The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 235 291 320
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +29
Permanent jobs citing VB6 11 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.058% 0.070%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 6
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
VB6
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3472 4794 5944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.37% 55.62% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3202 4213 5198
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VB6
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the City of London region.

VB6 Salary Trend in the City of London

VB6
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

VB6 Salary Histogram in the City of London

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VB6.

1 27 (100.00%) VB
2 16 (59.26%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) VBA
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
5 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
6 12 (44.44%) .NET
7 11 (40.74%) Migration
8 8 (29.63%) Banking
8 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
8 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
8 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
8 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
9 7 (25.93%) Finance
9 7 (25.93%) SDLC
10 6 (22.22%) Front Office
10 6 (22.22%) Python
10 6 (22.22%) C++
11 5 (18.52%) HTML
11 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
11 5 (18.52%) Windows
11 5 (18.52%) XML
11 5 (18.52%) Classic ASP
11 5 (18.52%) Law
11 5 (18.52%) Fixed Income
12 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
12 4 (14.81%) Ajax
12 4 (14.81%) Data Management
12 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.70%) SSH
1 1 (3.70%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.81%) DB2
2 4 (14.81%) DTS
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) MS Access
General
1 8 (29.63%) Banking
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 6 (22.22%) Front Office
4 5 (18.52%) Law
5 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) VBA Developer
3 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Excel Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Excel VBA Developer
4 7 (25.93%) VB Developer
4 7 (25.93%) VB6 Developer
5 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Senior VB Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Senior VB6 Developer
10 1 (3.70%) .NET Applications Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
10 1 (3.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
3 5 (18.52%) Classic ASP
3 5 (18.52%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) XML
4 4 (14.81%) Ajax
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (14.81%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) DHTML
4 4 (14.81%) J2EE
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Fixed Income
2 4 (14.81%) iSeries
2 4 (14.81%) Reference Data
3 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Migration
2 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
3 7 (25.93%) SDLC
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) Data Management
4 4 (14.81%) Line Management
4 4 (14.81%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.70%) Open Source
7 1 (3.70%) Release Management
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) VB
2 16 (59.26%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) VBA
4 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
5 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
6 6 (22.22%) C++
6 6 (22.22%) Python
7 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.81%) Java
9 1 (3.70%) COBOL
9 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) jBASE
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Temenos
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle