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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 156 143
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.17% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.35% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Median salary - £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.51%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1417 1431 1663
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 61.00% 48.79% 53.46%
Number of salaries quoted 811 914 1066
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 3 - -
Edinburgh +5 1 - -
VB6
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for VB6.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) NancyFx
4 1 (25.00%) GoToMeeting
4 1 (25.00%) WebEx
4 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) .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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) GoToMeeting
1 1 (25.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Redmine
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (25.00%) NancyFx
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Health Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle