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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 134 150 153
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB6 16 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.48% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 0.93% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 2
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £33,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
1658 2037 1836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.67% 51.01% 57.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1390 1077
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +8 13 £28,500 -24.00%
Edinburgh +16 3 £40,000 +23.07%
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (100.00%) VB
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) C#
3 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 17 (77.27%) HTML
4 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
4 17 (77.27%) SQL
5 16 (72.73%) .NET Framework
6 15 (68.18%) Scrum
6 15 (68.18%) VB.NET
6 15 (68.18%) CSS
7 14 (63.64%) NHibernate
8 12 (54.55%) Spring.NET
8 12 (54.55%) Dependency Injection
8 12 (54.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (54.55%) MongoDB
8 12 (54.55%) NoSQL
8 12 (54.55%) Entity Framework
8 12 (54.55%) TDD
8 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (54.55%) AOP
8 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (54.55%) SharePoint
8 12 (54.55%) RDBMS
8 12 (54.55%) Oracle
8 12 (54.55%) RavenDB
8 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database
8 12 (54.55%) Relational Database
9 11 (50.00%) Node.js

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (54.55%) SharePoint
1 12 (54.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) RDBMS
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 12 (54.55%) NoSQL
2 12 (54.55%) RavenDB
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 12 (54.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
1 3 (13.64%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (22.73%) AWS Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) HTML
3 16 (72.73%) .NET Framework
4 15 (68.18%) CSS
5 14 (63.64%) NHibernate
6 12 (54.55%) Spring.NET
6 12 (54.55%) Entity Framework
7 11 (50.00%) jQuery
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
9 3 (13.64%) XML
9 3 (13.64%) OpenGL
9 3 (13.64%) DirectX
10 2 (9.09%) Classic ASP
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (9.09%) XSLT
10 2 (9.09%) JSON
11 1 (4.55%) WPF
11 1 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Informatics
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Scrum
3 12 (54.55%) Dependency Injection
3 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 12 (54.55%) AOP
4 4 (18.18%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) User Stories
6 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (4.55%) UML
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) VB
2 20 (90.91%) C#
3 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 17 (77.27%) SQL
4 15 (68.18%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) VBScript
6 1 (4.55%) VBA
6 1 (4.55%) XAML
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Delphi
6 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) HND
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) HL7
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft