Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 344 359
Rank change year-on-year +43 +15 -36
Permanent jobs citing VB6 52 13 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.099% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 0.19% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 39
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +42.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £43,750
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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6743 6952 8021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 58.33% 52.71% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5677 5964 6970
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £25,292
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
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 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 20 October 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 20 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
Hertfordshire +18 25 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 22 £40,000 -11.11%
Norfolk - 5 - -
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 of England region with a requirement for VB6.

1 52 (100.00%) C#
1 52 (100.00%) VB
2 43 (82.69%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (76.92%) SQL
4 33 (63.46%) .NET
5 26 (50.00%) SDLC
6 22 (42.31%) Oracle
6 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
6 22 (42.31%) Software Engineering
6 22 (42.31%) F#
6 22 (42.31%) TeamCity
6 22 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (42.31%) GitHub
7 20 (38.46%) VB.NET
8 18 (34.62%) Scrum
9 17 (32.69%) Finance
9 17 (32.69%) Test Automation
10 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
11 13 (25.00%) HTML
12 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
12 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 12 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (21.15%) Translating Business Requirements
13 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (21.15%) Telecoms
13 11 (21.15%) Billing
14 10 (19.23%) QA
14 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (17.31%) JSON
15 9 (17.31%) CSS

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 3 (5.77%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 22 (42.31%) GitHub
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) MS Access
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) TeamCity
2 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
3 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.77%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Billing
2 11 (21.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Back Office
3 3 (5.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (82.69%) Developer
2 23 (44.23%) Software Developer
3 22 (42.31%) .NET Developer
4 21 (40.38%) Software Engineer
5 17 (32.69%) VB Software Engineer
6 16 (30.77%) VB Developer
7 15 (28.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (28.85%) C# Developer
7 15 (28.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 15 (28.85%) VB6 Developer
8 8 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
9 6 (11.54%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
11 3 (5.77%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (5.77%) Development Manager
11 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Developer
12 2 (3.85%) C++ Developer
12 2 (3.85%) C++ Software Developer
12 2 (3.85%) Junior
12 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (63.46%) .NET
2 13 (25.00%) HTML
3 9 (17.31%) CSS
3 9 (17.31%) JSON
4 8 (15.38%) XML
5 7 (13.46%) HTML5
6 6 (11.54%) RESTful
7 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (7.69%) WCF
7 4 (7.69%) Web Services
8 3 (5.77%) jQuery
8 3 (5.77%) MSMQ
8 3 (5.77%) REST
8 3 (5.77%) SOAP
8 3 (5.77%) WSDL
9 2 (3.85%) ADO
9 2 (3.85%) LINQ
10 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET
10 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (82.69%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) SDLC
3 22 (42.31%) Software Engineering
4 18 (34.62%) Scrum
5 17 (32.69%) Test Automation
6 12 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (21.15%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (13.46%) Functional Programming
8 7 (13.46%) TDD
9 6 (11.54%) BDD
9 6 (11.54%) Product Management
9 6 (11.54%) SOA
10 5 (9.62%) Microservices
10 5 (9.62%) MVC
11 4 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
11 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
11 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
12 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
12 3 (5.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) C#
1 52 (100.00%) VB
2 40 (76.92%) SQL
3 22 (42.31%) F#
4 20 (38.46%) VB.NET
5 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.77%) C
6 3 (5.77%) C++
6 3 (5.77%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (5.77%) MCP
3 3 (5.77%) MCSD
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Oracle
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Telerik