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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 72 90
Rank change year-on-year +20 +18  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 2 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.53% 1.55% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 2.78% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 3
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -2.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year -4.00% -0.66%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 246 395 551
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 65.60% 55.79% 70.01%
Number of salaries quoted 229 298 486
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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

VB6
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 1 £37,500 -
VB6
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 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