Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 498 512 505
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 -84
Permanent jobs citing VB6 47 90 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.49% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 40 81 148
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £24,513
90th Percentile £52,875 £50,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 16059 18444 21017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.75% 52.01% 49.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13958 16299 18230
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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
East Sussex -2 22 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Thames Valley +47 12 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire +20 6 - -
Kent +24 5 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £50,000 -
Surrey +6 3 £60,000 +24.35% 1
West Sussex +6 3 £52,500 +31.25%
Berkshire +40 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire +17 2 £33,750 -3.57%
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (89.36%) C#
3 41 (87.23%) SQL
4 33 (70.21%) HTML
5 32 (68.09%) SQL Server
6 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
7 25 (53.19%) CSS
8 24 (51.06%) T-SQL
9 23 (48.94%) ASP.NET
9 23 (48.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (46.81%) AngularJS
10 22 (46.81%) HTML5
11 19 (40.43%) .NET Framework
12 18 (38.30%) VBScript
12 18 (38.30%) Classic ASP
12 18 (38.30%) Web Development
13 17 (36.17%) CSS3
13 17 (36.17%) JSON
13 17 (36.17%) jQuery
13 17 (36.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (36.17%) Entity Framework
14 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
15 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (21.28%) VB.NET
17 7 (14.89%) Web Services
17 7 (14.89%) Windows
17 7 (14.89%) MVC
17 7 (14.89%) QA
17 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server

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 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (68.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) OLAP
4 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.64%) NUnit
2 5 (10.64%) Selenium
2 5 (10.64%) SpecFlow
2 5 (10.64%) tSQLt
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 23 (48.94%) C# Developer
3 19 (40.43%) .NET Developer
4 18 (38.30%) C# Web Developer
4 18 (38.30%) HTML Developer
4 18 (38.30%) Web Developer
5 6 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) QA Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) QA Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Software QA Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Software QA Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Software Tester
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Tester
6 5 (10.64%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (8.51%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (8.51%) SSRS Developer
8 2 (4.26%) VB6 Developer
8 2 (4.26%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (70.21%) HTML
3 25 (53.19%) CSS
4 23 (48.94%) ASP.NET
4 23 (48.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (46.81%) AngularJS
5 22 (46.81%) HTML5
6 19 (40.43%) .NET Framework
7 18 (38.30%) Classic ASP
8 17 (36.17%) CSS3
8 17 (36.17%) Entity Framework
8 17 (36.17%) jQuery
8 17 (36.17%) JSON
8 17 (36.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (14.89%) Web Services
10 6 (12.77%) REST
10 6 (12.77%) WCF
11 5 (10.64%) WinForms
12 4 (8.51%) React
13 3 (6.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) iPad
2 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Web Development
2 7 (14.89%) MVC
2 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.64%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.38%) OO
5 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.26%) SDLC
6 2 (4.26%) SOA
7 1 (2.13%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (2.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) VB
2 42 (89.36%) C#
3 41 (87.23%) SQL
4 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
5 24 (51.06%) T-SQL
6 18 (38.30%) VBScript
7 10 (21.28%) VB.NET
8 6 (12.77%) VBA
9 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Apple
2 5 (10.64%) Facebook