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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 700 687
Rank change year-on-year -45 -13  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 129 250 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.48% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 113 199 291
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 49780 52059 57223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.04% 52.78% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 41779 45080 48809
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 22 June 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 22 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
England -69 124 £40,000 - 17
South East +1 27 £35,000 -22.22% 1
West Midlands +18 18 £40,000 +42.85% 1
London -7 17 £51,250 +2.50% 4
Shropshire +22 16 £40,000 +4.57%
Telford - 16 £40,000 -
North West -36 15 £40,000 +6.66% 2
North East +28 12 £35,000 -
Durham - 12 £35,000 -
Hampshire +19 11 £32,500 -13.33%
Yorkshire -9 11 £27,750 -14.61% 5
East of England +4 10 £40,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +1 9 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Leeds -7 8 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Kent +16 7 £35,000 -
Nottingham +5 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 7 £45,000 +63.63% 2
East Midlands 0 7 £45,000 +24.13% 2
South West -11 7 £35,000 -9.67%
Cambridgeshire -11 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 7 £35,000 -
Cheshire -27 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Stockton-on-Tees - 6 £35,000 -
Manchester -26 5 £35,000 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £40,000 - 1
Scotland - 5 £37,500 -
Fareham +22 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Lancashire +3 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Chorley - 4 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for VB6.

1 256 (100.00%) VB
2 228 (89.06%) .NET
3 195 (76.17%) C#
4 148 (57.81%) SQL
5 135 (52.73%) SQL Server
6 117 (45.70%) VB.NET
7 93 (36.33%) Windows
8 87 (33.98%) HTML
9 82 (32.03%) ASP.NET
10 78 (30.47%) Microsoft
11 59 (23.05%) T-SQL
12 58 (22.66%) CSS
13 56 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 52 (20.31%) Visual Studio
15 50 (19.53%) MySQL
16 49 (19.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 49 (19.14%) HTML5
17 45 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
17 45 (17.58%) JavaScript
18 41 (16.02%) SDLC
19 39 (15.23%) Software Engineering
19 39 (15.23%) .NET Framework
19 39 (15.23%) MVC
20 38 (14.84%) WinForms
21 37 (14.45%) C
22 36 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
22 36 (14.06%) CSS3
23 33 (12.89%) Degree
24 31 (12.11%) Oracle
25 30 (11.72%) Change Management

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 14 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.08%) IIS
3 11 (4.30%) Apache
4 10 (3.91%) JBoss
5 6 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.17%) CMS
8 2 (0.78%) WordPress
9 1 (0.39%) Drupal
9 1 (0.39%) FileNet
9 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.56%) Intranet
1 4 (1.56%) Wireless
2 2 (0.78%) 3G
2 2 (0.78%) 4G
2 2 (0.78%) VoIP
2 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.39%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (0.39%) SMS
3 1 (0.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (52.73%) SQL Server
2 56 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (19.53%) MySQL
4 49 (19.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (10.94%) Crystal Reports
6 27 (10.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (10.16%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (5.08%) Relational Database
9 10 (3.91%) JasperReports
9 10 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.34%) Big Data
12 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.56%) OLTP
13 4 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.17%) OLAP
14 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 52 (20.31%) Visual Studio
2 20 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.47%) Subversion
4 10 (3.91%) CruiseControl
4 10 (3.91%) Eclipse
4 10 (3.91%) MSBuild
5 8 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.13%) TestComplete
6 7 (2.73%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.34%) Selenium
8 5 (1.95%) JIRA
8 5 (1.95%) NUnit
8 5 (1.95%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.95%) tSQLt
9 4 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.78%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.39%) Redmine
General
1 29 (11.33%) Electronics
1 29 (11.33%) Finance
2 25 (9.77%) Retail
3 5 (1.95%) Marketing
3 5 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.17%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.17%) Front Office
4 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.78%) Automotive
5 2 (0.78%) Back Office
5 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 169 (66.02%) Developer
2 97 (37.89%) .NET Developer
3 55 (21.48%) Software Developer
4 54 (21.09%) VB Developer
5 49 (19.14%) C# Developer
6 48 (18.75%) VB6 Developer
7 44 (17.19%) VB.NET Developer
8 42 (16.41%) SQL Developer
9 38 (14.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (10.94%) .NET Software Developer
11 26 (10.16%) Software Engineer
12 19 (7.42%) C# Software Developer
13 14 (5.47%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 14 (5.47%) DevOps Specialist
14 12 (4.69%) Tester
15 11 (4.30%) Software Tester
16 10 (3.91%) Embedded Engineer
16 10 (3.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 10 (3.91%) QA Engineer
16 10 (3.91%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (89.06%) .NET
2 87 (33.98%) HTML
3 82 (32.03%) ASP.NET
4 58 (22.66%) CSS
5 49 (19.14%) HTML5
6 39 (15.23%) .NET Framework
7 38 (14.84%) WinForms
8 36 (14.06%) CSS3
9 26 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
11 21 (8.20%) XML
12 19 (7.42%) Entity Framework
13 17 (6.64%) jQuery
14 15 (5.86%) JSON
15 14 (5.47%) AngularJS
15 14 (5.47%) WCF
16 13 (5.08%) ActiveX
16 13 (5.08%) Classic ASP
16 13 (5.08%) Web Services
17 12 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.25%) iPad
2 10 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.95%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.95%) User Experience
6 4 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (1.56%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.56%) EPoS
6 4 (1.56%) PDA
6 4 (1.56%) Replication
7 3 (1.17%) Derivative
7 3 (1.17%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.17%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.17%) Spread Betting
8 2 (0.78%) Clustering
8 2 (0.78%) iPhone
8 2 (0.78%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 93 (36.33%) Windows
2 28 (10.94%) Android
3 27 (10.55%) Apple iOS
4 22 (8.59%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.08%) Linux
6 5 (1.95%) Unix
7 4 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) AIX
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (16.02%) SDLC
3 39 (15.23%) MVC
3 39 (15.23%) Software Engineering
4 36 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (11.72%) Change Management
6 24 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 23 (8.98%) OO
8 22 (8.59%) Scrum
9 21 (8.20%) Unit Testing
10 20 (7.81%) DevOps
10 20 (7.81%) Test Automation
11 17 (6.64%) Migration
12 15 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (5.86%) Software Testing
13 12 (4.69%) OOP
14 11 (4.30%) Exploratory Testing
14 11 (4.30%) Test Scripting
15 10 (3.91%) Feasibility Study
15 10 (3.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 256 (100.00%) VB
2 195 (76.17%) C#
3 148 (57.81%) SQL
4 117 (45.70%) VB.NET
5 59 (23.05%) T-SQL
6 45 (17.58%) JavaScript
7 37 (14.45%) C
8 26 (10.16%) C++
9 24 (9.38%) Ruby
10 17 (6.64%) Java
10 17 (6.64%) PHP
11 14 (5.47%) VBScript
12 10 (3.91%) Embedded C
12 10 (3.91%) Embedded C++
12 10 (3.91%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.91%) VBA
13 7 (2.73%) F#
13 7 (2.73%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.17%) Python
15 2 (0.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 33 (12.89%) Degree
2 10 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.39%) ISEB
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.86%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (3.91%) Firmware
2 8 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.13%) Puppet
2 6 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.34%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (30.47%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.11%) Oracle
3 11 (4.30%) Apple
3 11 (4.30%) Facebook
4 3 (1.17%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.78%) Acronis
5 2 (0.78%) Adobe
5 2 (0.78%) DevExpress
5 2 (0.78%) HP
5 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.78%) SAP
5 2 (0.78%) Telerik
6 1 (0.39%) Lotus
6 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + flexible working + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Unspecified highly flexible depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago