Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 198 223
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25 +19
Permanent jobs citing VB6 13 59 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.90% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 1.71% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 39
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -4.61% +8.57%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £43,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

VB6 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2742 3452 3772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 54.95% 52.78% 50.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2392 2871 3254
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,550 £26,250 £22,825
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in the East Midlands

VB6
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for VB6 in the East Midlands

VB6
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for VB6 in the East Midlands

VB6
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +6 9 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Leicestershire +33 2 £40,000 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £30,000 - 1
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VB6.

1 13 (100.00%) VB
2 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
3 10 (76.92%) C#
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 9 (69.23%) ActiveX
5 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (53.85%) .NET
7 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
8 5 (38.46%) Web Services
8 5 (38.46%) Windows
9 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
9 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
10 3 (23.08%) TestComplete
10 3 (23.08%) MSBuild
10 3 (23.08%) .NET Compact Framework
10 3 (23.08%) SDLC
10 3 (23.08%) Oracle
10 3 (23.08%) SQL
10 3 (23.08%) OO
10 3 (23.08%) CruiseControl
10 3 (23.08%) Subversion
10 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
11 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
11 2 (15.38%) XML
11 2 (15.38%) Ajax
12 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
12 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) CruiseControl
2 3 (23.08%) MSBuild
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) TestComplete
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) VB Developer
2 9 (69.23%) VB6 Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) ActiveX
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Compact Framework
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) XML
8 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) VB
2 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
3 10 (76.92%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) C
6 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft