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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 90 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 0.47% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
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
542 645 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.82% 47.22% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 342 437 539
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) VB
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
6 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) CSS3

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) VB Developer
2 4 (57.14%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
4 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft