The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 216 233
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 7 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.13% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.84% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 18
Median salary £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  

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 West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3254 2994 3400
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 62.29% 57.00% 56.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2775 2580 2926
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,300 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

VB6
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 in the South West.

Salary trend for VB6 in the South West

VB6
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VB6 in the South West

VB6
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Bristol - 3 £30,000 -
Somerset -7 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Gloucestershire -14 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Devon - 1 £35,000 -
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West region with a requirement for VB6.

1 22 (100.00%) VB
2 18 (81.82%) C#
3 17 (77.27%) .NET
4 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
5 11 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (45.45%) VB.NET
6 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (40.91%) Windows
8 8 (36.36%) C++
8 8 (36.36%) Scrum
9 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
10 6 (27.27%) WCF
10 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
10 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
10 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 6 (27.27%) WinForms
11 5 (22.73%) IIS
11 5 (22.73%) Oracle
11 5 (22.73%) HTML
11 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
11 5 (22.73%) VBScript
11 5 (22.73%) Classic ASP
11 5 (22.73%) XML
11 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
12 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (18.18%) Line Management
12 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (18.18%) WPF
12 4 (18.18%) Usability Testing

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (22.73%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) FileNet
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Business One
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 10 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Developer
4 5 (22.73%) VB Developer
4 5 (22.73%) VB6 Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) SOA Developer
5 4 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) WinForms Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 6 (27.27%) WCF
2 6 (27.27%) WinForms
3 5 (22.73%) Classic ASP
3 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) WPF
4 4 (18.18%) XSL
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.55%) COM
6 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (13.64%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) iPad
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Data Management
4 4 (18.18%) Line Management
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) Usability Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) Document Management
7 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) VB
2 18 (81.82%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) VB.NET
5 8 (36.36%) C++
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
7 5 (22.73%) VBScript
8 2 (9.09%) Java
9 1 (4.55%) VBA
9 1 (4.55%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) HP