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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 95 85 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB6 18 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.37% 1.09% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 1.71% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 7
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
836 701 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 63.82% 63.90% 57.49%
Number of salaries quoted 475 448 349
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) VB
2 28 (93.33%) C#
2 28 (93.33%) .NET
3 27 (90.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (80.00%) VB.NET
5 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
5 23 (76.67%) SQL
5 23 (76.67%) Oracle
6 22 (73.33%) SharePoint
6 22 (73.33%) RDBMS
6 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
6 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (73.33%) TDD
6 22 (73.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (73.33%) .NET Framework
6 22 (73.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 22 (73.33%) Oracle Database
6 22 (73.33%) Relational Database
7 18 (60.00%) MS Excel
8 16 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (53.33%) InfoPath
8 16 (53.33%) PerformancePoint
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (20.00%) HTML
9 6 (20.00%) CSS
10 5 (16.67%) NHibernate
10 5 (16.67%) AOP
10 5 (16.67%) jQuery
10 5 (16.67%) Scrum
10 5 (16.67%) Dependency Injection

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 22 (73.33%) SharePoint
1 22 (73.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (53.33%) InfoPath
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (73.33%) RDBMS
2 22 (73.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (73.33%) Oracle Database
2 22 (73.33%) Relational Database
3 16 (53.33%) PerformancePoint
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 5 (16.67%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Programmer
5 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) VB Developer
5 1 (3.33%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 22 (73.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (20.00%) CSS
3 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (16.67%) NHibernate
4 5 (16.67%) jQuery
4 5 (16.67%) Spring.NET
4 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (10.00%) ActiveX
6 2 (6.67%) Web Services
7 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (10.00%) Physics
2 2 (6.67%) Firmware
3 1 (3.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (73.33%) TDD
2 16 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.67%) Scrum
3 5 (16.67%) AOP
3 5 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Document Management
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) VB
2 28 (93.33%) C#
3 24 (80.00%) VB.NET
4 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
4 23 (76.67%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) C
6 1 (3.33%) VBScript
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Java
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Oracle
2 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
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