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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 778 721 557
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -164
Permanent jobs citing VB6 132 248 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.44% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 108 227 411
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,625
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £55,300 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
49991 56471 57199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.49% 51.56% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42965 48407 47990
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -61 127 £45,000 +20.00% 17
South East +12 35 £50,000 +29.87% 2
London +60 33 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands +19 20 £38,750 -3.12% 4
West Midlands -29 20 £36,500 +8.14% 3
East Sussex +17 17 £50,000 +17.64%
Brighton +17 16 £50,000 +17.64%
Surrey +16 14 £50,000 +66.66% 1
City of London +53 11 £50,000 -16.66%
Derby - 9 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 9 £35,000 -
North West -8 8 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Shropshire -10 7 £35,500 +33.96% 1
Staffordshire -3 6 £36,250 +45.00% 1
Wolverhampton -3 5 £37,500 +28.20%
Guildford +16 4 £65,000 +79.31%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Leeds -2 4 £34,500 -1.42% 1
West Yorkshire -9 4 £34,500 -8.00% 1
Yorkshire -12 4 £34,500 -8.00% 3
South West -13 4 £28,750 -24.83%
Scotland +29 3 £28,750 -36.11% 1
Cheshire +28 3 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Tamworth +10 3 £35,000 - 1
Lancashire +9 3 £27,500 - 1
East of England 0 3 £50,000 +96.07% 1
Nottinghamshire -4 3 £40,000 -
Nottingham -11 3 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 - - 3
Northampton - 3 - - 3

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 373 (100.00%) VB
2 296 (79.36%) .NET
3 263 (70.51%) SQL
4 225 (60.32%) C#
5 202 (54.16%) VB.NET
6 196 (52.55%) SQL Server
7 183 (49.06%) ASP.NET
8 124 (33.24%) HTML
9 114 (30.56%) T-SQL
10 113 (30.29%) Microsoft
11 112 (30.03%) JavaScript
12 85 (22.79%) Windows
13 84 (22.52%) CSS
13 84 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
14 79 (21.18%) jQuery
15 73 (19.57%) Finance
16 69 (18.50%) MVC
17 66 (17.69%) .NET Framework
18 63 (16.89%) Oracle
18 63 (16.89%) Visual Studio
19 62 (16.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 61 (16.35%) Classic ASP
21 57 (15.28%) XML
22 56 (15.01%) Web Services
22 56 (15.01%) AngularJS
23 54 (14.48%) JSON
23 54 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC
23 54 (14.48%) VBA
24 53 (14.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 52 (13.94%) 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 39 (10.46%) IIS
2 20 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.02%) JBoss
4 13 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (2.95%) Apache
5 11 (2.95%) SAS
6 8 (2.14%) Captiva
6 8 (2.14%) Documentum
6 8 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.54%) CMS
9 2 (0.54%) LiveLink
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.27%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 30 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.80%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.54%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.54%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.07%) LDAP
2 4 (1.07%) SNMP
3 2 (0.54%) DHCP
3 2 (0.54%) DNS
3 2 (0.54%) Internet
3 2 (0.54%) SMTP
4 1 (0.27%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.27%) SAN
4 1 (0.27%) SSH
4 1 (0.27%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (52.55%) SQL Server
2 62 (16.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (5.90%) Crystal Reports
5 20 (5.36%) Oracle Database
6 19 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (4.29%) MySQL
8 14 (3.75%) DTS
8 14 (3.75%) MS Access
8 14 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (3.22%) Relational Database
10 12 (3.22%) SQL Server 2000
10 12 (3.22%) SQLite
11 11 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (2.14%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.88%) NoSQL
14 6 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (1.34%) MongoDB
16 4 (1.07%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 63 (16.89%) Visual Studio
2 52 (13.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (6.17%) Git (software)
4 21 (5.63%) Subversion
5 18 (4.83%) JIRA
6 14 (3.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (2.41%) Toad
8 8 (2.14%) Serena SBM
9 7 (1.88%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.61%) FinalBuilder
10 6 (1.61%) Ranorex
10 6 (1.61%) TestComplete
11 4 (1.07%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.07%) Maven
12 3 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.54%) Ant
General
1 73 (19.57%) Finance
2 15 (4.02%) Law
3 13 (3.49%) Legal
4 10 (2.68%) Back Office
4 10 (2.68%) Banking
5 8 (2.14%) Military
6 7 (1.88%) Advertising
6 7 (1.88%) Front Office
7 6 (1.61%) Music Industry
8 4 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.80%) Retail
10 2 (0.54%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 288 (77.21%) Developer
2 124 (33.24%) .NET Developer
3 114 (30.56%) C# Developer
4 61 (16.35%) Software Developer
5 55 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 53 (14.21%) VB Developer
7 43 (11.53%) VB.NET Developer
8 37 (9.92%) VB6 Developer
9 34 (9.12%) HTML Developer
10 33 (8.85%) .NET Software Developer
10 33 (8.85%) Applications Developer
10 33 (8.85%) Senior Developer
11 32 (8.58%) Web Developer
12 31 (8.31%) C# Web Developer
13 30 (8.04%) ASP.NET Developer
14 29 (7.77%) SQL Developer
15 26 (6.97%) C# Application Developer
16 23 (6.17%) C# Web Applications Developer
16 23 (6.17%) Web Applications Developer
17 22 (5.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (79.36%) .NET
2 183 (49.06%) ASP.NET
3 124 (33.24%) HTML
4 84 (22.52%) CSS
5 79 (21.18%) jQuery
6 66 (17.69%) .NET Framework
7 61 (16.35%) Classic ASP
8 57 (15.28%) XML
9 56 (15.01%) AngularJS
9 56 (15.01%) Web Services
10 54 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (14.48%) JSON
11 53 (14.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 52 (13.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 46 (12.33%) HTML5
14 42 (11.26%) Entity Framework
15 34 (9.12%) CSS3
16 25 (6.70%) Ajax
17 24 (6.43%) WCF
18 20 (5.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.97%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (6.17%) Client/Server
3 16 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.41%) N-Tier
7 7 (1.88%) Chemistry
7 7 (1.88%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.88%) Physics
8 6 (1.61%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.07%) iSeries
10 4 (1.07%) PACS
10 4 (1.07%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.80%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.80%) User Experience
12 2 (0.54%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.54%) Taxonomies
13 1 (0.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 85 (22.79%) Windows
2 10 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.88%) Solaris
6 6 (1.61%) Linux
7 5 (1.34%) Unix
8 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.54%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.27%) Android
9 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (18.50%) MVC
3 46 (12.33%) SDLC
4 44 (11.80%) OO
5 41 (10.99%) Scrum
6 30 (8.04%) Analytics
6 30 (8.04%) Web Development
7 25 (6.70%) Business Analytics
8 22 (5.90%) Migration
8 22 (5.90%) Software Engineering
8 22 (5.90%) Unit Testing
9 21 (5.63%) OOD
10 19 (5.09%) Coaching
10 19 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (4.56%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (4.56%) Release Management
12 16 (4.29%) ITIL
12 16 (4.29%) Waterfall
13 15 (4.02%) Configuration Management
13 15 (4.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 373 (100.00%) VB
2 263 (70.51%) SQL
3 225 (60.32%) C#
4 202 (54.16%) VB.NET
5 114 (30.56%) T-SQL
6 112 (30.03%) JavaScript
7 54 (14.48%) VBA
8 41 (10.99%) PL/SQL
9 35 (9.38%) C++
10 33 (8.85%) Java
10 33 (8.85%) VBScript
11 24 (6.43%) C
12 15 (4.02%) PHP
13 13 (3.49%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.14%) Ruby
15 7 (1.88%) Python
15 7 (1.88%) VC++
16 6 (1.61%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 4 (1.07%) NATURAL
18 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (12.87%) Degree
2 37 (9.92%) Security Cleared
3 24 (6.43%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.07%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.54%) MCP
8 1 (0.27%) HND
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) MCPD
8 1 (0.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.22%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.88%) HL7
3 6 (1.61%) QA
4 4 (1.07%) DICOM
5 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.07%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.54%) XenApp
3 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 113 (30.29%) Microsoft
2 63 (16.89%) Oracle
3 14 (3.75%) Telerik
4 11 (2.95%) SAP
5 8 (2.14%) EMC
5 8 (2.14%) Serena
6 4 (1.07%) Adobe
6 4 (1.07%) Hitachi
6 4 (1.07%) InterSystems
6 4 (1.07%) Perforce
6 4 (1.07%) Sun
6 4 (1.07%) VMware
7 3 (0.80%) jBASE
7 3 (0.80%) Temenos
8 2 (0.54%) Citrix
8 2 (0.54%) Infragistics
8 2 (0.54%) OpenText
9 1 (0.27%) ILOG
9 1 (0.27%) Nintex
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