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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 159 154 151
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB6 3 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.095% 0.56% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 1.03% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 13
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1605 2048 1842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.07% 55.07% 56.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1369 1224
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram 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 29 July 2015. 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
Glasgow -4 3 £26,000 -26.24%
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) C#
3 16 (84.21%) HTML
3 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 16 (84.21%) SQL
4 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
5 14 (73.68%) CSS
6 13 (68.42%) VB.NET
6 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (68.42%) NHibernate
6 13 (68.42%) .NET Framework
7 11 (57.89%) Spring.NET
7 11 (57.89%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (57.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (57.89%) MongoDB
7 11 (57.89%) NoSQL
7 11 (57.89%) Entity Framework
7 11 (57.89%) Oracle Database
7 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
7 11 (57.89%) AOP
7 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (57.89%) TDD
7 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (57.89%) Scrum
7 11 (57.89%) Oracle
7 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
7 11 (57.89%) RDBMS
7 11 (57.89%) RavenDB
8 10 (52.63%) Node.js

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
1 11 (57.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 10 (52.63%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) RDBMS
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (57.89%) MongoDB
2 11 (57.89%) NoSQL
2 11 (57.89%) RavenDB
2 11 (57.89%) Oracle Database
2 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) AccuRev
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) AWS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) VB Developer
5 1 (5.26%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) HTML
3 14 (73.68%) CSS
4 13 (68.42%) NHibernate
4 13 (68.42%) .NET Framework
5 11 (57.89%) Spring.NET
5 11 (57.89%) Entity Framework
6 10 (52.63%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.79%) XML
9 2 (10.53%) XSLT
9 2 (10.53%) Classic ASP
9 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (10.53%) JSON
10 1 (5.26%) WinForms
10 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Informatics
1 1 (5.26%) Health Informatics
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
2 11 (57.89%) AOP
2 11 (57.89%) Dependency Injection
2 11 (57.89%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) User Stories
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (89.47%) C#
3 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 16 (84.21%) SQL
4 13 (68.42%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.79%) VBScript
6 1 (5.26%) VBA
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) Delphi
6 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) HND
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) HL7
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft