Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 904 846 753
Rank change year-on-year -58 -93 -136
Permanent jobs citing VB6 242 391 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 209 319 522
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +1.33%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,400 £25,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,250 £54,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year -4.19% +9.87% +1.33%

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 91884 97652 104748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.57% 52.67% 51.48%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 85425 90033
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

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 23 August 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 6 months to 23 August 2017. 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
North of England +7 64 £35,000 +0.72% 7
Midlands +5 45 £40,000 +12.68% 2
London -3 43 £50,000 - 3
South East -10 43 £43,750 -2.78% 2
West Midlands +22 32 £40,000 +12.68% 2
East of England +22 30 £40,000 - 3
Yorkshire +9 22 £29,000 -10.42% 3
North West -32 22 £40,000 - 4
North East +38 20 £35,000 -
South West -20 17 £36,000 -4.00%
East Midlands -16 13 £45,000 +12.50%
VB6
UK

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 242 (100.00%) VB
2 216 (89.26%) .NET
3 193 (79.75%) C#
4 160 (66.12%) SQL
5 146 (60.33%) SQL Server
6 102 (42.15%) VB.NET
7 89 (36.78%) HTML
8 79 (32.64%) ASP.NET
8 79 (32.64%) Windows
9 75 (30.99%) Microsoft
10 68 (28.10%) T-SQL
11 60 (24.79%) CSS
12 58 (23.97%) JavaScript
12 58 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (21.90%) HTML5
14 51 (21.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 48 (19.83%) WinForms
16 46 (19.01%) SDLC
17 45 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 41 (16.94%) Oracle
19 39 (16.12%) Software Engineering
20 38 (15.70%) MySQL
20 38 (15.70%) MVC
21 36 (14.88%) CSS3
22 35 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
23 33 (13.64%) .NET Framework
24 30 (12.40%) Team Foundation Server
25 28 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
25 28 (11.57%) ASP.NET MVC
25 28 (11.57%) 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 10 (4.13%) IIS
2 8 (3.31%) Apache
3 6 (2.48%) JBoss
3 6 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.79%) GitHub
3 4 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.96%) Wireless
2 4 (1.65%) Intranet
3 2 (0.83%) SMS
4 1 (0.41%) VoIP
4 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (60.33%) SQL Server
2 51 (21.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (15.70%) MySQL
5 28 (11.57%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (10.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (8.26%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (5.79%) Relational Database
9 12 (4.96%) OLTP
10 8 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (2.48%) Big Data
12 6 (2.48%) JasperReports
13 4 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.65%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (1.24%) OLAP
14 3 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (12.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (9.92%) Visual Studio
3 17 (7.02%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.79%) TeamCity
5 12 (4.96%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (3.72%) Subversion
7 8 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (2.89%) CruiseControl
8 7 (2.89%) MSBuild
8 7 (2.89%) TestComplete
9 6 (2.48%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.48%) NUnit
9 6 (2.48%) Selenium
9 6 (2.48%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.48%) tSQLt
10 2 (0.83%) JIRA
10 2 (0.83%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.83%) Toad
11 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (10.74%) Retail
2 23 (9.50%) Electronics
2 23 (9.50%) Finance
3 12 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.31%) Back Office
5 7 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.07%) Billing
7 3 (1.24%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.24%) Front Office
7 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Automotive
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 175 (72.31%) Developer
2 98 (40.50%) .NET Developer
3 61 (25.21%) C# Developer
4 50 (20.66%) Software Developer
4 50 (20.66%) VB Developer
5 48 (19.83%) VB6 Developer
6 44 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
7 39 (16.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (15.29%) SQL Developer
9 22 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
10 21 (8.68%) Software Engineer
11 20 (8.26%) .NET Software Developer
12 19 (7.85%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 13 (5.37%) DevOps Specialist
13 13 (5.37%) Senior Developer
14 12 (4.96%) Web Developer
15 11 (4.55%) Tester
16 10 (4.13%) HTML Developer
16 10 (4.13%) QA Engineer
16 10 (4.13%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (89.26%) .NET
2 89 (36.78%) HTML
3 79 (32.64%) ASP.NET
4 60 (24.79%) CSS
5 53 (21.90%) HTML5
6 48 (19.83%) WinForms
7 36 (14.88%) CSS3
8 33 (13.64%) .NET Framework
9 28 (11.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (11.57%) XML
10 25 (10.33%) Ruby on Rails
11 22 (9.09%) JSON
12 19 (7.85%) Entity Framework
13 15 (6.20%) AngularJS
13 15 (6.20%) Classic ASP
13 15 (6.20%) COM
13 15 (6.20%) jQuery
14 13 (5.37%) ActiveX
14 13 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.20%) iPad
2 14 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.96%) PDA
4 8 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.48%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.07%) Replication
7 4 (1.65%) EPoS
7 4 (1.65%) Life Science
7 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.24%) Derivative
8 3 (1.24%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.24%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.41%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.41%) PMI
9 1 (0.41%) SCADA
9 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (32.64%) Windows
2 24 (9.92%) Android
2 24 (9.92%) Apple iOS
3 20 (8.26%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.83%) Linux
4 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.41%) Unix
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (19.01%) SDLC
3 39 (16.12%) Software Engineering
4 38 (15.70%) MVC
5 35 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (11.57%) Change Management
7 26 (10.74%) E-Commerce
8 22 (9.09%) OO
8 22 (9.09%) Scrum
8 22 (9.09%) Web Development
9 21 (8.68%) Test Automation
9 21 (8.68%) Unit Testing
10 18 (7.44%) DevOps
11 17 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (7.02%) Migration
12 10 (4.13%) Exploratory Testing
12 10 (4.13%) OOP
12 10 (4.13%) SOA
12 10 (4.13%) Software Testing
12 10 (4.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 242 (100.00%) VB
2 193 (79.75%) C#
3 160 (66.12%) SQL
4 102 (42.15%) VB.NET
5 68 (28.10%) T-SQL
6 58 (23.97%) JavaScript
7 28 (11.57%) C
8 25 (10.33%) Ruby
9 17 (7.02%) Java
10 15 (6.20%) C++
10 15 (6.20%) VBScript
11 14 (5.79%) F#
12 12 (4.96%) PL/SQL
13 11 (4.55%) VBA
14 8 (3.31%) PHP
15 5 (2.07%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.24%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 3 (1.24%) Python
17 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (7.85%) Degree
2 6 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.02%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.89%) ZENworks
2 6 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.48%) Puppet
3 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 41 (16.94%) Oracle
3 10 (4.13%) Apple
3 10 (4.13%) Facebook
4 3 (1.24%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.83%) HP
5 2 (0.83%) Telerik
6 1 (0.41%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.41%) Lotus
6 1 (0.41%) SAP
6 1 (0.41%) TIBCO