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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 142 139 140
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB6 6 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.67% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 1.23% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 3
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
1618 1793 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.55% 54.90% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 1156 1064
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 23 January 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 +6 6 £32,000 -18.47% 1
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (100.00%) VB
2 16 (94.12%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) .NET
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
5 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
5 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
6 9 (52.94%) SQL
7 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
7 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
8 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
8 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
8 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
8 6 (35.29%) Oracle
8 6 (35.29%) TDD
8 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
9 5 (29.41%) Scrum
10 4 (23.53%) InfoPath
10 4 (23.53%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (23.53%) Windows
11 3 (17.65%) Linux
11 3 (17.65%) OO
11 3 (17.65%) ActiveX
11 3 (17.65%) OpenGL
11 3 (17.65%) DirectX

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
2 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (23.53%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (11.76%) RavenDB
6 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) VB Developer
4 1 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
3 3 (17.65%) ActiveX
3 3 (17.65%) OpenGL
3 3 (17.65%) DirectX
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (17.65%) WPF
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) NHibernate
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) Spring.NET
5 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
1 3 (17.65%) Physics
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) AOP
6 2 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) VB
2 16 (94.12%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
4 9 (52.94%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 3 (17.65%) C
7 2 (11.76%) XAML
8 1 (5.88%) C++
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago