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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK
Rank 739 599 560
Rank change year-on-year
-140 -39
Permanent jobs citing VB6 112 334 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.65% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 91 314 353
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
45458 51716 53209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.91% 52.28% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 39037 44583 45675
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 January 2017 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -112 111 £37,500 -3.84% 18
Yorkshire +9 29 £36,000 +2.85% 2
West Yorkshire +19 28 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Leeds +19 19 £35,000 - 2
South East +7 18 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Midlands +1 18 £37,500 - 2
North West -20 18 £36,000 +10.76% 3
London +25 12 £70,000 +75.00% 7
Nottinghamshire -1 12 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Nottingham -1 12 £37,500 -6.25%
Mansfield - 10 £37,500 -
Bradford +9 9 £40,000 +23.07%
West Midlands -13 8 £37,500 +31.57% 1
Surrey +46 7 £48,000 +37.14% 2
Manchester -22 7 £35,500 -38.26% 2
Cheshire +8 6 £32,500 +14.03%
Oldham - 6 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire +24 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Northampton +11 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Northamptonshire +8 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Lancashire -8 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
South West -37 5 £36,000 -6.49%
Preston - 5 £37,500 -
Chester - 5 £32,500 -
City of London +18 4 £72,500 +45.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -9 3 - -
Worcester -10 3 £37,500 +56.25%
Staffordshire -10 3 - -
Worcestershire -14 3 £37,500 +56.25% 1
Crawley +6 2 £45,000 -21.73%

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 257 (100.00%) VB
2 213 (82.88%) .NET
3 180 (70.04%) C#
4 148 (57.59%) SQL
5 146 (56.81%) SQL Server
6 134 (52.14%) VB.NET
7 123 (47.86%) ASP.NET
8 103 (40.08%) Windows
9 86 (33.46%) Microsoft
10 79 (30.74%) T-SQL
11 78 (30.35%) JavaScript
11 78 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
12 73 (28.40%) HTML
13 63 (24.51%) .NET Framework
14 61 (23.74%) CSS
15 59 (22.96%) MVC
16 52 (20.23%) Visual Studio
17 49 (19.07%) Scrum
18 47 (18.29%) Ajax
19 46 (17.90%) jQuery
19 46 (17.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 45 (17.51%) ASP.NET MVC
21 42 (16.34%) XML
22 41 (15.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 40 (15.56%) SDLC
24 39 (15.18%) Web Services
25 38 (14.79%) MS Excel
26 37 (14.40%) Classic ASP
26 37 (14.40%) Finance
27 34 (13.23%) IIS

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 34 (13.23%) IIS
2 27 (10.51%) SharePoint
3 16 (6.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (5.06%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (2.72%) JBoss
6 6 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.95%) Apache
7 5 (1.95%) CMS
7 5 (1.95%) K2 blackpearl
8 4 (1.56%) LiveLink
8 4 (1.56%) SAS
8 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.78%) WordPress
10 1 (0.39%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 38 (14.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.72%) MS Office
3 4 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.89%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Line 500
2 1 (0.39%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.39%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.39%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) Office 365
2 3 (1.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.33%) DHCP
1 6 (2.33%) DNS
1 6 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.56%) SMTP
3 2 (0.78%) 3G
3 2 (0.78%) 4G
3 2 (0.78%) SAN
3 2 (0.78%) VoIP
3 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.39%) Extranet
4 1 (0.39%) FTP
4 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (56.81%) SQL Server
2 46 (17.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (15.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (12.06%) Crystal Reports
5 19 (7.39%) Oracle Database
6 18 (7.00%) MS Access
7 15 (5.84%) Relational Database
8 14 (5.45%) MySQL
8 14 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (4.28%) DTS
10 11 (4.28%) RDBMS
11 10 (3.89%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.56%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 52 (20.23%) Visual Studio
2 33 (12.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (8.95%) Subversion
4 12 (4.67%) CruiseControl
4 12 (4.67%) MSBuild
5 9 (3.50%) JIRA
6 4 (1.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.56%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.78%) Ant
7 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.78%) Maven
8 1 (0.39%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (14.40%) Finance
2 10 (3.89%) Advertising
3 9 (3.50%) Banking
4 7 (2.72%) Legal
5 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.33%) Music Industry
6 5 (1.95%) Electronics
7 3 (1.17%) Back Office
7 3 (1.17%) Front Office
8 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.78%) Law
8 2 (0.78%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 184 (71.60%) Developer
2 88 (34.24%) .NET Developer
3 66 (25.68%) C# Developer
4 53 (20.62%) VB Developer
5 42 (16.34%) VB6 Developer
6 41 (15.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (14.79%) Software Developer
8 28 (10.89%) .NET Software Developer
9 26 (10.12%) VB.NET Developer
10 24 (9.34%) Senior Developer
11 20 (7.78%) ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (7.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (6.61%) Analyst
13 15 (5.84%) Senior .NET Developer
13 15 (5.84%) SQL Developer
14 13 (5.06%) Applications Developer
14 13 (5.06%) C# Software Developer
14 13 (5.06%) DBA
15 12 (4.67%) Applications Support
15 12 (4.67%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (82.88%) .NET
2 123 (47.86%) ASP.NET
3 73 (28.40%) HTML
4 63 (24.51%) .NET Framework
5 61 (23.74%) CSS
6 47 (18.29%) Ajax
7 46 (17.90%) jQuery
8 45 (17.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (16.34%) XML
10 39 (15.18%) Web Services
11 37 (14.40%) Classic ASP
12 32 (12.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (11.67%) Entity Framework
14 27 (10.51%) HTML5
14 27 (10.51%) JSON
14 27 (10.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (9.73%) AngularJS
16 23 (8.95%) RESTful
17 22 (8.56%) WCF
18 20 (7.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.56%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (6.23%) Client/Server
3 14 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.67%) iSeries
5 9 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (3.11%) AS400
6 8 (3.11%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.56%) PACS
7 4 (1.56%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.17%) iPad
8 3 (1.17%) iPhone
8 3 (1.17%) Online Gambling
9 2 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.78%) Clustering
9 2 (0.78%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.78%) Replication
10 1 (0.39%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.39%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 103 (40.08%) Windows
2 14 (5.45%) Unix
3 13 (5.06%) Linux
4 10 (3.89%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.95%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.56%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.56%) Windows NT
8 4 (1.56%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.56%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.17%) Android
9 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.17%) Solaris
10 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (22.96%) MVC
3 49 (19.07%) Scrum
4 40 (15.56%) SDLC
5 32 (12.45%) OO
6 29 (11.28%) TDD
7 27 (10.51%) Software Engineering
8 24 (9.34%) Unit Testing
9 21 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (7.78%) Web Development
11 16 (6.23%) Analytics
11 16 (6.23%) Business Analytics
12 15 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (5.84%) OOP
13 14 (5.45%) ITIL
14 13 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (5.06%) Service Management
15 12 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (4.67%) Workflow
16 11 (4.28%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 257 (100.00%) VB
2 180 (70.04%) C#
3 148 (57.59%) SQL
4 134 (52.14%) VB.NET
5 79 (30.74%) T-SQL
6 78 (30.35%) JavaScript
7 33 (12.84%) VBA
8 21 (8.17%) PowerShell
9 18 (7.00%) C++
10 17 (6.61%) Java
11 15 (5.84%) VBScript
12 13 (5.06%) PHP
13 8 (3.11%) C
14 5 (1.95%) Embedded C
14 5 (1.95%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.17%) Python
15 3 (1.17%) Ruby
16 2 (0.78%) NATURAL
16 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (12.84%) Degree
2 24 (9.34%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.28%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.33%) HND
5 6 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.78%) MCP
6 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.06%) HL7
2 9 (3.50%) QA
3 4 (1.56%) DICOM
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.95%) Firmware
4 4 (1.56%) XenApp
5 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.39%) SCCM
1 1 (0.39%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 86 (33.46%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.45%) Oracle
3 11 (4.28%) SAP
4 10 (3.89%) jBASE
4 10 (3.89%) Temenos
5 9 (3.50%) VMware
6 8 (3.11%) Nintex
7 6 (2.33%) Adobe
8 4 (1.56%) Citrix
8 4 (1.56%) Hitachi
8 4 (1.56%) InterSystems
8 4 (1.56%) OpenText
9 2 (0.78%) Acronis
9 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.78%) Sun
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco
10 1 (0.39%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.39%) ILOG
10 1 (0.39%) Sage
10 1 (0.39%) Telerik
Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Chroma Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits + 5% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Crunchposter
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London
Difrent
Salary: £50,000 per year + benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
Allianz
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Market-leading
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago