Period
to 20 September 2020

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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 662 946 1009
Rank change year-on-year +284 +63 -50
Permanent jobs citing VB6 36 146 160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.10% 0.096%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 35 137 151
Median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28,879 75,554 93,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.85% 53.48% 55.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24,159 61,748 77,360
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in the UK

VB6
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB6.

Salary trend for VB6 in the UK

VB6
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB6 over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Salary histogram for VB6 in the UK

VB6
Top 10 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 20 September 2020. 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 +287 33 £40,000 -9.09% 11
UK excluding London +244 32 £40,000 - 8
South East +218 23 £44,250 +14.94% 3
South West +128 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Midlands +123 4 £36,250 -9.38% 3
West Midlands +93 4 £36,250 -9.38% 1
Work from Home +63 4 £40,000 -23.81% 4
London +234 1 £57,500 - 3
North of England +170 1 £37,500 -1.96% 2
North West +112 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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 36 (100.00%) VB
2 33 (91.67%) .NET
3 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 27 (75.00%) SQL
4 24 (66.67%) C#
5 22 (61.11%) Windows
6 20 (55.56%) Visual Studio
7 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
9 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
9 16 (44.44%) .NET Framework
10 14 (38.89%) XML
10 14 (38.89%) OO
11 13 (36.11%) MVC
11 13 (36.11%) CSS
11 13 (36.11%) HTML
11 13 (36.11%) Oracle
11 13 (36.11%) Entity Framework
12 12 (33.33%) jQuery
12 12 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
13 11 (30.56%) IIS
13 11 (30.56%) OOP
13 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Excel
13 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (30.56%) Azure
14 10 (27.78%) Ajax
14 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL
14 10 (27.78%) VB.NET
14 10 (27.78%) Finance

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 11 (30.56%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP MII
1 2 (5.56%) SAP MM
1 2 (5.56%) SAP PP
1 2 (5.56%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Power Platform
3 2 (5.56%) npm
4 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) FTP
2 1 (2.78%) Modbus
2 1 (2.78%) RS-232
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (8.33%) Power BI
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.78%) DTS
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
6 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.78%) NUnit
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (22.22%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (22.22%) HTML Developer
4 8 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (19.44%) Programmer
6 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Control Software Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) VB Developer
8 3 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) SAP MM Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) SAP MM Business Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
3 16 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 14 (38.89%) XML
5 13 (36.11%) CSS
5 13 (36.11%) Entity Framework
5 13 (36.11%) HTML
6 12 (33.33%) jQuery
7 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (27.78%) Ajax
9 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (22.22%) Kendo UI
10 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (13.89%) Web Services
10 5 (13.89%) WPF
11 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 4 (11.11%) Silverlight
11 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.78%) Life Science
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) OO
3 13 (36.11%) MVC
4 12 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (30.56%) OOP
6 10 (27.78%) DevOps
7 9 (25.00%) Scrum
8 5 (13.89%) Fintech
8 5 (13.89%) SDLC
8 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Image Processing
9 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
10 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.33%) TDD
10 3 (8.33%) Time Management
11 2 (5.56%) CRUD
11 2 (5.56%) Deployment Automation
11 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) VB
2 27 (75.00%) SQL
3 24 (66.67%) C#
4 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 10 (27.78%) VB.NET
6 5 (13.89%) Java
7 3 (8.33%) Perl
7 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.56%) TypeScript
8 2 (5.56%) VBScript
9 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) Telerik
4 2 (5.56%) SAP