Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 891 885 807
Rank change year-on-year -6 -78 -187
Permanent jobs citing VB6 257 305 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.32% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 213 253 466
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £54,125
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%

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 92650 94366 106942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.45% 53.00% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 76800 82071 92316
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 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 November 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 19 November 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
East of England +65 56 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North of England +11 56 £36,250 -3.33% 7
South East +33 55 £45,000 -5.26% 2
London -13 43 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Midlands -13 43 £40,000 +12.68% 7
North West -1 29 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands +12 28 £40,000 +12.68% 6
Yorkshire +33 26 £32,500 -7.14% 4
East Midlands -10 15 £37,500 +3.45% 1
South West +15 4 £40,750 +8.67%
North East +7 1 £52,500 +8.25% 2
VB6
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 257 (100.00%) VB
2 215 (83.66%) C#
3 211 (82.10%) .NET
4 185 (71.98%) SQL
5 151 (58.75%) SQL Server
6 106 (41.25%) VB.NET
7 98 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (38.13%) HTML
8 90 (35.02%) JavaScript
9 89 (34.63%) ASP.NET
10 76 (29.57%) T-SQL
11 70 (27.24%) CSS
12 59 (22.96%) Oracle
13 58 (22.57%) Microsoft
14 57 (22.18%) WinForms
15 54 (21.01%) HTML5
16 52 (20.23%) Software Engineering
16 52 (20.23%) Windows
17 47 (18.29%) SDLC
18 46 (17.90%) Web Development
19 44 (17.12%) Scrum
19 44 (17.12%) XML
20 42 (16.34%) Team Foundation Server
21 37 (14.40%) MVC
22 36 (14.01%) .NET Framework
22 36 (14.01%) CSS3
23 32 (12.45%) JSON
23 32 (12.45%) Finance
24 31 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 31 (12.06%) ASP.NET Web API

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 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.17%) Confluence
2 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.78%) Apache
3 2 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (9.73%) GitHub
3 11 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.00%) Wireless
2 4 (1.56%) SMS
3 3 (1.17%) VoIP
4 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.39%) HTTP
5 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (58.75%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (10.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (7.78%) MySQL
5 18 (7.00%) OLTP
6 17 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (4.28%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.95%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.78%) MS Access
14 2 (0.78%) OLAP
15 1 (0.39%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 42 (16.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (9.73%) TeamCity
3 21 (8.17%) Visual Studio
4 19 (7.39%) Git (software)
5 18 (7.00%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (4.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.95%) JIRA
8 3 (1.17%) NUnit
8 3 (1.17%) Selenium
8 3 (1.17%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.17%) tSQLt
9 2 (0.78%) Toad
10 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.39%) Log4Net
10 1 (0.39%) Rational Rose
General
1 32 (12.45%) Finance
2 18 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 17 (6.61%) Retail
4 15 (5.84%) Back Office
5 14 (5.45%) Electronics
6 12 (4.67%) Billing
7 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 220 (85.60%) Developer
2 103 (40.08%) .NET Developer
3 89 (34.63%) C# Developer
4 68 (26.46%) VB Developer
5 66 (25.68%) VB6 Developer
6 58 (22.57%) Software Developer
7 46 (17.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 46 (17.90%) VB.NET Developer
8 31 (12.06%) Software Engineer
9 29 (11.28%) SQL Developer
10 28 (10.89%) C# Software Developer
10 28 (10.89%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 27 (10.51%) Senior Developer
12 23 (8.95%) HTML Developer
12 23 (8.95%) Web Developer
13 22 (8.56%) C# Web Developer
14 21 (8.17%) VB Software Engineer
15 18 (7.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 12 (4.67%) Senior .NET Developer
17 11 (4.28%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (82.10%) .NET
2 98 (38.13%) HTML
3 89 (34.63%) ASP.NET
4 70 (27.24%) CSS
5 57 (22.18%) WinForms
6 54 (21.01%) HTML5
7 44 (17.12%) XML
8 36 (14.01%) .NET Framework
8 36 (14.01%) CSS3
9 32 (12.45%) JSON
10 31 (12.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 30 (11.67%) AngularJS
12 27 (10.51%) Classic ASP
13 26 (10.12%) jQuery
14 24 (9.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (9.34%) Entity Framework
15 23 (8.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (8.56%) COM
16 22 (8.56%) Web Services
17 17 (6.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
1 18 (7.00%) PDA
2 17 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.28%) Life Science
4 9 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.50%) Replication
5 5 (1.95%) iPad
6 4 (1.56%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.17%) EPoS
7 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.17%) User Experience
8 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.39%) AS400
9 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.39%) Derivative
9 1 (0.39%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.39%) PMI
9 1 (0.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 52 (20.23%) Windows
2 14 (5.45%) Android
2 14 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.17%) Unix
5 2 (0.78%) Linux
5 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (20.23%) Software Engineering
3 47 (18.29%) SDLC
4 46 (17.90%) Web Development
5 44 (17.12%) Scrum
6 37 (14.40%) MVC
7 25 (9.73%) Test Automation
8 20 (7.78%) Unit Testing
9 19 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (6.61%) Change Management
11 15 (5.84%) E-Commerce
12 14 (5.45%) OO
13 12 (4.67%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (4.67%) Migration
13 12 (4.67%) SOA
13 12 (4.67%) TDD
14 11 (4.28%) Translating Business Requirements
14 11 (4.28%) Workflow
15 10 (3.89%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 257 (100.00%) VB
2 215 (83.66%) C#
3 185 (71.98%) SQL
4 106 (41.25%) VB.NET
5 90 (35.02%) JavaScript
6 76 (29.57%) T-SQL
7 29 (11.28%) Java
8 26 (10.12%) C
9 25 (9.73%) C++
9 25 (9.73%) F#
10 23 (8.95%) VBScript
11 15 (5.84%) PL/SQL
12 14 (5.45%) Ruby
13 12 (4.67%) VBA
14 3 (1.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 3 (1.17%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.78%) RPG
16 1 (0.39%) COBOL
16 1 (0.39%) PHP
16 1 (0.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (9.34%) Degree
2 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.17%) MCP
4 3 (1.17%) MCSD
5 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.00%) QA
2 3 (1.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) ZENworks
2 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (22.96%) Oracle
2 58 (22.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.17%) Apple
3 3 (1.17%) Facebook
4 2 (0.78%) Capita
4 2 (0.78%) Google
4 2 (0.78%) HP
4 2 (0.78%) QAD
4 2 (0.78%) SAP
5 1 (0.39%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.39%) IFS
5 1 (0.39%) Lotus
5 1 (0.39%) Telerik
5 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.39%) Xamarin