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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 374 370
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 27 76 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.76% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 26 70 100
Median salary £35,000 £43,750 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +6.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -12.50%  

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 8052 9946 10424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 53.52% 51.23% 48.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7008 8839 8951
Median salary £44,031 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.22% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +15 13 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Kent - 7 £35,000 -
East Sussex -11 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Surrey +51 2 £43,250 +1.76% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £50,000 +42.85%
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 43 (100.00%) VB
2 40 (93.02%) .NET
3 38 (88.37%) C#
4 24 (55.81%) SQL
4 24 (55.81%) SQL Server
4 24 (55.81%) ASP.NET
5 18 (41.86%) Windows
5 18 (41.86%) VB.NET
6 17 (39.53%) HTML
7 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
8 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
9 14 (32.56%) MVC
9 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
9 14 (32.56%) CSS
9 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (30.23%) .NET Framework
10 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (27.91%) SDLC
11 12 (27.91%) Entity Framework
11 12 (27.91%) Finance
12 11 (25.58%) HTML5
13 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (18.60%) XML
14 8 (18.60%) Ajax
14 8 (18.60%) WinForms
14 8 (18.60%) QA
15 7 (16.28%) jQuery

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 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) JBoss
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.65%) CMS
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) WordPress
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) 3G
1 2 (4.65%) 4G
1 2 (4.65%) VoIP
1 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (55.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (16.28%) MySQL
4 5 (11.63%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (11.63%) JasperReports
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) OLAP
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.63%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) NUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.33%) tSQLt
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 21 (48.84%) .NET Developer
3 12 (27.91%) C# Developer
4 11 (25.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (25.58%) Software Developer
4 11 (25.58%) VB Developer
5 9 (20.93%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (20.93%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Software Tester
6 7 (16.28%) Tester
7 6 (13.95%) QA Engineer
7 6 (13.95%) QA Tester
7 6 (13.95%) Software QA Engineer
7 6 (13.95%) Software QA Tester
8 5 (11.63%) VB6 Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Applications Architect
9 4 (9.30%) Applications Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Architect
9 4 (9.30%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (93.02%) .NET
2 24 (55.81%) ASP.NET
3 17 (39.53%) HTML
4 14 (32.56%) CSS
5 13 (30.23%) .NET Framework
5 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (27.91%) Entity Framework
7 11 (25.58%) HTML5
8 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (18.60%) Ajax
9 8 (18.60%) WinForms
9 8 (18.60%) XML
10 7 (16.28%) jQuery
11 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
12 4 (9.30%) Classic ASP
12 4 (9.30%) CSS3
12 4 (9.30%) JSON
12 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (9.30%) WCF
13 3 (6.98%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (16.28%) iPad
2 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) iPhone
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Android
2 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (32.56%) MVC
2 12 (27.91%) SDLC
3 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
3 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (16.28%) Exploratory Testing
3 7 (16.28%) OOP
3 7 (16.28%) Scrum
3 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
3 7 (16.28%) TDD
3 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
4 6 (13.95%) Project Management
5 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Information Management
6 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) Content Management
7 2 (4.65%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) VB
2 38 (88.37%) C#
3 24 (55.81%) SQL
4 18 (41.86%) VB.NET
5 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
6 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
7 5 (11.63%) Java
7 5 (11.63%) VBScript
8 4 (9.30%) VBA
9 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Apple
2 7 (16.28%) Facebook
3 2 (4.65%) Acronis
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
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