The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 94
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex - - 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £21,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -1.31%  

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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 517 546 592
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 50.19% 50.42% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 384 435 458
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

VB6
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 in Essex.

Salary trend for VB6 in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for VB6.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VXML
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ICM

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) VXML
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco