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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / South East
Rank 377 371 345
Rank change year-on-year -6 -26  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 19 85 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.44% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.87% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 83 106
Median salary £38,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year - -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 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 7888 9781 9840
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 52.80% 50.91% 48.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6822 8707 8495
Median salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.13% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 24 March 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 24 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
Hampshire +17 5 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Surrey +42 4 £43,250 -17.61%
East Sussex -27 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Kent - 4 £36,250 -
Berkshire +34 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for VB6.

1 35 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (88.57%) .NET
3 25 (71.43%) C#
4 22 (62.86%) SQL
4 22 (62.86%) SQL Server
5 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 14 (40.00%) CSS
6 14 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 14 (40.00%) HTML
6 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 13 (37.14%) Entity Framework
7 13 (37.14%) Finance
7 13 (37.14%) Windows
8 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (31.43%) MVC
9 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (28.57%) VB.NET
10 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
11 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
11 9 (25.71%) Ajax
11 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (25.71%) SDLC
12 8 (22.86%) HTML5
12 8 (22.86%) Scrum
12 8 (22.86%) TDD
12 8 (22.86%) OOP
12 8 (22.86%) XML
13 7 (20.00%) MS Office
13 7 (20.00%) MySQL

VB6
Top Related 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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) 3G
1 2 (5.71%) 4G
1 2 (5.71%) DHCP
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) VoIP
1 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.86%) Extranet
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (62.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) MySQL
3 5 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (14.29%) JasperReports
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) MS Access
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.86%) OLAP
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (25.71%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.00%) VB Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Applications Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Applications Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Business Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Lead Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Lead Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Lead Web Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Software Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Tester
5 4 (11.43%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) .NET
2 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 14 (40.00%) CSS
3 14 (40.00%) HTML
4 13 (37.14%) Entity Framework
5 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (25.71%) Ajax
6 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (22.86%) HTML5
7 8 (22.86%) XML
8 6 (17.14%) jQuery
9 5 (14.29%) WinForms
10 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
10 4 (11.43%) Classic ASP
10 4 (11.43%) CSS3
10 4 (11.43%) JSON
10 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (8.57%) XSL
12 2 (5.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) iPad
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) iPhone
4 2 (5.71%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Android
2 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.71%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Phone
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (31.43%) MVC
2 9 (25.71%) SDLC
3 8 (22.86%) OOP
3 8 (22.86%) Scrum
3 8 (22.86%) TDD
4 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) Information Management
6 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.43%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.57%) Web Development
8 2 (5.71%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Content Management
8 2 (5.71%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (5.71%) OO
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) VB
2 25 (71.43%) C#
3 22 (62.86%) SQL
4 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 10 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 7 (20.00%) VBA
7 5 (14.29%) Java
7 5 (14.29%) VBScript
8 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Apple
2 4 (11.43%) Facebook
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Acronis
4 2 (5.71%) Adobe
4 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
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