Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 203 234
Rank change year-on-year -38 +31 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB6 1 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.017% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.031% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Scotland median annual salary £31,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +15.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £33,250 £38,750 £39,875
UK median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -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 3,255 3,073 2,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.81% 62.27% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,230 1,882 1,671
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,032
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.00% +4.52%

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 21 June 2018. 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 -16 1 £31,500 -16.00%
VB6
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for VB6.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-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%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft