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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 744 671 590
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -81
Permanent jobs citing VB6 139 307 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.54% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 118 281 379
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 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%

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
47836 56453 57401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.48% 52.46% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 41062 48517 49114
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -46 136 £37,500 - 17
East Midlands +13 34 £37,500 - 3
London +71 23 £55,000 +33.33% 3
North West -8 21 £37,500 +31.57% 4
South East +11 18 £43,750 +2.94% 2
West Midlands -25 17 £36,250 +27.19%
Yorkshire +7 15 £40,000 +6.66% 4
West Yorkshire +7 15 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Northampton +24 14 £50,000 +5.26%
Northamptonshire +18 14 £50,000 +5.26%
Nottinghamshire -3 12 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Nottingham -10 12 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Cheshire +17 10 £32,500 +14.03% 3
Leeds +8 10 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Lancashire +3 8 £37,500 -
Preston -2 7 £37,500 -
Mansfield - 7 £35,000 - 1
Chester - 7 £32,500 - 1
Surrey +6 6 £48,000 +60.00% 2
City of London +30 5 £72,500 +38.09% 1
Staffordshire -11 5 £36,250 +45.00%
Bradford - 5 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +31 4 £37,500 +36.36%
Derbyshire +11 4 £36,250 +7.40%
Derby +10 4 £36,250 -3.33%
South West -10 4 £36,000 -4.00%
Wolverhampton - 4 £37,500 -
Abingdon - 4 £37,500 -
Berkshire +50 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Warrington +18 3 £40,000 - 2

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 288 (100.00%) VB
2 238 (82.64%) .NET
3 190 (65.97%) SQL
4 188 (65.28%) C#
5 156 (54.17%) SQL Server
6 150 (52.08%) VB.NET
7 140 (48.61%) ASP.NET
8 98 (34.03%) Microsoft
9 93 (32.29%) JavaScript
10 89 (30.90%) T-SQL
11 87 (30.21%) HTML
12 86 (29.86%) Windows
13 83 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
14 75 (26.04%) CSS
15 66 (22.92%) .NET Framework
16 63 (21.88%) jQuery
17 61 (21.18%) MVC
18 53 (18.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 53 (18.40%) Classic ASP
19 51 (17.71%) Finance
20 46 (15.97%) Scrum
21 44 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
22 43 (14.93%) SDLC
23 42 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
23 42 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 42 (14.58%) XML
23 42 (14.58%) Visual Studio
23 42 (14.58%) Ajax
24 41 (14.24%) VBA
25 39 (13.54%) 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 35 (12.15%) IIS
2 27 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (4.51%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (2.78%) JBoss
5 8 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.74%) K2 blackpearl
6 5 (1.74%) SAS
7 4 (1.39%) Apache
7 4 (1.39%) LiveLink
7 4 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.04%) CMS
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.35%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 36 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.74%) MS Office
3 4 (1.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.39%) Office 365
2 2 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.47%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.08%) DHCP
2 6 (2.08%) DNS
3 4 (1.39%) LDAP
3 4 (1.39%) SMTP
3 4 (1.39%) SNMP
4 2 (0.69%) SAN
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.35%) Extranet
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 53 (18.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (8.68%) Crystal Reports
5 20 (6.94%) Oracle Database
6 18 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (6.25%) MS Access
7 17 (5.90%) Relational Database
8 12 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.82%) DTS
9 11 (3.82%) MySQL
9 11 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (3.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.74%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.39%) DB2
14 4 (1.39%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (1.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 42 (14.58%) Visual Studio
2 25 (8.68%) Subversion
3 13 (4.51%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.82%) JIRA
5 7 (2.43%) CruiseControl
5 7 (2.43%) MSBuild
6 4 (1.39%) Maven
6 4 (1.39%) Ranorex
6 4 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.39%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.69%) Ant
7 2 (0.69%) Toad
7 2 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.35%) FinalBuilder
General
1 51 (17.71%) Finance
2 11 (3.82%) Advertising
2 11 (3.82%) Legal
3 10 (3.47%) Banking
4 7 (2.43%) Law
5 6 (2.08%) Music Industry
6 5 (1.74%) Front Office
6 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.04%) Back Office
8 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 210 (72.92%) Developer
2 97 (33.68%) .NET Developer
3 76 (26.39%) C# Developer
4 49 (17.01%) VB Developer
5 44 (15.28%) Software Developer
6 42 (14.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (13.54%) VB6 Developer
8 30 (10.42%) .NET Software Developer
9 28 (9.72%) VB.NET Developer
10 25 (8.68%) ASP.NET Developer
11 24 (8.33%) Senior Developer
12 21 (7.29%) Applications Developer
13 20 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (6.94%) SQL Developer
14 19 (6.60%) C# Application Developer
15 18 (6.25%) Analyst
15 18 (6.25%) Web Developer
16 17 (5.90%) Senior .NET Developer
17 16 (5.56%) HTML Developer
18 15 (5.21%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (82.64%) .NET
2 140 (48.61%) ASP.NET
3 87 (30.21%) HTML
4 75 (26.04%) CSS
5 66 (22.92%) .NET Framework
6 63 (21.88%) jQuery
7 53 (18.40%) Classic ASP
8 44 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (14.58%) Ajax
9 42 (14.58%) XML
10 39 (13.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 39 (13.54%) HTML5
10 39 (13.54%) Web Services
11 35 (12.15%) Entity Framework
11 35 (12.15%) JSON
11 35 (12.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 32 (11.11%) AngularJS
13 25 (8.68%) WCF
14 23 (7.99%) CSS3
14 23 (7.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.64%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 13 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.82%) iSeries
5 8 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.43%) AS400
6 7 (2.43%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.39%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.39%) PACS
8 4 (1.39%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.04%) iPad
10 2 (0.69%) Chemistry
10 2 (0.69%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.69%) Physics
10 2 (0.69%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 86 (29.86%) Windows
2 11 (3.82%) Unix
3 9 (3.13%) Linux
3 9 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.43%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.39%) Solaris
5 4 (1.39%) Windows 2000
5 4 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.39%) Windows NT
5 4 (1.39%) Windows Vista
5 4 (1.39%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.35%) Android
6 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.18%) MVC
3 46 (15.97%) Scrum
4 43 (14.93%) SDLC
5 31 (10.76%) OO
6 27 (9.38%) TDD
7 24 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 21 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (7.29%) Web Development
9 20 (6.94%) Analytics
10 19 (6.60%) Unit Testing
11 18 (6.25%) Business Analytics
12 16 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (5.21%) OOP
14 14 (4.86%) Migration
14 14 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (4.51%) Service Management
16 12 (4.17%) Workflow
17 11 (3.82%) ITIL
18 10 (3.47%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 288 (100.00%) VB
2 190 (65.97%) SQL
3 188 (65.28%) C#
4 150 (52.08%) VB.NET
5 93 (32.29%) JavaScript
6 89 (30.90%) T-SQL
7 41 (14.24%) VBA
8 23 (7.99%) VBScript
9 21 (7.29%) PowerShell
10 15 (5.21%) C++
10 15 (5.21%) Java
11 10 (3.47%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.78%) PHP
12 8 (2.78%) Ruby
13 5 (1.74%) Python
14 4 (1.39%) C
14 4 (1.39%) NATURAL
15 2 (0.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (11.46%) Degree
2 22 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.08%) HND
5 6 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.39%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.82%) HL7
2 8 (2.78%) QA
3 4 (1.39%) DICOM
3 4 (1.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.39%) XenApp
4 3 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 98 (34.03%) Microsoft
2 38 (13.19%) Oracle
3 12 (4.17%) SAP
4 9 (3.13%) jBASE
4 9 (3.13%) Temenos
4 9 (3.13%) VMware
5 8 (2.78%) Nintex
6 4 (1.39%) Adobe
6 4 (1.39%) Citrix
6 4 (1.39%) Hitachi
6 4 (1.39%) InterSystems
6 4 (1.39%) OpenText
6 4 (1.39%) Perforce
6 4 (1.39%) Sun
7 2 (0.69%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.69%) Telerik
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco
8 1 (0.35%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.35%) ILOG
Leeds, Yorkshire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + BENS
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48,000 + Benefits + 5% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34500.00 per annum + Leeds
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34500.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Washington Frank
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford
Allianz Insurance Plc
Salary: £0.00 - £65000.00 per annum + great bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago