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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 92
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex - - 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  

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 547 486 638
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 57.28% 49.19% 51.00%
Number of salaries quoted 468 422 508
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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