The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 100 107 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB6 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.26% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £32,500 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £32,500 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
VB6
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
643 766 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.35% 47.49% 53.84%
Number of salaries quoted 440 531 350
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VB6
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

VB6
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Health Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) HL7

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Classic ASP
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Informatics
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft