Period
to 22 May 2018

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 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England > South East
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 472 496 486
Rank change year-on-year +24 -10 -34
Permanent jobs citing VB6 72 42 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.14% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.27% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 67 37 134
South East median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
England 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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 17,692 15,356 19,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.33% 52.86% 51.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15,384 13,328 17,431
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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 6 months to 22 May 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
West Sussex +35 29 £42,500 -5.56%
Hampshire -19 18 £43,500 +24.29%
Surrey +2 10 £52,500 +9.38%
East Sussex -19 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Thames Valley +1 5 £51,250 +7.89% 1
Berkshire +1 3 £51,250 +13.89% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 South East region with a requirement for VB6.

1 72 (100.00%) VB
2 70 (97.22%) .NET
3 67 (93.06%) C#
4 60 (83.33%) VB.NET
5 56 (77.78%) ASP.NET
6 55 (76.39%) SQL
7 52 (72.22%) CSS
8 48 (66.67%) jQuery
9 47 (65.28%) WCF
10 46 (63.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 43 (59.72%) Oracle
12 42 (58.33%) JavaScript
13 41 (56.94%) MVC
14 40 (55.56%) HTML
15 39 (54.17%) PL/SQL
16 37 (51.39%) CSS3
17 35 (48.61%) JSON
18 34 (47.22%) SQL Server
19 32 (44.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 32 (44.44%) Migration
20 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
21 28 (38.89%) Ajax
22 27 (37.50%) Razor View Engine
22 27 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
22 27 (37.50%) T-SQL
23 25 (34.72%) .NET Framework
24 21 (29.17%) SDLC
25 20 (27.78%) RESTful
25 20 (27.78%) AngularJS
25 20 (27.78%) XML

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 5 (6.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.39%) MS Access
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (44.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 27 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 65 (90.28%) Developer
2 51 (70.83%) .NET Developer
3 42 (58.33%) C# Developer
4 34 (47.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (18.06%) VB.NET Developer
7 10 (13.89%) Software Developer
8 8 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (11.11%) .NET Team Leader
8 8 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
8 8 (11.11%) HTML Developer
8 8 (11.11%) Team Leader
8 8 (11.11%) VB.NET Team Leader
8 8 (11.11%) Web Developer
9 7 (9.72%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (9.72%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Lead .NET Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Lead Software Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (97.22%) .NET
2 56 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 52 (72.22%) CSS
4 48 (66.67%) jQuery
5 47 (65.28%) WCF
6 46 (63.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 40 (55.56%) HTML
8 37 (51.39%) CSS3
9 35 (48.61%) JSON
10 28 (38.89%) Ajax
11 27 (37.50%) Razor View Engine
12 25 (34.72%) .NET Framework
13 20 (27.78%) AngularJS
13 20 (27.78%) RESTful
13 20 (27.78%) XML
14 18 (25.00%) HTML5
15 16 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (16.67%) SOAP
17 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
18 9 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) LIMS
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Windows
1 19 (26.39%) Windows Phone
1 19 (26.39%) Windows Phone 8
2 4 (5.56%) Unix
3 3 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) MVC
2 32 (44.44%) Migration
3 21 (29.17%) SDLC
4 19 (26.39%) Requirements Analysis
5 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 11 (15.28%) Prototyping
7 11 (15.28%) System Testing
7 11 (15.28%) Unit Testing
8 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (13.89%) Software Architecture
9 8 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (11.11%) TDD
9 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 8 (11.11%) Web Development
10 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.33%) SOA
12 5 (6.94%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (6.94%) UML
13 4 (5.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) VB
2 67 (93.06%) C#
3 60 (83.33%) VB.NET
4 55 (76.39%) SQL
5 42 (58.33%) JavaScript
6 39 (54.17%) PL/SQL
7 27 (37.50%) T-SQL
8 9 (12.50%) XAML
9 8 (11.11%) VBScript
10 5 (6.94%) ANSI SQL
10 5 (6.94%) Java
11 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) GAMP
2 4 (5.56%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (59.72%) Oracle
2 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) Capita