Period
to 19 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 347 346
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -29
Permanent jobs citing VB6 28 13 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.097% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.19% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 37
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £30,500 £36,375 £23,500
90th Percentile £45,500 £50,000 £43,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +1.33%

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 of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 6911 6894 8123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 57.38% 51.18% 51.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5781 6015 7003
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in the East of England

VB6
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for VB6 in the East of England

VB6
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for VB6 in the East of England

VB6
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Cambridgeshire +1 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hertfordshire +1 11 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Norfolk - 2 - -
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 of England region with a requirement for VB6.

1 28 (100.00%) VB
2 25 (89.29%) C#
3 21 (75.00%) SQL
3 21 (75.00%) .NET
3 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (50.00%) Oracle
4 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (46.43%) SDLC
6 12 (42.86%) F#
6 12 (42.86%) TeamCity
6 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (42.86%) GitHub
6 12 (42.86%) VB.NET
7 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
8 8 (28.57%) CSS
8 8 (28.57%) HTML
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 8 (28.57%) JSON
9 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (25.00%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (21.43%) Scrum
10 6 (21.43%) XML
10 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 6 (21.43%) Functional Programming
10 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
11 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (17.86%) TDD
11 5 (17.86%) Billing

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) GitHub
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (7.14%) JasperReports
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) TeamCity
2 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
3 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Billing
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) .NET Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Software Engineer
3 10 (35.71%) Software Developer
4 8 (28.57%) VB Software Engineer
5 7 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
6 6 (21.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 6 (21.43%) VB Developer
6 6 (21.43%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (21.43%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (10.71%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) GUI Software Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Junior
8 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) CSS
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) JSON
3 6 (21.43%) XML
4 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 4 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (7.14%) ADO
5 2 (7.14%) EJB
5 2 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (7.14%) JavaBeans
5 2 (7.14%) JPA
5 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) JSF
5 2 (7.14%) LINQ
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (46.43%) SDLC
4 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (21.43%) Functional Programming
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.86%) Microservices
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 5 (17.86%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (14.29%) BDD
7 4 (14.29%) Product Management
7 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.29%) SOA
8 2 (7.14%) OO
8 2 (7.14%) OOP
8 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) VB
2 25 (89.29%) C#
3 21 (75.00%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) F#
4 12 (42.86%) VB.NET
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) C
6 2 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft