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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK / England
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 719 684 639
Rank change year-on-year -35 -45  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 130 236 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.48% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 111 194 300
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +1.26%  

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 44846 49276 52330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 56.13% 52.61% 51.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38304 43149 44916
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 £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +24 25 £35,000 -22.22% 1
North East +30 19 £35,000 -
West Midlands +33 18 £40,000 +42.85% 1
London +13 17 £72,500 +45.00% 6
South West -9 15 £35,000 -6.66%
North West -39 12 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +7 9 £32,500 +1.56% 2
East Midlands +5 9 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England -1 6 £31,000 -22.50% 1
VB6
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 234 (100.00%) VB
2 213 (91.03%) .NET
3 178 (76.07%) C#
4 130 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 118 (50.43%) SQL
6 107 (45.73%) VB.NET
7 87 (37.18%) Windows
8 81 (34.62%) HTML
9 78 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 74 (31.62%) Microsoft
11 55 (23.50%) Visual Studio
12 54 (23.08%) CSS
13 49 (20.94%) T-SQL
14 48 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (19.23%) JavaScript
15 45 (19.23%) MySQL
16 44 (18.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 42 (17.95%) MVC
18 41 (17.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 41 (17.52%) .NET Framework
18 41 (17.52%) HTML5
19 36 (15.38%) SDLC
19 36 (15.38%) Degree
20 33 (14.10%) WinForms
20 33 (14.10%) Software Engineering
20 33 (14.10%) C
21 30 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
22 29 (12.39%) CSS3
23 28 (11.97%) Finance
24 27 (11.54%) OO

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 13 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.13%) IIS
3 11 (4.70%) Apache
4 10 (4.27%) JBoss
5 5 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.28%) CMS
6 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.85%) WordPress
8 1 (0.43%) Drupal
8 1 (0.43%) FileNet
8 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Line 500
2 1 (0.43%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.43%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.71%) Intranet
2 2 (0.85%) 3G
2 2 (0.85%) 4G
2 2 (0.85%) VoIP
2 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 45 (19.23%) MySQL
3 44 (18.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (17.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
6 22 (9.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (5.13%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.27%) JasperReports
10 9 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (2.56%) Big Data
13 4 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
15 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.43%) MS Access
16 1 (0.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 55 (23.50%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.26%) Subversion
3 16 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.56%) CruiseControl
4 13 (5.56%) MSBuild
5 10 (4.27%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.42%) TestComplete
7 6 (2.56%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.14%) JIRA
9 4 (1.71%) Selenium
10 3 (1.28%) NUnit
10 3 (1.28%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.28%) tSQLt
11 2 (0.85%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 28 (11.97%) Finance
2 26 (11.11%) Electronics
3 19 (8.12%) Retail
4 5 (2.14%) Marketing
5 4 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.28%) Advertising
6 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.28%) Front Office
7 2 (0.85%) Automotive
7 2 (0.85%) Legal
7 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (67.95%) Developer
2 93 (39.74%) .NET Developer
3 52 (22.22%) VB Developer
4 49 (20.94%) C# Developer
5 46 (19.66%) VB6 Developer
6 45 (19.23%) Software Developer
7 41 (17.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 35 (14.96%) VB.NET Developer
9 34 (14.53%) SQL Developer
10 28 (11.97%) .NET Software Developer
11 18 (7.69%) Software Engineer
12 15 (6.41%) C# Software Developer
13 14 (5.98%) DevOps Specialist
14 11 (4.70%) Embedded Engineer
14 11 (4.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 10 (4.27%) C# VB.NET Developer
15 10 (4.27%) Tester
16 9 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 9 (3.85%) Senior Developer
16 9 (3.85%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (91.03%) .NET
2 81 (34.62%) HTML
3 78 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 54 (23.08%) CSS
5 41 (17.52%) .NET Framework
5 41 (17.52%) HTML5
6 33 (14.10%) WinForms
7 29 (12.39%) CSS3
8 26 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (10.26%) XML
10 20 (8.55%) Entity Framework
10 20 (8.55%) Ruby on Rails
11 17 (7.26%) Web Services
12 16 (6.84%) jQuery
12 16 (6.84%) WCF
13 15 (6.41%) ActiveX
14 13 (5.56%) Ajax
15 12 (5.13%) JSON
16 11 (4.70%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (4.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.13%) iPad
2 10 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.14%) User Experience
7 4 (1.71%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (1.71%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.28%) Derivative
8 3 (1.28%) EPoS
8 3 (1.28%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.85%) AS400
9 2 (0.85%) Clustering
9 2 (0.85%) iPhone
9 2 (0.85%) iSeries
9 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.85%) Online Gambling
9 2 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (37.18%) Windows
2 23 (9.83%) Android
2 23 (9.83%) Apple iOS
3 19 (8.12%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.13%) Linux
5 6 (2.56%) Unix
6 4 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) AIX
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (17.95%) MVC
3 36 (15.38%) SDLC
4 33 (14.10%) Software Engineering
5 30 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (11.54%) OO
7 26 (11.11%) Scrum
8 24 (10.26%) Change Management
9 22 (9.40%) Unit Testing
10 20 (8.55%) DevOps
10 20 (8.55%) E-Commerce
11 18 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 15 (6.41%) Migration
13 13 (5.56%) OOP
13 13 (5.56%) Software Testing
14 11 (4.70%) Feasibility Study
14 11 (4.70%) Validation
15 10 (4.27%) IT Strategy
16 9 (3.85%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 234 (100.00%) VB
2 178 (76.07%) C#
3 118 (50.43%) SQL
4 107 (45.73%) VB.NET
5 49 (20.94%) T-SQL
6 45 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 33 (14.10%) C
8 26 (11.11%) C++
9 20 (8.55%) Ruby
10 18 (7.69%) PHP
11 14 (5.98%) Java
12 13 (5.56%) VBScript
13 11 (4.70%) Embedded C
13 11 (4.70%) Embedded C++
13 11 (4.70%) VBA
14 8 (3.42%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.71%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.28%) Python
17 2 (0.85%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 36 (15.38%) Degree
2 10 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.56%) QA
2 5 (2.14%) SLA
3 4 (1.71%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (4.70%) Firmware
2 5 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.42%) Puppet
2 6 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.28%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (31.62%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.97%) Oracle
3 9 (3.85%) Apple
3 9 (3.85%) Facebook
4 3 (1.28%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.85%) Acronis
5 2 (0.85%) Adobe
5 2 (0.85%) HP
5 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.85%) SAP
5 2 (0.85%) Telerik
6 1 (0.43%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.43%) jBASE
6 1 (0.43%) Lotus
6 1 (0.43%) Sage
6 1 (0.43%) Temenos
6 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
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