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

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 744 690 694
Rank change year-on-year -54 +4  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 130 244 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 115 193 277
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 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £49,300
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -3.12% +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 50204 51240 57032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.13% 52.79% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 42122 44388 48638
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £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 26 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 26 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 -73 126 £40,000 - 19
South East +20 28 £35,000 -22.22% 2
West Midlands +17 18 £40,000 +42.85% 1
London -12 18 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Shropshire +22 16 £40,000 +4.57%
Telford - 16 £40,000 -
North West -32 14 £40,000 +6.66% 2
North East +21 12 £35,000 -
Durham - 12 £35,000 -
Hampshire +8 11 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Yorkshire -16 11 £27,750 -15.26% 5
East of England +5 10 £40,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +3 9 £27,500 -16.03% 3
Nottingham +5 8 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East Midlands -2 8 £42,500 +17.24% 2
Nottinghamshire -4 8 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Leeds -5 8 £27,500 -16.03% 2
Kent +14 7 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire -10 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South West -26 7 £35,000 -9.67%
Tunbridge Wells - 7 £35,000 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 6 £35,000 -
Cheshire -25 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Manchester -30 5 £35,000 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £40,000 - 1
Fareham +21 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Lancashire +2 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Brighton -5 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Sussex -12 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 258 (100.00%) VB
2 228 (88.37%) .NET
3 198 (76.74%) C#
4 150 (58.14%) SQL
5 138 (53.49%) SQL Server
6 117 (45.35%) VB.NET
7 94 (36.43%) Windows
8 88 (34.11%) HTML
9 83 (32.17%) ASP.NET
10 78 (30.23%) Microsoft
11 62 (24.03%) T-SQL
12 59 (22.87%) CSS
13 56 (21.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 51 (19.77%) Visual Studio
15 50 (19.38%) HTML5
16 49 (18.99%) MySQL
16 49 (18.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 47 (18.22%) JavaScript
18 46 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
19 41 (15.89%) SDLC
20 40 (15.50%) .NET Framework
21 39 (15.12%) WinForms
21 39 (15.12%) MVC
22 38 (14.73%) Software Engineering
23 37 (14.34%) CSS3
24 36 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
24 36 (13.95%) C
25 32 (12.40%) Degree
26 31 (12.02%) Oracle
27 30 (11.63%) 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 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.04%) IIS
3 11 (4.26%) Apache
4 10 (3.88%) JBoss
5 6 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.16%) 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 (6.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.55%) Intranet
1 4 (1.55%) 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
1 138 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 56 (21.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (18.99%) MySQL
3 49 (18.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (10.85%) Crystal Reports
5 27 (10.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (5.04%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.88%) JasperReports
8 10 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.33%) Big Data
11 5 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.55%) OLTP
12 4 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.16%) OLAP
13 3 (1.16%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 51 (19.77%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.43%) Subversion
4 10 (3.88%) CruiseControl
4 10 (3.88%) Eclipse
4 10 (3.88%) MSBuild
5 8 (3.10%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.10%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.10%) TestComplete
6 6 (2.33%) Selenium
7 5 (1.94%) JIRA
7 5 (1.94%) NUnit
7 5 (1.94%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.94%) tSQLt
8 4 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.78%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.39%) Redmine
General
1 29 (11.24%) Finance
2 28 (10.85%) Electronics
3 25 (9.69%) Retail
4 5 (1.94%) Marketing
4 5 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.16%) Back Office
5 3 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.16%) Front Office
5 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Automotive
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 172 (66.67%) Developer
2 97 (37.60%) .NET Developer
3 57 (22.09%) Software Developer
4 55 (21.32%) VB Developer
5 51 (19.77%) C# Developer
6 49 (18.99%) VB6 Developer
7 44 (17.05%) VB.NET Developer
8 42 (16.28%) SQL Developer
9 38 (14.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (10.85%) .NET Software Developer
11 25 (9.69%) Software Engineer
12 20 (7.75%) C# Software Developer
13 14 (5.43%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 14 (5.43%) DevOps Specialist
14 12 (4.65%) Tester
15 11 (4.26%) Software Tester
16 10 (3.88%) QA Engineer
16 10 (3.88%) QA Tester
16 10 (3.88%) Software QA Engineer
16 10 (3.88%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (88.37%) .NET
2 88 (34.11%) HTML
3 83 (32.17%) ASP.NET
4 59 (22.87%) CSS
5 50 (19.38%) HTML5
6 40 (15.50%) .NET Framework
7 39 (15.12%) WinForms
8 37 (14.34%) CSS3
9 26 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (9.30%) Ruby on Rails
11 22 (8.53%) XML
12 20 (7.75%) Entity Framework
13 18 (6.98%) jQuery
14 16 (6.20%) JSON
15 15 (5.81%) AngularJS
16 14 (5.43%) ActiveX
16 14 (5.43%) Classic ASP
16 14 (5.43%) WCF
16 14 (5.43%) Web Services
17 13 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.20%) iPad
2 11 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.94%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.94%) User Experience
6 4 (1.55%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (1.55%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.55%) EPoS
6 4 (1.55%) PDA
6 4 (1.55%) Replication
7 3 (1.16%) Derivative
7 3 (1.16%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.16%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.16%) Spread Betting
8 2 (0.78%) Clustering
8 2 (0.78%) iPhone
8 2 (0.78%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 94 (36.43%) Windows
2 28 (10.85%) Android
3 27 (10.47%) Apple iOS
4 22 (8.53%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.04%) Linux
6 5 (1.94%) Unix
7 4 (1.55%) 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 46 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (15.89%) SDLC
3 39 (15.12%) MVC
4 38 (14.73%) Software Engineering
5 36 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (11.63%) Change Management
7 24 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 23 (8.91%) OO
9 22 (8.53%) Scrum
10 21 (8.14%) Unit Testing
11 20 (7.75%) DevOps
11 20 (7.75%) Test Automation
12 17 (6.59%) Migration
13 16 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (5.81%) Software Testing
15 12 (4.65%) OOP
16 11 (4.26%) Exploratory Testing
16 11 (4.26%) Test Scripting
16 11 (4.26%) Web Development
17 9 (3.49%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 258 (100.00%) VB
2 198 (76.74%) C#
3 150 (58.14%) SQL
4 117 (45.35%) VB.NET
5 62 (24.03%) T-SQL
6 47 (18.22%) JavaScript
7 36 (13.95%) C
8 25 (9.69%) C++
9 24 (9.30%) Ruby
10 17 (6.59%) Java
11 16 (6.20%) PHP
12 15 (5.81%) VBScript
13 10 (3.88%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.88%) VBA
14 9 (3.49%) Embedded C
14 9 (3.49%) Embedded C++
15 7 (2.71%) F#
15 7 (2.71%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.16%) Python
17 2 (0.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 32 (12.40%) Degree
2 10 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.10%) 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 (5.81%) QA
2 5 (1.94%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (3.49%) Firmware
2 8 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.10%) Puppet
2 6 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.33%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.02%) Oracle
3 11 (4.26%) Apple
3 11 (4.26%) Facebook
4 3 (1.16%) 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
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + flexible working + pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Unspecified highly flexible depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago