Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 492 493 481
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 -78
Permanent jobs citing VB6 43 117 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.60% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 40 102 170
South East median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year -4.19% +9.87% +1.33%

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 15995 19384 20333
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 54.98% 52.54% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13924 17238 17479
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 August 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 August 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
Hampshire +17 12 £32,500 -29.35%
East Sussex -18 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Kent +30 10 £35,000 -
Thames Valley +46 5 £50,000 +81.82%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £50,000 -
Surrey +39 3 £60,000 +24.35%
West Sussex +2 2 - -
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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%) C#
1 43 (100.00%) VB
2 42 (97.67%) .NET
3 34 (79.07%) SQL
4 30 (69.77%) SQL Server
5 27 (62.79%) HTML
6 24 (55.81%) T-SQL
6 24 (55.81%) ASP.NET
7 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
7 21 (48.84%) HTML5
8 18 (41.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
9 17 (39.53%) Windows
10 14 (32.56%) CSS
10 14 (32.56%) .NET Framework
10 14 (32.56%) AngularJS
11 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (30.23%) QA
12 12 (27.91%) jQuery
13 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
13 11 (25.58%) JSON
13 11 (25.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (25.58%) CSS3
13 11 (25.58%) Entity Framework
13 11 (25.58%) VBScript
13 11 (25.58%) VB.NET
13 11 (25.58%) Classic ASP
14 10 (23.26%) Apple
14 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (23.26%) WinForms

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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (69.77%) SQL Server
2 18 (41.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.98%) OLAP
4 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.33%) JasperReports
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) NUnit
1 6 (13.95%) Selenium
1 6 (13.95%) SpecFlow
1 6 (13.95%) tSQLt
2 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) C# Developer
3 15 (34.88%) .NET Developer
4 11 (25.58%) Web Developer
5 10 (23.26%) HTML Developer
5 10 (23.26%) QA Engineer
5 10 (23.26%) QA Tester
5 10 (23.26%) Software QA Engineer
5 10 (23.26%) Software QA Tester
5 10 (23.26%) Software Tester
5 10 (23.26%) Tester
6 9 (20.93%) C# Web Developer
6 9 (20.93%) Software Developer
7 8 (18.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (16.28%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (16.28%) VB.NET Developer
9 6 (13.95%) VB Developer
10 5 (11.63%) SQL Developer
10 5 (11.63%) SSIS Developer
10 5 (11.63%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) .NET
2 27 (62.79%) HTML
3 24 (55.81%) ASP.NET
4 21 (48.84%) HTML5
5 14 (32.56%) .NET Framework
5 14 (32.56%) AngularJS
5 14 (32.56%) CSS
6 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (27.91%) jQuery
8 11 (25.58%) Classic ASP
8 11 (25.58%) CSS3
8 11 (25.58%) Entity Framework
8 11 (25.58%) JSON
8 11 (25.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (23.26%) WinForms
10 3 (6.98%) RESTful
11 2 (4.65%) WCF
12 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (2.33%) SOAP
12 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) iPad
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
2 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (23.26%) Exploratory Testing
2 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
2 10 (23.26%) Test Scripting
3 9 (20.93%) Web Development
4 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) SDLC
6 4 (9.30%) MVC
6 4 (9.30%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Change Management
7 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.98%) SOA
8 2 (4.65%) OO
9 1 (2.33%) Change Control
9 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
1 43 (100.00%) VB
2 34 (79.07%) SQL
3 24 (55.81%) T-SQL
4 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
5 11 (25.58%) VB.NET
5 11 (25.58%) VBScript
6 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.63%) VBA
7 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Apple
2 10 (23.26%) Facebook