Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 913 910 745
Rank change year-on-year -3 -165 -125
Permanent jobs citing VB6 237 254 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.29% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 189 218 539
England median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,300 £30,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -6.25%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 90,814 88,923 102,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.73% 53.26% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 76,233 76,982 89,208
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
South East +22 58 £45,000 -5.26% 12
East of England +57 50 £42,500 +21.43% 4
North of England -23 47 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Midlands -20 41 £35,000 -6.67% 5
London +5 36 £42,500 -19.05% 5
West Midlands +18 25 £40,000 +9.59% 4
Yorkshire +16 25 £40,000 +6.67% 7
North West -15 22 £40,000 +6.67% 2
East Midlands -12 16 £30,000 -20.00% 1
South West -3 5 £30,000 -16.67% 1
VB6
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 237 (100.00%) VB
2 197 (83.12%) C#
3 190 (80.17%) .NET
4 167 (70.46%) SQL
5 135 (56.96%) SQL Server
6 107 (45.15%) VB.NET
7 93 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (38.82%) ASP.NET
9 90 (37.97%) JavaScript
10 88 (37.13%) HTML
11 68 (28.69%) CSS
12 59 (24.89%) T-SQL
13 54 (22.78%) Oracle
14 52 (21.94%) WinForms
15 50 (21.10%) Web Development
16 48 (20.25%) Microsoft
17 45 (18.99%) HTML5
18 43 (18.14%) SDLC
18 43 (18.14%) Scrum
18 43 (18.14%) Software Engineering
19 41 (17.30%) XML
20 36 (15.19%) Java
20 36 (15.19%) MVC
21 34 (14.35%) .NET Framework
21 34 (14.35%) JSON
22 33 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
22 33 (13.92%) ASP.NET Web API
22 33 (13.92%) AngularJS
23 32 (13.50%) Windows
24 31 (13.08%) CSS3

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 8 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.11%) IIS
3 4 (1.69%) WordPress
4 3 (1.27%) Confluence
5 2 (0.84%) Apache
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (5.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.42%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.59%) GitHub
3 11 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.91%) Wireless
2 3 (1.27%) SMS
3 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.84%) VoIP
4 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (56.96%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.91%) OLTP
4 13 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.80%) MySQL
7 9 (3.80%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.27%) OLAP
11 2 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.84%) MS Access
11 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (11.39%) Visual Studio
3 18 (7.59%) TeamCity
4 16 (6.75%) Git (software)
5 14 (5.91%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (4.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.69%) JIRA
9 1 (0.42%) CA Gen
9 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.42%) Log4Net
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.42%) Subversion
9 1 (0.42%) Toad
General
1 28 (11.81%) Finance
2 19 (8.02%) Back Office
3 18 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (5.06%) Billing
5 12 (5.06%) Retail
6 8 (3.38%) Electronics
7 5 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 213 (89.87%) Developer
2 91 (38.40%) .NET Developer
3 85 (35.86%) C# Developer
4 62 (26.16%) VB Developer
5 59 (24.89%) VB6 Developer
6 55 (23.21%) Software Developer
7 42 (17.72%) VB.NET Developer
8 39 (16.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 27 (11.39%) C# Software Developer
10 26 (10.97%) Senior Developer
11 24 (10.13%) HTML Developer
11 24 (10.13%) Web Developer
12 23 (9.70%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 23 (9.70%) C# Web Developer
12 23 (9.70%) Software Engineer
13 20 (8.44%) SQL Developer
14 17 (7.17%) VB Software Engineer
15 16 (6.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 12 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
17 11 (4.64%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (80.17%) .NET
2 92 (38.82%) ASP.NET
3 88 (37.13%) HTML
4 68 (28.69%) CSS
5 52 (21.94%) WinForms
6 45 (18.99%) HTML5
7 41 (17.30%) XML
8 34 (14.35%) .NET Framework
8 34 (14.35%) JSON
9 33 (13.92%) AngularJS
9 33 (13.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 31 (13.08%) CSS3
11 30 (12.66%) Classic ASP
12 29 (12.24%) jQuery
13 24 (10.13%) Entity Framework
14 23 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (8.02%) Web Services
17 17 (7.17%) COM
17 17 (7.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.91%) PDA
4 11 (4.64%) Life Science
5 6 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.53%) Replication
6 5 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.27%) NHS
8 3 (1.27%) User Experience
9 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.84%) EPoS
10 1 (0.42%) AS400
10 1 (0.42%) Derivative
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.42%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.50%) Windows
2 9 (3.80%) Android
3 8 (3.38%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.53%) Unix
5 5 (2.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (21.10%) Web Development
3 43 (18.14%) Scrum
3 43 (18.14%) SDLC
3 43 (18.14%) Software Engineering
4 36 (15.19%) MVC
5 20 (8.44%) Test Automation
6 16 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (6.33%) Robotic Control
7 15 (6.33%) Unit Testing
8 13 (5.49%) Migration
9 12 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.06%) Workflow
10 11 (4.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (4.64%) TDD
10 11 (4.64%) Translating Business Requirements
11 9 (3.80%) Change Management
11 9 (3.80%) OO
11 9 (3.80%) Project Management
11 9 (3.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 237 (100.00%) VB
2 197 (83.12%) C#
3 167 (70.46%) SQL
4 107 (45.15%) VB.NET
5 90 (37.97%) JavaScript
6 59 (24.89%) T-SQL
7 36 (15.19%) Java
8 25 (10.55%) C++
9 24 (10.13%) VBScript
10 20 (8.44%) C
11 18 (7.59%) F#
12 17 (7.17%) PL/SQL
13 10 (4.22%) VBA
14 8 (3.38%) Ruby
15 5 (2.11%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.27%) Python
16 3 (1.27%) XAML
17 2 (0.84%) PHP
17 2 (0.84%) RPG
18 1 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (10.97%) Degree
2 6 (2.53%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.27%) MCP
5 3 (1.27%) MCSD
6 1 (0.42%) HNC
6 1 (0.42%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.91%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) PMBOK
2 3 (1.27%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.42%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 54 (22.78%) Oracle
2 48 (20.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.11%) Capita
3 5 (2.11%) Google
4 2 (0.84%) QAD
4 2 (0.84%) SAP
5 1 (0.42%) BEA
5 1 (0.42%) HP
5 1 (0.42%) IFS
5 1 (0.42%) Informatica
5 1 (0.42%) Pega
5 1 (0.42%) Telerik
5 1 (0.42%) webMethods
5 1 (0.42%) Xamarin