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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK
Rank 743 638 571
Rank change year-on-year
-105 -67
Permanent jobs citing VB6 114 313 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.59% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 87 292 359
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
45523 52932 53884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 54.04% 51.79% 50.45%
Number of salaries quoted 38828 45600 46171
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -74 110 £37,500 - 24
Yorkshire +17 27 £33,750 -2.17% 6
West Yorkshire +22 25 £33,750 -3.57% 5
Leeds +27 19 £33,750 -3.57% 4
North West -22 19 £36,000 +10.76% 2
South East -9 18 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Manchester -19 14 £36,000 -37.39% 1
London +40 11 £50,000 +17.64% 5
East Midlands +7 11 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Oldham - 10 - - 1
West Midlands +25 9 £47,500 +18.75% 1
South West -39 9 £36,000 -6.49% 4
Nottingham +6 8 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 8 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Bradford +12 6 £36,000 +10.76%
Mansfield - 6 £37,500 -
Surrey +54 5 £48,000 +20.00%
Hampshire +26 4 £37,500 -15.25% 1
East of England +7 4 £32,500 -16.12%
Stockport - 4 £36,000 -
Southampton - 4 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire +12 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Staffordshire +6 3 - -
Stoke-on-Trent +1 3 - -
Leicestershire -1 3 £30,000 -29.41%
Shropshire -4 3 £40,000 - 1
Telford -5 3 £40,000 - 1
Bristol -12 3 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Chester - 3 £32,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £31,000 -

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 258 (100.00%) VB
2 226 (87.60%) .NET
3 191 (74.03%) C#
4 142 (55.04%) SQL Server
5 135 (52.33%) VB.NET
6 134 (51.94%) SQL
7 118 (45.74%) ASP.NET
8 100 (38.76%) Windows
9 89 (34.50%) Microsoft
10 83 (32.17%) JavaScript
11 82 (31.78%) HTML
12 77 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
13 68 (26.36%) Visual Studio
14 65 (25.19%) .NET Framework
15 63 (24.42%) CSS
16 62 (24.03%) T-SQL
17 54 (20.93%) MVC
18 48 (18.60%) Scrum
19 44 (17.05%) Ajax
20 42 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 41 (15.89%) XML
21 41 (15.89%) jQuery
22 40 (15.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 40 (15.50%) MS Excel
23 39 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
23 39 (15.12%) SDLC
24 38 (14.73%) Degree
24 38 (14.73%) Finance
25 35 (13.57%) Software Engineering
26 34 (13.18%) Web Services

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 28 (10.85%) IIS
1 28 (10.85%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (5.04%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (2.33%) CMS
5 5 (1.94%) K2 blackpearl
6 4 (1.55%) Apache
6 4 (1.55%) JBoss
6 4 (1.55%) LiveLink
6 4 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.78%) WordPress
8 1 (0.39%) Drupal
8 1 (0.39%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.39%) SAS
8 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 40 (15.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.88%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Line 500
3 1 (0.39%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.39%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.39%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.55%) Office 365
2 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.33%) DHCP
1 6 (2.33%) DNS
1 6 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.55%) SMTP
3 2 (0.78%) 3G
3 2 (0.78%) 4G
3 2 (0.78%) HTTP
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%) GoToMeeting
4 1 (0.39%) Intranet
4 1 (0.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (55.04%) SQL Server
2 42 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (15.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (11.24%) Crystal Reports
5 21 (8.14%) MySQL
6 16 (6.20%) MS Access
6 16 (6.20%) Oracle Database
7 15 (5.81%) Relational Database
8 12 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (3.88%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (2.71%) DTS
12 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.55%) JasperReports
13 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 68 (26.36%) Visual Studio
2 29 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (8.53%) Subversion
4 12 (4.65%) CruiseControl
4 12 (4.65%) MSBuild
5 8 (3.10%) JIRA
6 5 (1.94%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.55%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.16%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.78%) Ant
10 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.39%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.39%) Redmine
10 1 (0.39%) Selenium
10 1 (0.39%) TestComplete
General
1 38 (14.73%) Finance
2 11 (4.26%) Electronics
3 10 (3.88%) Advertising
4 7 (2.71%) Legal
5 6 (2.33%) Banking
5 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.94%) Marketing
6 5 (1.94%) Music Industry
6 5 (1.94%) Retail
7 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 182 (70.54%) Developer
2 92 (35.66%) .NET Developer
3 67 (25.97%) C# Developer
4 52 (20.16%) VB Developer
5 46 (17.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 44 (17.05%) Software Developer
7 40 (15.50%) VB6 Developer
8 31 (12.02%) .NET Software Developer
9 28 (10.85%) VB.NET Developer
10 22 (8.53%) SQL Developer
11 21 (8.14%) ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (8.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (7.36%) C# Software Developer
12 19 (7.36%) Senior Developer
13 17 (6.59%) Analyst
14 16 (6.20%) Software Engineer
15 13 (5.04%) Applications Developer
16 12 (4.65%) Applications Support
17 11 (4.26%) Programmer
18 10 (3.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (87.60%) .NET
2 118 (45.74%) ASP.NET
3 82 (31.78%) HTML
4 65 (25.19%) .NET Framework
5 63 (24.42%) CSS
6 44 (17.05%) Ajax
7 41 (15.89%) jQuery
7 41 (15.89%) XML
8 39 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (13.18%) HTML5
9 34 (13.18%) Web Services
10 32 (12.40%) Classic ASP
11 28 (10.85%) Entity Framework
12 26 (10.08%) WinForms
13 25 (9.69%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (9.30%) WCF
15 21 (8.14%) WPF
16 19 (7.36%) JSON
16 19 (7.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (6.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.49%) iSeries
5 8 (3.10%) AS400
5 8 (3.10%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.10%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.94%) iPad
8 4 (1.55%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.55%) User Experience
9 3 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.16%) iPhone
9 3 (1.16%) Online Gambling
10 2 (0.78%) Clustering
10 2 (0.78%) PACS
10 2 (0.78%) Replication
11 1 (0.39%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 100 (38.76%) Windows
2 20 (7.75%) Linux
3 17 (6.59%) Unix
4 8 (3.10%) Android
4 8 (3.10%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.94%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.55%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.55%) Windows NT
8 4 (1.55%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.55%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.39%) AIX
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (20.93%) MVC
3 48 (18.60%) Scrum
4 39 (15.12%) SDLC
5 35 (13.57%) Software Engineering
6 31 (12.02%) OO
7 27 (10.47%) TDD
8 23 (8.91%) Unit Testing
9 22 (8.53%) Web Development
10 18 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (6.20%) OOP
12 14 (5.43%) Change Management
13 13 (5.04%) Service Management
13 13 (5.04%) Workflow
14 12 (4.65%) ITIL
15 11 (4.26%) Asset Management
16 10 (3.88%) ERP
16 10 (3.88%) Multithreading
16 10 (3.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 258 (100.00%) VB
2 191 (74.03%) C#
3 135 (52.33%) VB.NET
4 134 (51.94%) SQL
5 83 (32.17%) JavaScript
6 62 (24.03%) T-SQL
7 30 (11.63%) VBA
8 24 (9.30%) C++
9 22 (8.53%) PowerShell
10 19 (7.36%) PHP
11 18 (6.98%) C
11 18 (6.98%) Java
12 17 (6.59%) VBScript
13 10 (3.88%) Embedded C
13 10 (3.88%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.16%) Ruby
15 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.78%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.39%) Delphi
16 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (14.73%) Degree
2 20 (7.75%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.33%) HND
5 6 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.78%) MCP
7 1 (0.39%) ISEB
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.04%) HL7
2 11 (4.26%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) DICOM
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.88%) Firmware
3 9 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.55%) XenApp
5 3 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) Puppet
1 2 (0.78%) ZENworks
2 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 89 (34.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.47%) Oracle
3 10 (3.88%) jBASE
3 10 (3.88%) Temenos
4 9 (3.49%) SAP
4 9 (3.49%) VMware
5 8 (3.10%) Nintex
6 4 (1.55%) Citrix
6 4 (1.55%) OpenText
7 3 (1.16%) Adobe
8 2 (0.78%) Acronis
8 2 (0.78%) Apple
8 2 (0.78%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.78%) Facebook
8 2 (0.78%) Hitachi
8 2 (0.78%) InterSystems
8 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.39%) ILOG
9 1 (0.39%) Sage
9 1 (0.39%) Telerik
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + excellent bens package!
Posted: 4 days ago
City, Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds or Glasgow, UK
Leidos
Posted: 20 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago