The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 732 679 584
Rank change year-on-year -53 -95  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 127 260 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.51% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 103 236 345
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -1.31%  

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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 43975 50906 51098
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 54.77% 51.91% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37830 44290 43868
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

VB6
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for VB6 in England

VB6
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VB6 in England

VB6
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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
South East -2 22 £35,000 -22.22% 5
South West +18 18 £36,750 +5.00% 2
Yorkshire +19 17 £37,500 +15.38% 3
North West -31 17 £36,000 -7.09% 2
London +27 14 £50,000 - 6
West Midlands +32 13 £40,000 +40.35% 1
North East +16 10 £35,000 +7.69% 4
East of England +36 8 £31,000 -22.50%
East Midlands +4 8 £37,500 -3.22% 1
VB6
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for VB6.

1 250 (100.00%) VB
2 226 (90.40%) .NET
3 191 (76.40%) C#
4 137 (54.80%) SQL Server
5 123 (49.20%) VB.NET
6 121 (48.40%) SQL
7 98 (39.20%) ASP.NET
8 92 (36.80%) Windows
9 85 (34.00%) Microsoft
10 80 (32.00%) HTML
11 69 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
12 65 (26.00%) Visual Studio
13 63 (25.20%) JavaScript
14 60 (24.00%) .NET Framework
15 57 (22.80%) CSS
16 56 (22.40%) T-SQL
17 47 (18.80%) MS Excel
18 44 (17.60%) MVC
19 43 (17.20%) SDLC
20 42 (16.80%) Scrum
21 40 (16.00%) Software Engineering
22 38 (15.20%) Degree
22 38 (15.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 37 (14.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 35 (14.00%) Finance
24 35 (14.00%) XML
25 34 (13.60%) OO
26 33 (13.20%) WinForms
26 33 (13.20%) HTML5
27 32 (12.80%) MySQL

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 22 (8.80%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.00%) IIS
3 13 (5.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (4.40%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (4.00%) Apache
5 10 (4.00%) JBoss
6 4 (1.60%) CMS
6 4 (1.60%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.80%) WordPress
8 1 (0.40%) Drupal
8 1 (0.40%) FileNet
8 1 (0.40%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 47 (18.80%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.80%) Temenos T24
2 5 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Line 500
3 1 (0.40%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.40%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.20%) DHCP
1 3 (1.20%) DNS
1 3 (1.20%) Intranet
2 2 (0.80%) 3G
2 2 (0.80%) 4G
2 2 (0.80%) HTTP
2 2 (0.80%) VoIP
2 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.40%) Extranet
3 1 (0.40%) FTP
3 1 (0.40%) SAN
3 1 (0.40%) SMTP
3 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (54.80%) SQL Server
2 38 (15.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (14.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (12.80%) MySQL
5 29 (11.60%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (6.40%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (4.40%) MS Access
8 11 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (4.00%) JasperReports
10 9 (3.60%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.20%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.60%) Big Data
13 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
14 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 65 (26.00%) Visual Studio
2 24 (9.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (8.40%) Subversion
4 15 (6.00%) CruiseControl
4 15 (6.00%) MSBuild
5 10 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.60%) JIRA
6 4 (1.60%) TestComplete
7 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.80%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.40%) Selenium
9 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (14.00%) Finance
2 15 (6.00%) Electronics
3 9 (3.60%) Advertising
4 8 (3.20%) Legal
4 8 (3.20%) Retail
5 5 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.00%) Marketing
6 4 (1.60%) Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 174 (69.60%) Developer
2 91 (36.40%) .NET Developer
3 57 (22.80%) C# Developer
4 56 (22.40%) VB Developer
5 48 (19.20%) VB6 Developer
6 45 (18.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 45 (18.00%) Software Developer
7 35 (14.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 29 (11.60%) .NET Software Developer
9 21 (8.40%) SQL Developer
10 20 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
11 19 (7.60%) Software Engineer
12 17 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (6.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (6.00%) Senior Developer
14 12 (4.80%) WinForms Developer
15 11 (4.40%) Analyst
15 11 (4.40%) Applications Developer
15 11 (4.40%) Applications Support
15 11 (4.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (90.40%) .NET
2 98 (39.20%) ASP.NET
3 80 (32.00%) HTML
4 60 (24.00%) .NET Framework
5 57 (22.80%) CSS
6 35 (14.00%) XML
7 33 (13.20%) HTML5
7 33 (13.20%) WinForms
8 28 (11.20%) Ajax
9 26 (10.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (10.00%) Entity Framework
11 22 (8.80%) Web Services
12 21 (8.40%) WCF
13 20 (8.00%) Classic ASP
13 20 (8.00%) jQuery
14 19 (7.60%) CSS3
15 18 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (6.80%) ActiveX
16 17 (6.80%) WPF
17 14 (5.60%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.00%) iPad
3 9 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.80%) AS400
5 7 (2.80%) iSeries
5 7 (2.80%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.00%) User Experience
8 4 (1.60%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.20%) Online Gambling
10 2 (0.80%) Clustering
10 2 (0.80%) iPhone
10 2 (0.80%) Replication
11 1 (0.40%) Derivative
11 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 92 (36.80%) Windows
2 15 (6.00%) Linux
3 12 (4.80%) Android
3 12 (4.80%) Apple iOS
3 12 (4.80%) Unix
3 12 (4.80%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) AIX
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.60%) MVC
3 43 (17.20%) SDLC
4 42 (16.80%) Scrum
5 40 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 34 (13.60%) OO
7 22 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (8.80%) Web Development
8 21 (8.40%) TDD
9 20 (8.00%) Unit Testing
10 19 (7.60%) Change Management
10 19 (7.60%) OOP
11 17 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.40%) Asset Management
12 11 (4.40%) Feasibility Study
12 11 (4.40%) IT Strategy
12 11 (4.40%) Migration
12 11 (4.40%) Service Management
12 11 (4.40%) Validation
13 9 (3.60%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 250 (100.00%) VB
2 191 (76.40%) C#
3 123 (49.20%) VB.NET
4 121 (48.40%) SQL
5 63 (25.20%) JavaScript
6 56 (22.40%) T-SQL
7 26 (10.40%) C++
8 23 (9.20%) VBA
9 22 (8.80%) C
10 19 (7.60%) PHP
10 19 (7.60%) PowerShell
11 16 (6.40%) VBScript
12 15 (6.00%) Java
13 11 (4.40%) Embedded C
13 11 (4.40%) Embedded C++
14 8 (3.20%) Ruby
15 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.80%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.40%) Python
16 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (15.20%) Degree
2 13 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.20%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.00%) HND
5 5 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.60%) QA
2 9 (3.60%) HL7
3 2 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.40%) Firmware
2 7 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.80%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.40%) Puppet
2 4 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.80%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 85 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.80%) Oracle
3 8 (3.20%) SAP
4 7 (2.80%) jBASE
4 7 (2.80%) Nintex
4 7 (2.80%) Temenos
5 5 (2.00%) Apple
5 5 (2.00%) Facebook
6 4 (1.60%) VMware
7 2 (0.80%) Acronis
7 2 (0.80%) Adobe
7 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.80%) Telerik
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco
8 1 (0.40%) Citrix
8 1 (0.40%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.40%) HP
8 1 (0.40%) OpenText
8 1 (0.40%) Sage
Portsmouth, Hampshire
PS Computer Services
Salary: £32k per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockton-on-tees, County Durham
Roc Search Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockton-on-tees, County Durham
Roc Search Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Servelec Group Plc
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockton-on-tees, County Durham
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
PS Computer Services
Salary: £32k per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Wakefield
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
North London
aap3
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
North London
aap3
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago