The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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)
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 372 394
Rank change year-on-year +13 +22  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 28 70 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.72% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27 57 84
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7940 9753 10390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 54.83% 53.51% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6922 8708 8876
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

VB6
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for VB6 in the South East

VB6
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VB6 in the South East

VB6
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Hampshire +4 11 £32,500 -13.33%
Kent +13 7 £35,000 -
East Sussex -10 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £50,000 -
Surrey +25 2 £60,000 +41.17%
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region with a requirement for VB6.

1 47 (100.00%) VB
2 44 (93.62%) C#
2 44 (93.62%) .NET
3 35 (74.47%) SQL
4 31 (65.96%) SQL Server
5 25 (53.19%) HTML
5 25 (53.19%) ASP.NET
6 23 (48.94%) Windows
7 22 (46.81%) T-SQL
8 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
9 19 (40.43%) HTML5
10 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (34.04%) VB.NET
12 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
12 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
12 14 (29.79%) QA
13 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Excel
14 12 (25.53%) WinForms
14 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (23.40%) Facebook
15 11 (23.40%) Exploratory Testing
15 11 (23.40%) Software Testing
15 11 (23.40%) Test Scripting
15 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
15 11 (23.40%) iPad
15 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
15 11 (23.40%) CSS
15 11 (23.40%) Apple
15 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (10.64%) Apache
3 5 (10.64%) JBoss
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.26%) CMS
5 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) 3G
1 2 (4.26%) 4G
1 2 (4.26%) VoIP
1 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (65.96%) SQL Server
2 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.77%) MySQL
5 5 (10.64%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (10.64%) JasperReports
6 3 (6.38%) OLAP
6 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
1 5 (10.64%) NUnit
1 5 (10.64%) Selenium
1 5 (10.64%) SpecFlow
1 5 (10.64%) tSQLt
1 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) .NET Developer
3 13 (27.66%) C# Developer
4 11 (23.40%) Software Developer
4 11 (23.40%) Software Tester
4 11 (23.40%) Tester
4 11 (23.40%) VB Developer
5 10 (21.28%) QA Engineer
5 10 (21.28%) QA Tester
5 10 (21.28%) Software QA Engineer
5 10 (21.28%) Software QA Tester
5 10 (21.28%) VB.NET Developer
6 9 (19.15%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (17.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (17.02%) Web Developer
8 6 (12.77%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (10.64%) VB6 Developer
10 4 (8.51%) C# Web Developer
10 4 (8.51%) Web Applications Developer
10 4 (8.51%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (93.62%) .NET
2 25 (53.19%) ASP.NET
2 25 (53.19%) HTML
3 19 (40.43%) HTML5
4 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
5 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (25.53%) WinForms
6 11 (23.40%) CSS
6 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
7 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
8 9 (19.15%) jQuery
9 8 (17.02%) Classic ASP
9 8 (17.02%) CSS3
9 8 (17.02%) JSON
9 8 (17.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (12.77%) XML
11 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (6.38%) RESTful
12 2 (4.26%) Ajax
12 2 (4.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) iPad
2 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.26%) Clustering
5 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.26%) iPhone
5 2 (4.26%) Replication
6 1 (2.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Android
2 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Mac OS
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Exploratory Testing
1 11 (23.40%) Software Testing
1 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
1 11 (23.40%) Test Scripting
2 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) SDLC
3 8 (17.02%) Project Management
4 7 (14.89%) MVC
5 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.64%) Information Management
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.38%) SOA
8 2 (4.26%) OOP
8 2 (4.26%) Scrum
8 2 (4.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) VB
2 44 (93.62%) C#
3 35 (74.47%) SQL
4 22 (46.81%) T-SQL
5 16 (34.04%) VB.NET
6 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
7 8 (17.02%) VBScript
8 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
9 5 (10.64%) Java
9 5 (10.64%) VBA
10 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Apple
2 11 (23.40%) Facebook
3 2 (4.26%) Acronis
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe
3 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
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