Period
to 24 May 2018

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 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 990 898 762
Rank change year-on-year -92 -136 -80
Permanent jobs citing VB6 179 248 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.27% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 157 204 493
UK median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,100 £30,150 £26,300
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% -1.30%

VB6 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 96,545 93,361 104,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.99% 55.14% 52.03%
Number of salaries quoted 80,511 79,320 90,180
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for VB6 in the UK

VB6
Top 15 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 6 months to 24 May 2018. 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
England -56 171 £42,500 +13.33% 38
UK excluding London -89 147 £42,500 +13.33% 33
South East +16 71 £43,500 +16.00% 3
North of England -38 38 £40,000 +14.29% 17
London +12 25 £52,500 -4.55% 7
North West -12 21 £45,000 +25.00% 11
Midlands -22 20 £30,000 -25.00% 6
Yorkshire +2 16 £40,000 +18.52% 4
East of England -4 10 £37,000 +19.35% 3
West Midlands -9 10 £30,000 -25.00% 5
East Midlands -12 10 £33,750 -10.00% 1
South West -27 6 £30,000 -16.67% 2
Wales +13 1 £32,500 -3.70%
Scotland -35 1 £31,500 -16.00% 2
North East -43 1 £40,000 +14.29% 2

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VB6.

1 179 (100.00%) VB
2 159 (88.83%) C#
3 155 (86.59%) .NET
4 126 (70.39%) SQL
5 106 (59.22%) VB.NET
6 97 (54.19%) SQL Server
7 86 (48.04%) ASP.NET
8 70 (39.11%) HTML
8 70 (39.11%) JavaScript
8 70 (39.11%) Microsoft
9 67 (37.43%) CSS
10 55 (30.73%) Oracle
10 55 (30.73%) WinForms
11 53 (29.61%) MVC
12 50 (27.93%) WCF
12 50 (27.93%) jQuery
13 48 (26.82%) T-SQL
14 47 (26.26%) Team Foundation Server
15 46 (25.70%) ASP.NET Web API
15 46 (25.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 46 (25.70%) XML
16 42 (23.46%) Windows
17 40 (22.35%) PL/SQL
18 38 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
19 36 (20.11%) Migration
19 36 (20.11%) JSON
19 36 (20.11%) SDLC
19 36 (20.11%) CSS3
20 34 (18.99%) Visual Studio
21 30 (16.76%) .NET Framework

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 12 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.03%) IIS
3 5 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (2.79%) WordPress
4 3 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.12%) Apache
5 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Drupal
6 1 (0.56%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.91%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.56%) LibreOffice
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.23%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.56%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.79%) SaaS
3 2 (1.12%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.59%) HTTP
2 3 (1.68%) Wireless
3 1 (0.56%) AMQP
3 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.56%) NFC
3 1 (0.56%) RFID
3 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (54.19%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.53%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (6.70%) Oracle Database
6 12 (6.70%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (5.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.79%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.79%) OLAP
10 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.68%) MS Access
11 3 (1.68%) MySQL
11 3 (1.68%) OLTP
11 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (26.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (25.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 34 (18.99%) Visual Studio
4 16 (8.94%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Blend
6 4 (2.23%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.12%) Selenium
8 2 (1.12%) Subversion
8 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.56%) CA Gen
9 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.56%) JMeter
9 1 (0.56%) Maven
9 1 (0.56%) MSTest
9 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (11.17%) Finance
2 15 (8.38%) Back Office
3 8 (4.47%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.91%) Retail
5 4 (2.23%) Law
6 3 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.12%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 148 (82.68%) Developer
2 96 (53.63%) .NET Developer
3 88 (49.16%) C# Developer
4 64 (35.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (18.44%) Software Developer
6 29 (16.20%) VB Developer
7 28 (15.64%) VB.NET Developer
8 26 (14.53%) VB6 Developer
9 23 (12.85%) C# Software Developer
10 21 (11.73%) ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (11.17%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 16 (8.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (6.15%) .NET Software Developer
14 8 (4.47%) .NET Team Leader
14 8 (4.47%) Analyst
14 8 (4.47%) Team Leader
14 8 (4.47%) VB.NET Team Leader
15 7 (3.91%) HTML Developer
15 7 (3.91%) SQL Developer
15 7 (3.91%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (86.59%) .NET
2 86 (48.04%) ASP.NET
3 70 (39.11%) HTML
4 67 (37.43%) CSS
5 55 (30.73%) WinForms
6 50 (27.93%) jQuery
6 50 (27.93%) WCF
7 46 (25.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 46 (25.70%) XML
8 36 (20.11%) CSS3
8 36 (20.11%) JSON
9 30 (16.76%) .NET Framework
10 29 (16.20%) Ajax
11 27 (15.08%) Razor View Engine
12 21 (11.73%) RESTful
13 20 (11.17%) AngularJS
13 20 (11.17%) HTML5
14 15 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (8.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (7.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.61%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.82%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.47%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.91%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.79%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.23%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (2.23%) Life Science
6 4 (2.23%) LIMS
6 4 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.23%) NHS
7 3 (1.68%) PDA
8 2 (1.12%) Derivative
8 2 (1.12%) Replication
8 2 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.56%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.46%) Windows
2 19 (10.61%) Windows Phone
2 19 (10.61%) Windows Phone 8
3 9 (5.03%) Android
4 6 (3.35%) Unix
5 4 (2.23%) Linux
5 4 (2.23%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.61%) MVC
2 38 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (20.11%) Migration
3 36 (20.11%) SDLC
4 21 (11.73%) Unit Testing
4 21 (11.73%) Web Development
5 19 (10.61%) Requirements Analysis
6 16 (8.94%) Software Engineering
7 14 (7.82%) Scrum
8 13 (7.26%) Customer Requirements
8 13 (7.26%) Test Automation
9 12 (6.70%) Data Migration
9 12 (6.70%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (6.15%) ERP
10 11 (6.15%) Prototyping
10 11 (6.15%) System Testing
11 10 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (5.59%) Mentoring
11 10 (5.59%) Software Architecture
11 10 (5.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 179 (100.00%) VB
2 159 (88.83%) C#
3 126 (70.39%) SQL
4 106 (59.22%) VB.NET
5 70 (39.11%) JavaScript
6 48 (26.82%) T-SQL
7 40 (22.35%) PL/SQL
8 18 (10.06%) Java
8 18 (10.06%) VBA
9 10 (5.59%) XAML
10 9 (5.03%) C
11 8 (4.47%) C++
12 7 (3.91%) VBScript
13 5 (2.79%) ANSI SQL
14 4 (2.23%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.23%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.68%) PHP
15 3 (1.68%) Python
16 2 (1.12%) Delphi
16 2 (1.12%) F#
Qualifications
1 22 (12.29%) Degree
2 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.68%) HNC
4 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.12%) HND
4 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) GAMP
2 7 (3.91%) PMO
3 2 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) ZENworks
2 1 (0.56%) Graylog
2 1 (0.56%) Nagios
2 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (39.11%) Microsoft
2 55 (30.73%) Oracle
3 9 (5.03%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.23%) Sage
4 4 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.68%) Capita
5 3 (1.68%) Google
5 3 (1.68%) SAP
6 1 (0.56%) BEA
6 1 (0.56%) IBM
6 1 (0.56%) Informatica
6 1 (0.56%) Pega
6 1 (0.56%) Perforce
6 1 (0.56%) Telerik
6 1 (0.56%) webMethods