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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 746 669 681
Rank change year-on-year -77 +12  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 120 244 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.50% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 108 192 265
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46936 49140 53152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 56.03% 53.12% 51.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39583 43080 45760
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 27 June 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 27 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
South East 0 26 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Midlands +9 18 £40,000 +40.35% 2
London -1 18 £52,500 +5.00% 4
North West -38 13 £40,000 - 1
North East +24 12 £35,000 -
East of England -9 10 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire -12 10 £28,000 -14.50% 4
East Midlands -11 8 £42,500 +17.24% 2
South West -25 5 £35,000 -6.66%
VB6
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for VB6.

1 248 (100.00%) VB
2 221 (89.11%) .NET
3 190 (76.61%) C#
4 145 (58.47%) SQL
5 131 (52.82%) SQL Server
6 111 (44.76%) VB.NET
7 88 (35.48%) Windows
8 84 (33.87%) HTML
9 80 (32.26%) ASP.NET
10 77 (31.05%) Microsoft
11 60 (24.19%) T-SQL
12 55 (22.18%) CSS
13 53 (21.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 49 (19.76%) MySQL
14 49 (19.76%) HTML5
15 47 (18.95%) Visual Studio
16 46 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
17 45 (18.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 43 (17.34%) JavaScript
19 40 (16.13%) .NET Framework
20 39 (15.73%) WinForms
20 39 (15.73%) SDLC
21 38 (15.32%) Software Engineering
21 38 (15.32%) MVC
22 37 (14.92%) CSS3
23 36 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
24 35 (14.11%) C
25 31 (12.50%) Oracle
25 31 (12.50%) Degree
26 30 (12.10%) Change Management

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 14 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.84%) IIS
3 11 (4.44%) Apache
4 10 (4.03%) JBoss
5 6 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.21%) CMS
8 2 (0.81%) WordPress
9 1 (0.40%) Drupal
9 1 (0.40%) FileNet
9 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.61%) Intranet
1 4 (1.61%) Wireless
2 2 (0.81%) 3G
2 2 (0.81%) 4G
2 2 (0.81%) VoIP
2 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (52.82%) SQL Server
2 53 (21.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (19.76%) MySQL
4 45 (18.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (10.48%) Crystal Reports
5 26 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (5.24%) Relational Database
8 10 (4.03%) JasperReports
8 10 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.42%) Big Data
11 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.61%) OLTP
12 4 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.21%) OLAP
13 3 (1.21%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 47 (18.95%) Visual Studio
2 20 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.65%) Subversion
4 10 (4.03%) CruiseControl
4 10 (4.03%) Eclipse
4 10 (4.03%) MSBuild
5 9 (3.63%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.23%) TestComplete
7 6 (2.42%) Selenium
8 5 (2.02%) NUnit
8 5 (2.02%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.02%) tSQLt
9 4 (1.61%) JIRA
9 4 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.81%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 29 (11.69%) Finance
2 28 (11.29%) Electronics
3 24 (9.68%) Retail
4 5 (2.02%) Marketing
4 5 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.21%) Back Office
5 3 (1.21%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.21%) Front Office
5 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.81%) Automotive
6 2 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 163 (65.73%) Developer
2 92 (37.10%) .NET Developer
3 53 (21.37%) VB Developer
4 49 (19.76%) Software Developer
5 47 (18.95%) C# Developer
5 47 (18.95%) VB6 Developer
6 40 (16.13%) VB.NET Developer
7 38 (15.32%) SQL Developer
8 35 (14.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (10.48%) Software Engineer
10 24 (9.68%) .NET Software Developer
11 16 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
12 14 (5.65%) DevOps Specialist
13 12 (4.84%) Tester
14 11 (4.44%) C# VB.NET Developer
14 11 (4.44%) Software Tester
15 10 (4.03%) QA Engineer
15 10 (4.03%) QA Tester
15 10 (4.03%) Software QA Engineer
15 10 (4.03%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (89.11%) .NET
2 84 (33.87%) HTML
3 80 (32.26%) ASP.NET
4 55 (22.18%) CSS
5 49 (19.76%) HTML5
6 40 (16.13%) .NET Framework
7 39 (15.73%) WinForms
8 37 (14.92%) CSS3
9 25 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
11 22 (8.87%) XML
12 20 (8.06%) Entity Framework
13 18 (7.26%) jQuery
14 16 (6.45%) JSON
15 14 (5.65%) ActiveX
16 13 (5.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (5.24%) Classic ASP
16 13 (5.24%) WCF
17 12 (4.84%) AngularJS
18 11 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.45%) iPad
2 10 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.02%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.02%) User Experience
6 4 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (1.61%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.61%) PDA
6 4 (1.61%) Replication
7 3 (1.21%) Derivative
7 3 (1.21%) EPoS
7 3 (1.21%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.21%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.81%) Clustering
8 2 (0.81%) iPhone
8 2 (0.81%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 88 (35.48%) Windows
2 27 (10.89%) Android
2 27 (10.89%) Apple iOS
3 22 (8.87%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.84%) Linux
5 5 (2.02%) Unix
6 4 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (15.73%) SDLC
3 38 (15.32%) MVC
3 38 (15.32%) Software Engineering
4 36 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (12.10%) Change Management
6 24 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 23 (9.27%) OO
8 22 (8.87%) Scrum
9 21 (8.47%) Test Automation
9 21 (8.47%) Unit Testing
10 20 (8.06%) DevOps
11 17 (6.85%) Migration
12 16 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (6.05%) Software Testing
14 12 (4.84%) OOP
15 11 (4.44%) Exploratory Testing
15 11 (4.44%) Test Scripting
15 11 (4.44%) Web Development
16 9 (3.63%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 248 (100.00%) VB
2 190 (76.61%) C#
3 145 (58.47%) SQL
4 111 (44.76%) VB.NET
5 60 (24.19%) T-SQL
6 43 (17.34%) JavaScript
7 35 (14.11%) C
8 25 (10.08%) C++
9 24 (9.68%) Ruby
10 16 (6.45%) PHP
11 15 (6.05%) Java
12 14 (5.65%) VBScript
13 10 (4.03%) VBA
14 9 (3.63%) Embedded C
14 9 (3.63%) Embedded C++
15 8 (3.23%) F#
16 7 (2.82%) PL/SQL
16 7 (2.82%) PowerShell
17 3 (1.21%) Python
18 2 (0.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 31 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.05%) QA
2 5 (2.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (3.63%) Firmware
2 8 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.23%) Puppet
2 6 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.42%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (31.05%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.50%) Oracle
3 11 (4.44%) Apple
3 11 (4.44%) Facebook
4 3 (1.21%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.81%) Acronis
5 2 (0.81%) Adobe
5 2 (0.81%) HP
5 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.81%) SAP
5 2 (0.81%) Telerik
6 1 (0.40%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.40%) Lotus
6 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + flexible working + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago