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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 256 269
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 10 6 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.16% 0.088% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.17% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 25
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +45.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 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 3593 3534 4223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 58.09% 51.58% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3006 3117 3650
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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
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 3 months to 22 June 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
Cambridgeshire -11 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Norfolk - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +2 1 - - 1
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for VB6.

1 17 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (76.47%) .NET
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) C#
4 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
4 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
5 9 (52.94%) Oracle
6 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (47.06%) TeamCity
7 7 (41.18%) F#
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (41.18%) GitHub
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
9 5 (29.41%) HTML
9 5 (29.41%) CSS
9 5 (29.41%) SDLC
9 5 (29.41%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (23.53%) JSON
10 4 (23.53%) Microservices
10 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 3 (17.65%) Functional Programming
11 3 (17.65%) jQuery
11 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
11 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
11 3 (17.65%) Finance
12 2 (11.76%) ADO
12 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports

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 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) GitHub
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (11.76%) JasperReports
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) TeamCity
2 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) VB Software Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) VB Developer
5 3 (17.65%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (11.76%) GUI Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Junior
6 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) ADO
5 2 (11.76%) EJB
5 2 (11.76%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (11.76%) JavaBeans
5 2 (11.76%) JPA
5 2 (11.76%) JSF
5 2 (11.76%) LINQ
5 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 2 (11.76%) Swing
5 2 (11.76%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
6 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Microservices
5 3 (17.65%) Functional Programming
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) CRUD
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) VB
2 12 (70.59%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
4 7 (41.18%) F#
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) C
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
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