The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 765 738 535
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -203
Permanent jobs citing VB6 149 243 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.43% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 118 223 414
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,875 £25,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51267 56037 58572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.59% 51.13% 51.03%
Number of salaries quoted 44372 47866 49111
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VB6
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 within the UK.

VB6 Salary Trend in the UK

VB6
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 within the UK.

VB6 Salary Histogram in the UK

VB6
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -57 142 £45,000 +20.00% 19
South East -3 49 £49,000 +27.27% 2
London +24 28 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East Midlands +23 23 £27,500 -29.03% 2
East Sussex +13 21 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Brighton +7 19 £50,000 +17.64% 1
West Midlands -34 15 £35,500 +13.60% 2
City of London +67 14 £50,000 -4.76%
Surrey +26 14 £49,500 +65.00% 1
North West +4 9 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Hampshire +4 9 £35,000 -9.09%
Shropshire -5 8 £35,500 +33.96% 1
South West -10 8 £37,500 - 3
Nottinghamshire +2 7 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Derbyshire - 7 - -
Derby - 7 - -
Lancashire +8 6 £35,500 +29.09%
East of England +4 5 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Leeds +3 5 £34,500 -29.59% 2
West Yorkshire -10 5 £34,500 -27.36% 2
Yorkshire -12 5 £34,500 -21.14% 2
Northamptonshire - 5 - -
Northampton - 5 - -
Guildford +21 4 £65,000 +136.36%
Hertfordshire +15 4 £50,000 +96.07%
Nottingham +4 4 £38,750 - 2
Bath -4 4 £37,500 -5.06%
Somerset -5 4 £37,500 +10.29%
Stevenage - 4 £50,000 -
Wales -3 3 £25,000 +35.13%

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 with a requirement for VB6.

1 395 (100.00%) VB
2 313 (79.24%) .NET
3 278 (70.38%) SQL
4 244 (61.77%) C#
5 212 (53.67%) SQL Server
6 201 (50.89%) VB.NET
7 195 (49.37%) ASP.NET
8 129 (32.66%) HTML
9 117 (29.62%) JavaScript
10 115 (29.11%) Microsoft
11 112 (28.35%) T-SQL
12 88 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
13 85 (21.52%) Finance
13 85 (21.52%) CSS
14 79 (20.00%) MVC
15 77 (19.49%) Windows
15 77 (19.49%) jQuery
16 68 (17.22%) Visual Studio
17 67 (16.96%) Oracle
18 65 (16.46%) .NET Framework
19 63 (15.95%) XML
20 59 (14.94%) Web Services
21 58 (14.68%) Classic ASP
21 58 (14.68%) Degree
21 58 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC
22 57 (14.43%) AngularJS
22 57 (14.43%) OO
22 57 (14.43%) VBA
23 54 (13.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 53 (13.42%) ASP.NET Web API

VB6
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 35 (8.86%) IIS
2 18 (4.56%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.80%) JBoss
4 11 (2.78%) Apache
4 11 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (2.53%) SAS
6 8 (2.03%) Captiva
6 8 (2.03%) Documentum
6 8 (2.03%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.51%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.25%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.01%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.76%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.51%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.77%) LDAP
1 7 (1.77%) SNMP
1 7 (1.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.25%) SMTP
3 1 (0.25%) SSH
3 1 (0.25%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (53.67%) SQL Server
2 54 (13.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (11.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (4.81%) Crystal Reports
6 18 (4.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (4.56%) SQLite
7 16 (4.05%) MySQL
8 15 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (3.80%) MS Access
8 15 (3.80%) Oracle Database
9 13 (3.29%) Relational Database
10 12 (3.04%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (2.53%) MongoDB
12 10 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (2.28%) DTS
13 9 (2.28%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.01%) Adabas
14 4 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 68 (17.22%) Visual Studio
2 50 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (6.33%) Git (software)
4 21 (5.32%) Subversion
5 16 (4.05%) JIRA
6 15 (3.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (2.78%) Toad
8 8 (2.03%) Serena SBM
9 6 (1.52%) FinalBuilder
9 6 (1.52%) Ranorex
9 6 (1.52%) TestComplete
10 5 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.27%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.01%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.01%) Maven
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.25%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.25%) NSubstitute
13 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 85 (21.52%) Finance
2 19 (4.81%) Law
3 17 (4.30%) Legal
4 10 (2.53%) Back Office
5 8 (2.03%) Advertising
5 8 (2.03%) Banking
5 8 (2.03%) Military
6 7 (1.77%) Front Office
7 4 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.76%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.76%) Retail
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 313 (79.24%) Developer
2 137 (34.68%) .NET Developer
3 133 (33.67%) C# Developer
4 65 (16.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (16.20%) Software Developer
6 55 (13.92%) VB Developer
7 48 (12.15%) VB.NET Developer
8 39 (9.87%) VB6 Developer
9 36 (9.11%) Senior Developer
10 35 (8.86%) Web Developer
11 34 (8.61%) Applications Developer
12 33 (8.35%) HTML Developer
13 32 (8.10%) .NET Software Developer
13 32 (8.10%) ASP.NET Developer
13 32 (8.10%) C# Web Developer
14 29 (7.34%) SQL Developer
15 25 (6.33%) C# Application Developer
15 25 (6.33%) Senior .NET Developer
16 23 (5.82%) C# Web Applications Developer
16 23 (5.82%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (79.24%) .NET
2 195 (49.37%) ASP.NET
3 129 (32.66%) HTML
4 85 (21.52%) CSS
5 77 (19.49%) jQuery
6 65 (16.46%) .NET Framework
7 63 (15.95%) XML
8 59 (14.94%) Web Services
9 58 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 58 (14.68%) Classic ASP
10 57 (14.43%) AngularJS
11 53 (13.42%) ASP.NET Web API
12 51 (12.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 49 (12.41%) JSON
14 45 (11.39%) HTML5
15 39 (9.87%) Entity Framework
16 37 (9.37%) CSS3
17 32 (8.10%) WCF
18 30 (7.59%) WinForms
19 29 (7.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.57%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.06%) Client/Server
2 20 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.28%) Chemistry
5 9 (2.28%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.28%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.28%) Physics
6 6 (1.52%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.52%) User Experience
7 5 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.01%) iSeries
8 4 (1.01%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.76%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.76%) iPad
9 3 (0.76%) PACS
10 2 (0.51%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.25%) FMCG
11 1 (0.25%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 77 (19.49%) Windows
2 10 (2.53%) Solaris
2 10 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (2.03%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.01%) Linux
6 3 (0.76%) FreeBSD
6 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.76%) Unix
7 1 (0.25%) Android
7 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (20.00%) MVC
3 57 (14.43%) OO
4 50 (12.66%) SDLC
5 40 (10.13%) Scrum
6 32 (8.10%) Web Development
7 30 (7.59%) Software Engineering
8 27 (6.84%) Analytics
9 26 (6.58%) Unit Testing
10 25 (6.33%) OOD
11 23 (5.82%) Migration
12 22 (5.57%) Business Analytics
13 20 (5.06%) OOP
14 19 (4.81%) Coaching
15 18 (4.56%) Waterfall
16 17 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (4.30%) Release Management
17 16 (4.05%) Configuration Management
18 15 (3.80%) ITIL
18 15 (3.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 395 (100.00%) VB
2 278 (70.38%) SQL
3 244 (61.77%) C#
4 201 (50.89%) VB.NET
5 117 (29.62%) JavaScript
6 112 (28.35%) T-SQL
7 57 (14.43%) VBA
8 52 (13.16%) PL/SQL
9 40 (10.13%) C++
10 34 (8.61%) VBScript
11 32 (8.10%) Java
12 30 (7.59%) C
13 13 (3.29%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.53%) PHP
15 9 (2.28%) VC++
16 8 (2.03%) Ruby
17 7 (1.77%) Python
18 5 (1.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
19 4 (1.01%) NATURAL
20 2 (0.51%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 58 (14.68%) Degree
2 35 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 24 (6.08%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.01%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.76%) MCPD
7 3 (0.76%) MCTS
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.30%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.27%) HL7
2 5 (1.27%) QA
3 3 (0.76%) DICOM
3 3 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 115 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 67 (16.96%) Oracle
3 17 (4.30%) Telerik
4 13 (3.29%) SAP
5 8 (2.03%) EMC
5 8 (2.03%) Serena
6 7 (1.77%) Perforce
7 4 (1.01%) Adobe
7 4 (1.01%) Sun
8 3 (0.76%) Hitachi
8 3 (0.76%) InterSystems
9 2 (0.51%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.25%) ILOG
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
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