The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 144 162
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.52% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.45%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1453 1544 1990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.96% 51.54% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 787 973 1359
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for 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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

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