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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 676 643 548
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -95
Permanent jobs citing VB6 240 340 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.60% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 198 313 432
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £27,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%

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
51390 56383 63151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.33% 51.39% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 44488 47983 53937
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 £70,000 £65,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,421 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.26%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -43 228 £40,000 - 33
South East +1 62 £45,000 +5.88% 6
London +62 52 £50,000 +17.64% 4
East Midlands +14 26 £40,000 +5.26% 5
South West +19 25 £37,500 +8.69% 6
Yorkshire +8 24 £32,000 -11.72% 3
West Yorkshire +4 24 £32,000 -14.66% 3
East Sussex +22 23 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Leeds +20 23 £32,250 -7.85% 3
Brighton +17 23 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hampshire 0 15 £46,000 +15.00% 2
West Midlands -51 15 £28,000 -20.00% 2
City of London +69 14 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North West +12 14 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Gloucestershire +11 12 £40,000 +26.98% 3
Cheltenham -6 12 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Derbyshire +7 9 £40,500 -10.00%
West Sussex +4 9 £37,500 -1.63%
Gosport +3 8 - -
Oxfordshire -9 8 £27,500 -38.88%
Northamptonshire +24 7 - - 3
Preston +14 7 £43,750 +25.00%
Northampton +14 7 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +9 7 £40,000 +23.07% 2
East of England +8 7 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Lancashire +5 7 £43,750 +25.00%
Coventry -6 6 £28,000 -5.08%
Surrey -19 6 £42,500 -24.44% 2
Gatwick - 6 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire +10 5 £40,000 +14.28%

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 549 (100.00%) VB
2 478 (87.07%) .NET
3 413 (75.23%) C#
4 397 (72.31%) SQL
5 347 (63.21%) SQL Server
6 263 (47.91%) VB.NET
7 254 (46.27%) ASP.NET
8 182 (33.15%) HTML
9 165 (30.05%) JavaScript
9 165 (30.05%) T-SQL
10 159 (28.96%) Microsoft
11 144 (26.23%) Visual Studio
12 131 (23.86%) CSS
13 121 (22.04%) .NET Framework
14 119 (21.68%) XML
15 117 (21.31%) Finance
16 110 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
17 106 (19.31%) Windows
18 103 (18.76%) MVC
19 87 (15.85%) Degree
20 86 (15.66%) WinForms
20 86 (15.66%) Oracle
21 84 (15.30%) MS Excel
22 82 (14.94%) OO
23 75 (13.66%) Classic ASP
24 74 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
25 71 (12.93%) WCF
26 69 (12.57%) PL/SQL
27 68 (12.39%) VBScript
27 68 (12.39%) 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 49 (8.93%) IIS
2 22 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (1.46%) Captiva
4 8 (1.46%) Documentum
5 6 (1.09%) Apache
5 6 (1.09%) JBoss
5 6 (1.09%) SAS
6 5 (0.91%) K2 blackpearl
7 4 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) Drupal
9 1 (0.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 84 (15.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.36%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.73%) SAP Business One
2 9 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.55%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.91%) SaaS
2 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.82%) Internet
1 10 (1.82%) LDAP
1 10 (1.82%) SNMP
1 10 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (0.55%) PuTTY
3 3 (0.55%) SSH
3 3 (0.55%) Telnet
4 1 (0.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (63.21%) SQL Server
2 65 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (8.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (7.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 39 (7.10%) MS Access
7 27 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
7 27 (4.92%) Relational Database
8 26 (4.74%) SQLite
9 21 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (2.91%) NoSQL
11 13 (2.37%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (1.64%) MongoDB
14 8 (1.46%) MySQL
14 8 (1.46%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.73%) Big Data
15 4 (0.73%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 144 (26.23%) Visual Studio
2 74 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (5.46%) Git (software)
4 29 (5.28%) JIRA
5 25 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 24 (4.37%) Subversion
7 11 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (2.00%) Toad
8 8 (1.46%) Serena SBM
9 7 (1.28%) AccuRev
10 6 (1.09%) FinalBuilder
11 5 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.91%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.73%) NUnit
12 4 (0.73%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.55%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.55%) Moq
13 3 (0.55%) MSTest
13 3 (0.55%) Ranorex
13 3 (0.55%) TestComplete
General
1 117 (21.31%) Finance
2 28 (5.10%) Back Office
3 25 (4.55%) Legal
4 16 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.73%) Law
6 11 (2.00%) Banking
7 8 (1.46%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.46%) Military
8 5 (0.91%) Advertising
9 4 (0.73%) Retail
10 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Electronics
11 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 450 (81.97%) Developer
2 233 (42.44%) .NET Developer
3 204 (37.16%) C# Developer
4 120 (21.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 96 (17.49%) VB.NET Developer
6 72 (13.11%) VB Developer
7 71 (12.93%) Software Developer
8 67 (12.20%) SQL Developer
9 57 (10.38%) Applications Developer
10 49 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
11 48 (8.74%) Senior Developer
12 45 (8.20%) C# Application Developer
12 45 (8.20%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 45 (8.20%) Junior
13 42 (7.65%) Junior Developer
13 42 (7.65%) VB6 Developer
14 37 (6.74%) HTML Developer
15 36 (6.56%) Web Developer
16 35 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 31 (5.65%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (87.07%) .NET
2 254 (46.27%) ASP.NET
3 182 (33.15%) HTML
4 131 (23.86%) CSS
5 121 (22.04%) .NET Framework
6 119 (21.68%) XML
7 86 (15.66%) WinForms
8 75 (13.66%) Classic ASP
9 71 (12.93%) WCF
10 68 (12.39%) jQuery
10 68 (12.39%) Web Services
11 57 (10.38%) AngularJS
12 56 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (9.47%) WPF
14 50 (9.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 49 (8.93%) HTML5
16 48 (8.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 43 (7.83%) CSS3
18 40 (7.29%) Entity Framework
19 39 (7.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 28 (5.10%) N-Tier
3 23 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.55%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.64%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.46%) W3C
9 7 (1.28%) Chemistry
9 7 (1.28%) Physics
10 5 (0.91%) User Experience
11 4 (0.73%) iPad
11 4 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.55%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.18%) Derivative
13 1 (0.18%) Learning Management System
13 1 (0.18%) Reference Data
13 1 (0.18%) Robotics
13 1 (0.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 106 (19.31%) Windows
2 15 (2.73%) Solaris
3 14 (2.55%) Unix
4 11 (2.00%) Linux
4 11 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.82%) FreeBSD
5 10 (1.82%) Mac OS X
5 10 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.73%) Android
6 4 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (18.76%) MVC
3 82 (14.94%) OO
4 60 (10.93%) Web Development
5 52 (9.47%) SDLC
6 48 (8.74%) Scrum
6 48 (8.74%) Software Engineering
7 33 (6.01%) Migration
8 32 (5.83%) Project Management
9 31 (5.65%) Coaching
9 31 (5.65%) Unit Testing
10 29 (5.28%) ITIL
10 29 (5.28%) OOP
11 27 (4.92%) Mentoring
12 21 (3.83%) Feature Driven Development
12 21 (3.83%) Issue Tracking
13 19 (3.46%) Multithreading
13 19 (3.46%) Service Delivery
13 19 (3.46%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (3.10%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 549 (100.00%) VB
2 413 (75.23%) C#
3 397 (72.31%) SQL
4 263 (47.91%) VB.NET
5 165 (30.05%) JavaScript
5 165 (30.05%) T-SQL
6 69 (12.57%) PL/SQL
7 68 (12.39%) VBScript
8 66 (12.02%) C++
9 59 (10.75%) VBA
10 41 (7.47%) Java
11 35 (6.38%) C
12 21 (3.83%) VC++
13 16 (2.91%) PowerShell
14 13 (2.37%) PHP
15 8 (1.46%) COBOL
16 3 (0.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 2 (0.36%) Python
18 1 (0.18%) Perl
18 1 (0.18%) RPG
Qualifications
1 87 (15.85%) Degree
2 30 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.73%) MCPD
5 15 (2.73%) MCTS
6 11 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.28%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.91%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 20 (3.64%) QA
3 7 (1.28%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 159 (28.96%) Microsoft
2 86 (15.66%) Oracle
3 24 (4.37%) SAP
4 15 (2.73%) Telerik
5 10 (1.82%) Perforce
6 8 (1.46%) EMC
6 8 (1.46%) Serena
7 4 (0.73%) Blue Prism
8 3 (0.55%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.36%) Progress
9 2 (0.36%) Siebel
10 1 (0.18%) Nintex
10 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.18%) Twitter
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £375 - £465 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + strong benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Waterlooville
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £46000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £36000.00 per annum + Bonus, pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Uxbridge
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
England
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheltenham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
England
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago