Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 211 232
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB6 7 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.058% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.11% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 8
Scotland median annual salary £33,500 £28,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.52% -36.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,375 £35,625
90th Percentile £40,000 £32,125 £48,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3433 2780 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 61.09% 53.81% 50.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2216 1710 2009
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,975 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,950
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Scotland

VB6
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Scotland

VB6
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB6 in Scotland

VB6
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 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
Edinburgh - 4 £40,000 - 2
West Lothian - 3 £23,500 -
VB6
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VB6.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Delphi
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
3 3 (42.86%) VB Developer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Graduate
4 2 (28.57%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Graduate Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Delphi
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft