The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 157 142 163
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.97% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 7
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
VB6
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1434 1643 2024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.91% 52.21% 50.94%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1024 1382
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VB6
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Scotland

VB6
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +8 5 £32,500 -18.75%
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
6 2 (22.22%) AccuRev
6 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) WinForms
6 2 (22.22%) TDD

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) AccuRev
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) VB Developer
2 4 (44.44%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
4 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft