The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 88 85
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.12% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.32% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Median salary - £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year - -1.31%  

VB6 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 254 313 446
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 39.38% 38.69% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 212 269 350
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,200 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing VB6 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Bedfordshire

VB6
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for VB6 in Bedfordshire