The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 182 216 228
Rank change year-on-year +34 +12  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.030% 0.081% 0.037%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.061% 0.20% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +6.06%  
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 Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1641 2004 1995
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.61% 40.57% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1750 1683
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

VB6
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Berkshire

VB6
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) VBA
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSL
5 1 (20.00%) Intranet
5 1 (20.00%) Extranet
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Extranet
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (40.00%) VB VBA Developer
3 2 (40.00%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (40.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSL
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) VBA
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft