.55%) Life Science
9 10 (1.03%) Informatics
9 10 (1.03%) FMCG
10 8 (0.82%) Visualisation
10 8 (0.82%) Physics
11 6 (0.62%) Data Extraction
11 6 (0.62%) PDA
12 5 (0.52%) Derivative
12 5 (0.52%) GIS
12 5 (0.52%) NHS
12 5 (0.52%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 193 (19.90%) Windows
2 21 (2.16%) UNIX
3 20 (2.06%) Android
4 17 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.55%) Linux
6 12 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.72%) Solaris
10 6 (0.62%) Debian
11 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (16.49%) OO
3 157 (16.19%) MVC
4 94 (9.69%) Software Engineering
5 76 (7.84%) OOP
6 62 (6.39%) Web Development
7 58 (5.98%) OOD
8 52 (5.36%) TDD
9 50 (5.15%) Unit Testing
10 48 (4.95%) Scrum
11 46 (4.74%) Project Management
12 44 (4.54%) Release Management
13 40 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
14 38 (3.92%) E-Commerce
15 37 (3.81%) Migration
16 35 (3.61%) Mentoring
17 33 (3.40%) ITIL
18 30 (3.09%) Workflow
18 30 (3.09%) Requirements Analysis
19 26 (2.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 970 (100.00%) VB
2 626 (64.54%) C#
3 583 (60.10%) VB.NET
4 565 (58.25%) SQL
5 372 (38.35%) JavaScript
6 190 (19.59%) T-SQL
7 118 (12.16%) Java
8 86 (8.87%) VBScript
9 80 (8.25%) VBA
10 66 (6.80%) C++
11 59 (6.08%) PL/SQL
12 37 (3.81%) PHP
13 20 (2.06%) C
13 20 (2.06%) Lua
14 9 (0.93%) Delphi
14 9 (0.93%) MATLAB
15 8 (0.82%) VC++
16 6 (0.62%) XAML
17 5 (0.52%) RPG
17 5 (0.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 164 (16.91%) Degree
2 34 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.82%) MCTS
5 8 (0.82%) MCPD
5 8 (0.82%) PhD
6 6 (0.62%) MCSD
6 6 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.31%) MCAD
7 3 (0.31%) MCSE
7 3 (0.31%) ISEB
8 2 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.10%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.61%) QA
2 21 (2.16%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.55%) WAI
4 7 (0.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.21%) Sysprep
2 1 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.10%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 279 (28.76%) Microsoft
2 186 (19.18%) Oracle
3 26 (2.68%) Telerik
4 21 (2.16%) Business Objects
5 16 (1.65%) DevExpress
6 8 (0.82%) Remedy
7 7 (0.72%) SAP
8 6 (0.62%) Wall Street Systems
8 6 (0.62%) Tableau
9 5 (0.52%) VMware
9 5 (0.52%) Fidessa
9 5 (0.52%) Citrix
9 5 (0.52%) Apple
10 4 (0.41%) Sybase
10 4 (0.41%) Cisco
10 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.31%) Micro Focus
11 3 (0.31%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.31%) JBoss
11 3 (0.31%) BEA
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £42k - 47k per year + fantastic benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-34k
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Circa £36,540
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Streamline Connections
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 25 days leave
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Exceptional Environment & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago