Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 906 859 806
Rank change year-on-year -47 -53 -180
Permanent jobs citing VB6 246 346 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.37% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 205 273 467
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £23,800
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £54,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 90531 94664 106689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.39% 52.89% 51.89%
Number of salaries quoted 74793 82384 91981
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +23 53 £35,000 - 4
East of England +47 52 £42,500 +6.25% 3
South East +14 48 £45,000 -1.10% 3
Midlands -8 45 £40,000 +12.68% 4
London -20 43 £43,750 -12.50% 2
West Midlands +14 32 £40,000 +12.68% 2
North West +2 31 £38,750 +3.33%
Yorkshire +13 17 £28,000 -20.00% 4
East Midlands 0 13 £40,000 +10.34% 2
North East +21 5 £35,000 -
South West -15 5 £40,000 +6.67%
VB6
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 246 (100.00%) VB
2 209 (84.96%) .NET
3 204 (82.93%) C#
4 181 (73.58%) SQL
5 140 (56.91%) SQL Server
6 102 (41.46%) VB.NET
7 98 (39.84%) HTML
8 79 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (32.11%) JavaScript
8 79 (32.11%) ASP.NET
9 71 (28.86%) T-SQL
10 69 (28.05%) CSS
11 60 (24.39%) Microsoft
12 58 (23.58%) Windows
13 55 (22.36%) HTML5
14 53 (21.54%) WinForms
15 48 (19.51%) Oracle
16 45 (18.29%) Software Engineering
17 43 (17.48%) SDLC
18 40 (16.26%) Team Foundation Server
19 39 (15.85%) CSS3
19 39 (15.85%) MVC
20 37 (15.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 36 (14.63%) Scrum
21 36 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 36 (14.63%) XML
22 35 (14.23%) Web Development
23 34 (13.82%) .NET Framework
24 31 (12.60%) C
25 28 (11.38%) Finance

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 5 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.22%) Confluence
3 3 (1.22%) IIS
4 2 (0.81%) Apache
5 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (5.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (8.94%) GitHub
3 8 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.50%) Wireless
2 3 (1.22%) VoIP
3 2 (0.81%) SMS
3 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) HTTP
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (56.91%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (10.98%) MySQL
5 24 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (8.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (6.50%) OLTP
8 11 (4.47%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (2.85%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (2.03%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.81%) MS Access
15 2 (0.81%) OLAP
15 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.41%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 40 (16.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (8.94%) TeamCity
2 22 (8.94%) Visual Studio
3 19 (7.72%) Git (software)
4 16 (6.50%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (4.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.03%) JIRA
6 5 (2.03%) NUnit
6 5 (2.03%) Selenium
6 5 (2.03%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.03%) tSQLt
7 3 (1.22%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.22%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.22%) Subversion
7 3 (1.22%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.81%) Toad
9 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.41%) Log4Net
9 1 (0.41%) Rational Rose
General
1 28 (11.38%) Finance
2 25 (10.16%) Retail
3 21 (8.54%) Electronics
4 16 (6.50%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (5.28%) Back Office
7 12 (4.88%) Billing
8 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.22%) Publishing
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 204 (82.93%) Developer
2 110 (44.72%) .NET Developer
3 82 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 64 (26.02%) VB Developer
5 62 (25.20%) VB6 Developer
6 51 (20.73%) Software Developer
7 47 (19.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 46 (18.70%) VB.NET Developer
9 38 (15.45%) SQL Developer
10 27 (10.98%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 27 (10.98%) Software Engineer
11 24 (9.76%) C# Software Developer
12 21 (8.54%) Senior Developer
13 19 (7.72%) HTML Developer
13 19 (7.72%) Web Developer
14 18 (7.32%) C# Web Developer
15 17 (6.91%) VB Software Engineer
16 15 (6.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 11 (4.47%) Senior .NET Developer
18 10 (4.07%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (84.96%) .NET
2 98 (39.84%) HTML
3 79 (32.11%) ASP.NET
4 69 (28.05%) CSS
5 55 (22.36%) HTML5
6 53 (21.54%) WinForms
7 39 (15.85%) CSS3
8 36 (14.63%) XML
9 34 (13.82%) .NET Framework
10 27 (10.98%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (10.57%) JSON
12 25 (10.16%) AngularJS
12 25 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (8.94%) jQuery
14 21 (8.54%) Entity Framework
14 21 (8.54%) Ruby on Rails
15 20 (8.13%) Classic ASP
15 20 (8.13%) COM
15 20 (8.13%) Web Services
16 19 (7.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
1 16 (6.50%) PDA
2 15 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.25%) Life Science
5 7 (2.85%) iPad
5 7 (2.85%) Replication
6 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.63%) EPoS
7 3 (1.22%) User Experience
8 2 (0.81%) Derivative
8 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.41%) AS400
9 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.41%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.41%) PMI
9 1 (0.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 58 (23.58%) Windows
2 21 (8.54%) Android
2 21 (8.54%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.47%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.81%) Unix
4 2 (0.81%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.41%) Linux
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (18.29%) Software Engineering
3 43 (17.48%) SDLC
4 39 (15.85%) MVC
5 36 (14.63%) Scrum
6 35 (14.23%) Web Development
7 26 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (9.76%) Change Management
8 24 (9.76%) Test Automation
9 22 (8.94%) E-Commerce
9 22 (8.94%) Unit Testing
10 21 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (6.91%) OO
12 13 (5.28%) Migration
13 12 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (4.47%) Translating Business Requirements
15 9 (3.66%) SOA
16 8 (3.25%) TDD
16 8 (3.25%) Workflow
17 7 (2.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 246 (100.00%) VB
2 204 (82.93%) C#
3 181 (73.58%) SQL
4 102 (41.46%) VB.NET
5 79 (32.11%) JavaScript
6 71 (28.86%) T-SQL
7 31 (12.60%) C
8 23 (9.35%) Java
9 22 (8.94%) F#
10 21 (8.54%) C++
10 21 (8.54%) Ruby
11 20 (8.13%) VBScript
12 14 (5.69%) PL/SQL
13 13 (5.28%) VBA
14 4 (1.63%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 2 (0.81%) PHP
17 1 (0.41%) COBOL
17 1 (0.41%) Python
17 1 (0.41%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (10.16%) Degree
2 6 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.03%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.22%) MCP
5 3 (1.22%) MCSD
6 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.32%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.85%) ZENworks
2 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 48 (19.51%) Oracle
3 5 (2.03%) Apple
3 5 (2.03%) Facebook
4 2 (0.81%) HP
5 1 (0.41%) Capita
5 1 (0.41%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.41%) IFS
5 1 (0.41%) Lotus
5 1 (0.41%) Telerik
5 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.41%) Xamarin