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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 266 248
Rank change year-on-year +21 -18  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 8 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.081% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.17% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 14
Median salary £31,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% +10.34%  
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 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 3336 3586 3956
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 53.95% 48.21% 52.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2752 2995 3289
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.70% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 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 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
Cambridgeshire - 5 £31,000 -
Hertfordshire +8 2 - -
Suffolk - 1 £45,000 -
VB6
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for VB6.

1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 10 (90.91%) VB.NET
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
6 4 (36.36%) C#
6 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
7 3 (27.27%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
8 2 (18.18%) MySQL
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 2 (18.18%) EJB
8 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (18.18%) C
8 2 (18.18%) PHP
8 2 (18.18%) SOAP
8 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
8 2 (18.18%) JavaBeans
8 2 (18.18%) OOP
8 2 (18.18%) OO
8 2 (18.18%) JBoss
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (18.18%) Apache
8 2 (18.18%) Swing

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 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (9.09%) Line 500
2 1 (9.09%) Sage 1000
2 1 (9.09%) Sage 200
2 1 (9.09%) Sage X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (18.18%) JasperReports
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) VB.NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) GUI Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Development Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Sage Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) EJB
4 2 (18.18%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (18.18%) JavaBeans
4 2 (18.18%) JPA
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) JSF
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) Swing
4 2 (18.18%) WinForms
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) OOP
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) CRUD
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 10 (90.91%) VB.NET
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 1 (9.09%) Tcl
7 1 (9.09%) VBA
7 1 (9.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Sage