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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 491 412 401
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB6 494 602 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.56% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 1.06% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 419 553 591
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,455 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
59216 56802 62904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.01% 52.73% 53.72%
Number of salaries quoted 49643 48857 55174
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
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 £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 1 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 1 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 -60 463 £40,000 +9.58% 48
South East -8 119 £42,500 +13.33% 10
London -16 90 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Yorkshire -48 75 £33,250 +2.30% 8
West Midlands +25 51 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Brighton - 50 £43,500 - 1
East Sussex - 50 £43,500 - 1
North West -30 47 £30,000 -14.28% 5
East of England -43 41 £40,000 +14.28% 4
West Yorkshire -51 41 £33,000 +1.53% 6
South West -40 26 £35,000 - 10
South Yorkshire -1 25 £35,000 -
Leeds -41 25 £30,750 -5.38% 6
Kent -20 23 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Scotland -7 22 £35,250 -11.87% 4
Cheshire -18 22 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Bedfordshire +7 19 £40,000 +6.66%
Glasgow -1 19 £35,500 -5.33% 3
Solihull +16 16 £42,500 +1.79% 1
Birmingham +18 15 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Lancashire -7 14 £27,500 -27.63%
East Midlands -14 14 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Sussex -13 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Sheffield -21 13 £33,000 -5.71%
Warrington -29 12 £30,000 -14.28%
Hertfordshire -42 12 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Luton - 12 £40,000 -
Crawley +2 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Bristol -4 11 £34,000 +13.33% 9
Nottinghamshire +11 10 £35,000 +45.83%

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 981 (100.00%) VB
2 912 (92.97%) .NET
3 631 (64.32%) C#
4 624 (63.61%) SQL Server
5 599 (61.06%) VB.NET
6 579 (59.02%) SQL
7 441 (44.95%) ASP.NET
8 375 (38.23%) JavaScript
9 320 (32.62%) HTML
10 282 (28.75%) Microsoft
11 246 (25.08%) CSS
12 222 (22.63%) Visual Studio
13 218 (22.22%) XML
14 196 (19.98%) Windows
15 190 (19.37%) T-SQL
16 187 (19.06%) Oracle
17 172 (17.53%) Degree
18 171 (17.43%) MS Excel
19 164 (16.72%) .NET Framework
20 156 (15.90%) OO
21 151 (15.39%) Web Services
22 149 (15.19%) jQuery
23 147 (14.98%) Finance
24 145 (14.78%) MVC
25 137 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
26 133 (13.56%) WCF
27 113 (11.52%) Java
28 110 (11.21%) Crystal Reports
29 108 (11.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 96 (9.79%) Team Foundation Server

VB6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 63 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 61 (6.22%) IIS
3 31 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (2.24%) MODX
5 15 (1.53%) LiveLink
6 9 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.71%) CMS
8 4 (0.41%) Node.js
8 4 (0.41%) Apache
9 3 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.10%) Documentum
11 1 (0.10%) SAS
11 1 (0.10%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.10%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 171 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.69%) MS Office
3 22 (2.24%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.51%) assyst
3 4 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.31%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.20%) Line 500
6 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.83%) SaaS
2 8 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.33%) Intranet
2 12 (1.22%) Extranet
3 11 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.82%) Internet
5 7 (0.71%) VPN
5 7 (0.71%) Ethernet
5 7 (0.71%) Firewall
6 3 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.20%) HTTP
7 2 (0.20%) SSL
8 1 (0.10%) LAN
8 1 (0.10%) VoIP
8 1 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 624 (63.61%) SQL Server
2 137 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 110 (11.21%) Crystal Reports
4 108 (11.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 93 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 72 (7.34%) Relational Database
7 60 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 52 (5.30%) Oracle Database
9 42 (4.28%) MySQL
10 38 (3.87%) SQL Server 2000
11 32 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 31 (3.16%) RDBMS
13 24 (2.45%) SQLite
13 24 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 23 (2.34%) MS Access
15 20 (2.04%) PerformancePoint
16 18 (1.83%) DTS
17 16 (1.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
18 14 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
19 12 (1.22%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 222 (22.63%) Visual Studio
2 96 (9.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (4.79%) Subversion
4 37 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 30 (3.06%) Maven
6 16 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (1.12%) MSBuild
7 11 (1.12%) NUnit
8 9 (0.92%) JIRA
9 8 (0.82%) JUnit
10 6 (0.61%) CruiseControl
10 6 (0.61%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.51%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.51%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.51%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.51%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.51%) TestComplete
11 5 (0.51%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.41%) Toad
12 4 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 147 (14.98%) Finance
2 24 (2.45%) Manufacturing
2 24 (2.45%) Retail
3 23 (2.34%) Billing
3 23 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.24%) Legal
5 21 (2.14%) Law
6 19 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 18 (1.83%) Publishing
7 18 (1.83%) Banking
8 15 (1.53%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.02%) Electronics
11 6 (0.61%) Advertising
11 6 (0.61%) Marketing
12 5 (0.51%) Avionics
13 4 (0.41%) Front Office
13 4 (0.41%) Back Office
14 3 (0.31%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 756 (77.06%) Developer
2 315 (32.11%) .NET Developer
3 173 (17.64%) VB.NET Developer
4 168 (17.13%) Software Developer
5 137 (13.97%) C# Developer
6 113 (11.52%) VB Developer
7 104 (10.60%) VB6 Developer
8 97 (9.89%) Senior Developer
9 68 (6.93%) Analyst
9 68 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 64 (6.52%) Applications Support
11 62 (6.32%) Software Engineer
12 50 (5.10%) Web Developer
13 45 (4.59%) ASP.NET Developer
14 39 (3.98%) SQL Developer
14 39 (3.98%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
15 33 (3.36%) .NET Software Developer
16 32 (3.26%) Java Developer
17 30 (3.06%) Senior .NET Developer
18 29 (2.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 912 (92.97%) .NET
2 441 (44.95%) ASP.NET
3 320 (32.62%) HTML
4 246 (25.08%) CSS
5 218 (22.22%) XML
6 164 (16.72%) .NET Framework
7 151 (15.39%) Web Services
8 149 (15.19%) jQuery
9 133 (13.56%) WCF
10 92 (9.38%) WPF
11 78 (7.95%) WinForms
12 76 (7.75%) Classic ASP
13 64 (6.52%) Ajax
14 54 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 51 (5.20%) JSON
16 49 (4.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 47 (4.79%) XSLT
18 46 (4.69%) SOAP
19 43 (4.38%) REST
20 41 (4.18%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 28 (2.85%) N-Tier
3 25 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (1.94%) Mathematics
5 18 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 17 (1.73%) Client/Server
7 14 (1.43%) Life Science
8 11 (1.12%) FMCG
9 9 (0.92%) Informatics
10 8 (0.82%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.71%) EPoS
12 6 (0.61%) NHS
12 6 (0.61%) Physics
12 6 (0.61%) PDA
12 6 (0.61%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.51%) SWIFT
13 5 (0.51%) Derivative
13 5 (0.51%) Robotics
13 5 (0.51%) GIS
14 3 (0.31%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 196 (19.98%) Windows
2 27 (2.75%) Android
3 23 (2.34%) UNIX
4 20 (2.04%) Linux
5 17 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.82%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.82%) Debian
10 8 (0.82%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.71%) Solaris
12 4 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (15.90%) OO
2 145 (14.78%) MVC
3 93 (9.48%) Software Engineering
4 74 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (7.24%) OOP
6 59 (6.01%) TDD
7 57 (5.81%) Web Development
8 56 (5.71%) OOD
9 54 (5.50%) Unit Testing
10 50 (5.10%) Scrum
11 48 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (4.28%) Project Management
13 40 (4.08%) Migration
13 40 (4.08%) E-Commerce
14 37 (3.77%) Release Management
15 32 (3.26%) Workflow
16 31 (3.16%) ITIL
17 30 (3.06%) Requirements Analysis
18 27 (2.75%) Service Delivery
19 26 (2.65%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 981 (100.00%) VB
2 631 (64.32%) C#
3 599 (61.06%) VB.NET
4 579 (59.02%) SQL
5 375 (38.23%) JavaScript
6 190 (19.37%) T-SQL
7 113 (11.52%) Java
8 86 (8.77%) VBA
9 82 (8.36%) VBScript
10 64 (6.52%) C++
11 57 (5.81%) PL/SQL
12 43 (4.38%) PHP
13 22 (2.24%) Lua
14 20 (2.04%) C
15 10 (1.02%) MATLAB
16 8 (0.82%) VC++
17 7 (0.71%) Perl
17 7 (0.71%) XAML
18 6 (0.61%) Delphi
19 5 (0.51%) RPG
Qualifications
1 172 (17.53%) Degree
2 33 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.82%) MCTS
5 8 (0.82%) PhD
5 8 (0.82%) MCPD
6 6 (0.61%) MCSD
6 6 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.51%) ISEB
8 3 (0.31%) MCAD
8 3 (0.31%) MCSE
9 2 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.10%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.87%) QA
2 24 (2.45%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.53%) WAI
4 8 (0.82%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.41%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (0.31%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.20%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 282 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 187 (19.06%) Oracle
3 23 (2.34%) Telerik
4 20 (2.04%) Business Objects
5 17 (1.73%) DevExpress
6 9 (0.92%) Remedy
6 9 (0.92%) Apple
7 8 (0.82%) SAP
7 8 (0.82%) VMware
7 8 (0.82%) Wall Street Systems
8 7 (0.71%) Cisco
9 6 (0.61%) Tableau
10 5 (0.51%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.51%) Sybase
10 5 (0.51%) Fidessa
10 5 (0.51%) Citrix
11 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.31%) Juniper
12 3 (0.31%) Aruba
12 3 (0.31%) Red Gate
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Hyphen
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
LV=
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent 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
Swansea, West Glamorgan
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
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Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus+package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £350 - £351 per annum
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