Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 231 218
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.094% 0.018% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.034% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 - £26,500
10th Percentile £36,250 - £23,800
90th Percentile £38,750 - £45,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +1.33%

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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3386 2927 3180
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 63.54% 51.68% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2054 1671 2003
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

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
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 16 August 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 +1 3 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
VB6
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) RAD
2 3 (60.00%) Spread Betting
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (60.00%) VB Developer
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) RAD
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines