The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 64 77
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.33% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £34,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +70.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 310 301 358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 65.26% 57.22% 58.88%
Number of salaries quoted 279 272 288
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,150 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

VB6
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Dorset region with a requirement for VB6.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) COM
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Business One
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) COM
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP