The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 715 723 596
Rank change year-on-year +8 -127  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 147 240 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.45% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 121 214 358
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.44% -9.37%  

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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 47921 53760 56305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.47% 51.75% 50.84%
Number of salaries quoted 40763 46473 47921
Median salary £47,500 £46,912 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +4.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

VB6
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VB6 in the UK

VB6
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VB6 in the UK

VB6
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +19 141 £37,500 -6.25% 11
South East +18 28 £35,000 -20.00% 2
North East +27 18 £35,000 -
South West +8 18 £36,000 +2.85% 2
West Midlands +20 17 £40,000 +42.85%
London +33 15 £72,500 +45.00% 2
North West -21 15 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Durham - 15 £35,000 -
Telford - 14 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 14 £40,000 -
Hampshire +14 13 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Yorkshire +14 11 £38,750 +21.09%
East Midlands +2 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East of England +18 9 £31,000 -17.33%
Manchester -18 9 £35,500 +2.89% 1
Stockton-on-Tees - 9 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +3 8 £32,500 +1.56%
Nottingham +13 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 7 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Kent - 7 £35,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 7 £35,000 -
Leeds +15 6 £37,500 +16.27%
Bristol -1 5 £30,000 -20.00%
Oldham - 5 - -
Peterborough - 5 £31,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £31,000 -
Gloucestershire +14 4 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Scotland +9 4 - - 1
East Sussex -4 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Brighton -7 4 £50,000 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for VB6.

1 260 (100.00%) VB
2 235 (90.38%) .NET
3 199 (76.54%) C#
4 152 (58.46%) SQL Server
5 123 (47.31%) VB.NET
6 120 (46.15%) SQL
7 99 (38.08%) ASP.NET
7 99 (38.08%) Windows
8 85 (32.69%) HTML
9 84 (32.31%) Microsoft
10 66 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (24.23%) Visual Studio
12 59 (22.69%) JavaScript
13 58 (22.31%) CSS
14 56 (21.54%) T-SQL
15 54 (20.77%) .NET Framework
16 49 (18.85%) MVC
17 46 (17.69%) SDLC
18 43 (16.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 42 (16.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 41 (15.77%) Software Engineering
21 38 (14.62%) Degree
21 38 (14.62%) MySQL
22 37 (14.23%) HTML5
23 35 (13.46%) Finance
23 35 (13.46%) Scrum
24 32 (12.31%) WinForms
24 32 (12.31%) Crystal Reports
25 30 (11.54%) XML
26 29 (11.15%) OO

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 16 (6.15%) IIS
1 16 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.85%) Apache
2 10 (3.85%) JBoss
3 8 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.15%) CMS
7 2 (0.77%) WordPress
8 1 (0.38%) Drupal
8 1 (0.38%) FileNet
8 1 (0.38%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.69%) Temenos T24
2 5 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Line 500
3 1 (0.38%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.38%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.54%) Intranet
2 2 (0.77%) 3G
2 2 (0.77%) 4G
2 2 (0.77%) VoIP
2 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.38%) Extranet
3 1 (0.38%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (0.38%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (58.46%) SQL Server
2 43 (16.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (16.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (14.62%) MySQL
5 32 (12.31%) Crystal Reports
6 19 (7.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (5.38%) Relational Database
8 11 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (3.85%) JasperReports
10 8 (3.08%) MS Access
10 8 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.31%) Big Data
11 6 (2.31%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.38%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 63 (24.23%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (8.08%) Subversion
4 16 (6.15%) CruiseControl
4 16 (6.15%) MSBuild
5 10 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.31%) TestComplete
7 5 (1.92%) JIRA
8 4 (1.54%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.77%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.77%) Selenium
10 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.38%) NUnit
10 1 (0.38%) Redmine
10 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.38%) tSQLt
General
1 35 (13.46%) Finance
2 20 (7.69%) Electronics
3 13 (5.00%) Retail
4 7 (2.69%) Advertising
5 5 (1.92%) Marketing
6 4 (1.54%) Banking
6 4 (1.54%) Legal
7 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.77%) Automotive
8 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.77%) Front Office
8 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 182 (70.00%) Developer
2 94 (36.15%) .NET Developer
3 58 (22.31%) C# Developer
4 57 (21.92%) VB Developer
5 54 (20.77%) Software Developer
6 49 (18.85%) VB6 Developer
7 44 (16.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 35 (13.46%) VB.NET Developer
9 32 (12.31%) .NET Software Developer
10 24 (9.23%) SQL Developer
11 20 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
12 18 (6.92%) Software Engineer
13 14 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (5.00%) Senior Developer
15 12 (4.62%) Applications Developer
15 12 (4.62%) WinForms Developer
16 11 (4.23%) Applications Support
16 11 (4.23%) DevOps Specialist
16 11 (4.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (90.38%) .NET
2 99 (38.08%) ASP.NET
3 85 (32.69%) HTML
4 58 (22.31%) CSS
5 54 (20.77%) .NET Framework
6 37 (14.23%) HTML5
7 32 (12.31%) WinForms
8 30 (11.54%) XML
9 29 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (9.23%) Entity Framework
11 23 (8.85%) Ajax
11 23 (8.85%) CSS3
11 23 (8.85%) Web Services
12 22 (8.46%) WCF
13 19 (7.31%) ActiveX
13 19 (7.31%) jQuery
14 16 (6.15%) WPF
15 15 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (5.77%) Classic ASP
16 14 (5.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.85%) iPad
4 8 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.92%) AS400
7 5 (1.92%) iSeries
7 5 (1.92%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.92%) User Experience
8 4 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.54%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.15%) EPoS
9 3 (1.15%) Online Gambling
10 2 (0.77%) Clustering
10 2 (0.77%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.77%) iPhone
10 2 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 99 (38.08%) Windows
2 18 (6.92%) Android
3 17 (6.54%) Apple iOS
4 16 (6.15%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.77%) Linux
6 12 (4.62%) Unix
7 4 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) AIX
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (18.85%) MVC
3 46 (17.69%) SDLC
4 41 (15.77%) Software Engineering
5 35 (13.46%) Scrum
6 29 (11.15%) OO
7 26 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (8.46%) Change Management
9 18 (6.92%) Unit Testing
10 17 (6.54%) DevOps
10 17 (6.54%) Web Development
11 16 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (6.15%) TDD
12 14 (5.38%) E-Commerce
12 14 (5.38%) Migration
12 14 (5.38%) OOP
13 11 (4.23%) Feasibility Study
13 11 (4.23%) IT Strategy
13 11 (4.23%) Software Testing
13 11 (4.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 260 (100.00%) VB
2 199 (76.54%) C#
3 123 (47.31%) VB.NET
4 120 (46.15%) SQL
5 59 (22.69%) JavaScript
6 56 (21.54%) T-SQL
7 28 (10.77%) C
8 26 (10.00%) C++
9 17 (6.54%) PHP
10 16 (6.15%) Java
10 16 (6.15%) VBA
10 16 (6.15%) VBScript
11 14 (5.38%) Ruby
12 13 (5.00%) PowerShell
13 11 (4.23%) Embedded C
13 11 (4.23%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.77%) Python
14 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (14.62%) Degree
2 13 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.77%) HND
5 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.38%) QA
2 8 (3.08%) HL7
3 4 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.23%) Firmware
2 4 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.08%) Puppet
2 6 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.77%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.31%) Oracle
3 7 (2.69%) Apple
3 7 (2.69%) Facebook
3 7 (2.69%) jBASE
3 7 (2.69%) Temenos
4 5 (1.92%) SAP
5 4 (1.54%) Nintex
6 2 (0.77%) Acronis
6 2 (0.77%) Adobe
6 2 (0.77%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.77%) Telerik
6 2 (0.77%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.38%) HP
7 1 (0.38%) Sage
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
PS Computer Services
Salary: £32k basic + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Stroud
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago