Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 975 883 745
Rank change year-on-year -92 -138 -120
Permanent jobs citing VB6 191 251 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.28% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 162 218 522
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -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 93,648 88,143 100,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.38% 54.63% 52.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79,158 76,029 88,004
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 April 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 22 April 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 +20 73 £43,500 +8.75% 2
North of England -66 43 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Yorkshire +8 28 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Midlands -18 27 £30,000 -20.00% 5
London -8 26 £51,250 -26.79% 5
East of England -13 16 £37,000 +19.35% 6
North West -30 15 £45,000 +25.00% 1
East Midlands -6 14 £30,000 -20.00% 2
West Midlands -8 13 £35,000 -12.50% 3
South West -25 6 £30,000 -16.67% 2
VB6
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for VB6.

1 191 (100.00%) VB
2 163 (85.34%) C#
3 160 (83.77%) .NET
4 128 (67.02%) SQL
5 106 (55.50%) SQL Server
6 105 (54.97%) VB.NET
7 93 (48.69%) ASP.NET
8 76 (39.79%) JavaScript
9 70 (36.65%) HTML
10 68 (35.60%) CSS
11 67 (35.08%) Oracle
12 64 (33.51%) Microsoft
13 57 (29.84%) WinForms
14 54 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
15 53 (27.75%) jQuery
16 52 (27.23%) MVC
17 50 (26.18%) T-SQL
18 49 (25.65%) WCF
19 46 (24.08%) ASP.NET Web API
19 46 (24.08%) Team Foundation Server
20 44 (23.04%) XML
21 42 (21.99%) JSON
22 41 (21.47%) Windows
22 41 (21.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
23 38 (19.90%) PL/SQL
23 38 (19.90%) .NET Framework
23 38 (19.90%) SDLC
24 35 (18.32%) CSS3
25 34 (17.80%) Visual Studio
26 33 (17.28%) Web Development

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 12 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.14%) IIS
2 6 (3.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (2.62%) WordPress
4 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.05%) Apache
5 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.52%) CMS
6 1 (0.52%) Drupal
6 1 (0.52%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.09%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.52%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.14%) GitHub
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.71%) HTTP
2 7 (3.66%) Wireless
3 3 (1.57%) SMS
4 1 (0.52%) AMQP
4 1 (0.52%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.52%) NFC
4 1 (0.52%) RFID
4 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (55.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.95%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.33%) Oracle Database
4 13 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (6.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (6.28%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (6.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (4.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (3.66%) OLTP
9 6 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.62%) OLAP
10 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.57%) MS Access
12 3 (1.57%) MySQL
12 3 (1.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 46 (24.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (21.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 34 (17.80%) Visual Studio
4 16 (8.38%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.19%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (3.14%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Blend
7 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.57%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.57%) Subversion
8 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (1.05%) Selenium
10 1 (0.52%) CA Gen
10 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.52%) JMeter
10 1 (0.52%) Maven
10 1 (0.52%) MSTest
10 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (11.52%) Finance
2 17 (8.90%) Back Office
3 10 (5.24%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.62%) Retail
6 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.05%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (83.25%) Developer
2 84 (43.98%) C# Developer
3 76 (39.79%) .NET Developer
4 50 (26.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (21.47%) Software Developer
6 31 (16.23%) VB Developer
7 28 (14.66%) VB6 Developer
8 25 (13.09%) C# Software Developer
9 23 (12.04%) VB.NET Developer
10 16 (8.38%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (8.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (7.85%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 12 (6.28%) C# Web Developer
12 12 (6.28%) HTML Developer
12 12 (6.28%) Software Engineer
12 12 (6.28%) Web Developer
13 11 (5.76%) Senior Developer
14 9 (4.71%) .NET Software Developer
14 9 (4.71%) Applications Developer
15 8 (4.19%) VB.NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (83.77%) .NET
2 93 (48.69%) ASP.NET
3 70 (36.65%) HTML
4 68 (35.60%) CSS
5 57 (29.84%) WinForms
6 53 (27.75%) jQuery
7 49 (25.65%) WCF
8 46 (24.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 44 (23.04%) XML
10 42 (21.99%) JSON
11 38 (19.90%) .NET Framework
12 35 (18.32%) CSS3
13 32 (16.75%) Ajax
14 27 (14.14%) HTML5
15 26 (13.61%) AngularJS
16 23 (12.04%) Razor View Engine
17 22 (11.52%) Classic ASP
17 22 (11.52%) RESTful
18 20 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.38%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.24%) Client/Server
4 9 (4.71%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.66%) Life Science
5 7 (3.66%) PDA
6 6 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.14%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.09%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (2.09%) NHS
8 4 (2.09%) Replication
8 4 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.57%) LIMS
10 1 (0.52%) Derivative
10 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.47%) Windows
2 15 (7.85%) Windows Phone
2 15 (7.85%) Windows Phone 8
3 7 (3.66%) Unix
4 5 (2.62%) Linux
5 4 (2.09%) Android
6 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.23%) MVC
3 38 (19.90%) SDLC
4 33 (17.28%) Web Development
5 32 (16.75%) Migration
6 23 (12.04%) Software Engineering
7 21 (10.99%) Scrum
8 17 (8.90%) Unit Testing
9 16 (8.38%) Test Automation
10 15 (7.85%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (7.85%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (7.33%) TDD
12 12 (6.28%) ERP
13 11 (5.76%) Data Migration
14 10 (5.24%) Prototyping
14 10 (5.24%) SOA
14 10 (5.24%) System Testing
15 9 (4.71%) Customer Requirements
15 9 (4.71%) Software Architecture
16 8 (4.19%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 191 (100.00%) VB
2 163 (85.34%) C#
3 128 (67.02%) SQL
4 105 (54.97%) VB.NET
5 76 (39.79%) JavaScript
6 50 (26.18%) T-SQL
7 38 (19.90%) PL/SQL
8 24 (12.57%) Java
9 14 (7.33%) VBA
10 12 (6.28%) VBScript
11 11 (5.76%) C++
11 11 (5.76%) XAML
12 8 (4.19%) C
13 6 (3.14%) F#
14 5 (2.62%) ANSI SQL
14 5 (2.62%) Shell Script
15 4 (2.09%) PHP
15 4 (2.09%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.57%) Python
17 2 (1.05%) RPG
Qualifications
1 24 (12.57%) Degree
2 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.57%) HNC
3 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.19%) GAMP
2 6 (3.14%) PMO
3 4 (2.09%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.05%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) ZENworks
2 1 (0.52%) Graylog
2 1 (0.52%) Nagios
2 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (35.08%) Oracle
2 64 (33.51%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.14%) Google
4 5 (2.62%) SAP
5 4 (2.09%) Capita
5 4 (2.09%) Sage
5 4 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.57%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.05%) QAD
8 1 (0.52%) BEA
8 1 (0.52%) IBM
8 1 (0.52%) Informatica
8 1 (0.52%) Pega
8 1 (0.52%) Telerik
8 1 (0.52%) webMethods