Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 - 144
Rank change year-on-year - +144 -
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.15% - 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% - 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 9
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 - £45,000
Scotland median annual salary £33,500 £28,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year +16.52% -31.55% +20.00%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,512 1,178 1,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 56.91% 53.96% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 993 792 773
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.03% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £26,600
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Edinburgh

VB6
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VB6.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (50.00%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft