The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 245 313
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.27% 0.048%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.47% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 5
Median salary - £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2904 3639 5387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.42% 57.32% 51.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2600 3334 4774
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

VB6
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for VB6 in the City of London
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday