The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 95 96 98
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB6 7 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.58% 1.05% 0.085%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 1.63% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -19.11%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
666 858 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 55.18% 64.56% 68.06%
Number of salaries quoted 392 561 466
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

VB6
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Glasgow

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 19 (100.00%) VB
2 18 (94.74%) C#
3 17 (89.47%) .NET
4 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (78.95%) SQL
5 14 (73.68%) HTML
5 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
5 14 (73.68%) Scrum
5 14 (73.68%) .NET Framework
5 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
6 13 (68.42%) CSS
6 13 (68.42%) VB.NET
7 12 (63.16%) Oracle
7 12 (63.16%) TDD
7 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
7 12 (63.16%) RDBMS
7 12 (63.16%) Spring.NET
7 12 (63.16%) AOP
7 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (63.16%) NHibernate
7 12 (63.16%) Dependency Injection
7 12 (63.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
7 12 (63.16%) NoSQL
7 12 (63.16%) Entity Framework
7 12 (63.16%) RavenDB
7 12 (63.16%) Oracle Database
7 12 (63.16%) Relational Database
8 11 (57.89%) Node.js

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
1 12 (63.16%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (57.89%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) RDBMS
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
2 12 (63.16%) NoSQL
2 12 (63.16%) RavenDB
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle Database
2 12 (63.16%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) AWS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) VB Developer
5 1 (5.26%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) .NET Framework
3 13 (68.42%) CSS
4 12 (63.16%) NHibernate
4 12 (63.16%) Spring.NET
4 12 (63.16%) Entity Framework
5 11 (57.89%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) OpenGL
6 2 (10.53%) DirectX
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Scrum
3 12 (63.16%) AOP
3 12 (63.16%) Dependency Injection
3 12 (63.16%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) VB
2 18 (94.74%) C#
3 15 (78.95%) SQL
4 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
5 13 (68.42%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) XAML
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Delphi
6 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) HND
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft