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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
London / City of London
Rank - 254 299
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.34% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 18
Median salary - £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.54% +2.66%  

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 2830 3873 5046
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.45% 55.21% 49.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2569 3455 4430
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,225 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in 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

VB6
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for VB6.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) MS Access
1 4 (100.00%) Temenos
1 4 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) jBASE
1 4 (100.00%) Temenos T24
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) jBASE
1 4 (100.00%) Temenos