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 3 months to 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 145 155
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 9 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.33% 0.86% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 1.62% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 23
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +1.26%  

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 East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1498 1668 1851
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 55.61% 53.02% 51.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1310 1394 1605
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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
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 3 months to 30 May 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
Nottinghamshire +10 9 £45,000 +12.50%
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 18 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
3 16 (88.89%) C#
3 16 (88.89%) .NET
4 15 (83.33%) .NET Framework
4 15 (83.33%) Windows
4 15 (83.33%) ActiveX
4 15 (83.33%) T-SQL
4 15 (83.33%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (72.22%) MSBuild
5 13 (72.22%) OO
5 13 (72.22%) CruiseControl
5 13 (72.22%) Subversion
6 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
6 10 (55.56%) Visual Studio
7 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
7 8 (44.44%) Regression Testing
7 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (44.44%) TestComplete
7 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (44.44%) SDLC
8 7 (38.89%) .NET Compact Framework
9 5 (27.78%) Degree
9 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
9 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
9 5 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (16.67%) C++
10 3 (16.67%) SQL
11 2 (11.11%) C
11 2 (11.11%) Unix

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 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) CruiseControl
1 13 (72.22%) MSBuild
1 13 (72.22%) Subversion
2 10 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 8 (44.44%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) VB Developer
2 15 (83.33%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 15 (83.33%) ActiveX
3 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 7 (38.89%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) OO
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 8 (44.44%) SDLC
4 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) VB
2 16 (88.89%) C#
3 15 (83.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle