Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 926 925 742
Rank change year-on-year -1 -183 -101
Permanent jobs citing VB6 242 256 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.28% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 193 218 557
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -1.30% -3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 96,355 92,882 108,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.55% 53.21% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 80,464 79,765 93,199
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VB6 in the UK

VB6
Top 13 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 22 January 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 +3 235 £42,500 +10.39% 33
UK excluding London -5 206 £40,000 +6.67% 29
South East +23 59 £45,000 -5.26% 10
East of England +55 48 £42,500 +23.19% 4
North of England -28 46 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Midlands -26 41 £35,000 -6.67% 6
London -15 36 £42,500 -19.05% 4
Yorkshire +16 25 £40,000 +6.67% 7
West Midlands +5 25 £40,000 +12.68% 4
North West -14 21 £38,750 +3.33% 2
East Midlands -19 16 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Scotland -32 7 £33,500 +16.52%
South West -8 5 £30,000 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 242 (100.00%) VB
2 197 (81.40%) C#
3 193 (79.75%) .NET
4 167 (69.01%) SQL
5 139 (57.44%) SQL Server
6 107 (44.21%) VB.NET
7 97 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
8 94 (38.84%) ASP.NET
9 88 (36.36%) JavaScript
10 86 (35.54%) HTML
11 67 (27.69%) CSS
12 61 (25.21%) T-SQL
13 55 (22.73%) Oracle
14 51 (21.07%) WinForms
15 50 (20.66%) Web Development
15 50 (20.66%) Microsoft
16 46 (19.01%) Software Engineering
17 44 (18.18%) SDLC
18 43 (17.77%) HTML5
18 43 (17.77%) Scrum
19 40 (16.53%) XML
20 39 (16.12%) MVC
21 36 (14.88%) Java
22 33 (13.64%) .NET Framework
22 33 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
23 32 (13.22%) JSON
23 32 (13.22%) Windows
23 32 (13.22%) AngularJS
23 32 (13.22%) ASP.NET Web API
24 30 (12.40%) CSS3

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 8 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.07%) IIS
3 4 (1.65%) WordPress
4 3 (1.24%) Confluence
5 2 (0.83%) Apache
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (5.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.41%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.44%) GitHub
3 12 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.79%) Wireless
2 3 (1.24%) SMS
3 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.83%) VoIP
4 1 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (57.44%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.79%) OLTP
3 14 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.72%) MySQL
6 9 (3.72%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.07%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.24%) OLAP
10 2 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.83%) MS Access
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (11.16%) Visual Studio
3 18 (7.44%) TeamCity
4 15 (6.20%) Git (software)
5 14 (5.79%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (4.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (2.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.65%) JIRA
9 1 (0.41%) CA Gen
9 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.41%) Log4Net
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.41%) Subversion
9 1 (0.41%) Toad
General
1 28 (11.57%) Finance
2 19 (7.85%) Back Office
3 17 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (4.96%) Retail
6 11 (4.55%) Billing
7 8 (3.31%) Electronics
8 5 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 217 (89.67%) Developer
2 91 (37.60%) .NET Developer
3 81 (33.47%) C# Developer
4 64 (26.45%) VB Developer
5 60 (24.79%) VB6 Developer
6 58 (23.97%) Software Developer
7 40 (16.53%) VB.NET Developer
8 36 (14.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (10.74%) C# Software Developer
10 25 (10.33%) Senior Developer
11 23 (9.50%) HTML Developer
11 23 (9.50%) Software Engineer
11 23 (9.50%) Web Developer
12 22 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
13 21 (8.68%) C# VB.NET Developer
14 19 (7.85%) SQL Developer
15 17 (7.02%) VB Software Engineer
16 16 (6.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 11 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
18 10 (4.13%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (79.75%) .NET
2 94 (38.84%) ASP.NET
3 86 (35.54%) HTML
4 67 (27.69%) CSS
5 51 (21.07%) WinForms
6 43 (17.77%) HTML5
7 40 (16.53%) XML
8 33 (13.64%) .NET Framework
9 32 (13.22%) AngularJS
9 32 (13.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (13.22%) JSON
10 30 (12.40%) CSS3
11 29 (11.98%) Classic ASP
12 28 (11.57%) jQuery
13 24 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (9.50%) Entity Framework
15 22 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (7.85%) Web Services
17 17 (7.02%) COM
17 17 (7.02%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.79%) PDA
4 11 (4.55%) Life Science
5 8 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.89%) Replication
7 5 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.24%) NHS
9 3 (1.24%) User Experience
10 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.83%) EPoS
11 1 (0.41%) AS400
11 1 (0.41%) Derivative
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.41%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.22%) Windows
2 9 (3.72%) Android
3 8 (3.31%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.48%) Unix
5 5 (2.07%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (20.66%) Web Development
3 46 (19.01%) Software Engineering
4 44 (18.18%) SDLC
5 43 (17.77%) Scrum
6 39 (16.12%) MVC
7 20 (8.26%) Test Automation
8 16 (6.61%) Unit Testing
9 15 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (6.20%) Robotic Control
10 14 (5.79%) Migration
11 12 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (4.96%) Workflow
12 10 (4.13%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (4.13%) TDD
12 10 (4.13%) Translating Business Requirements
13 9 (3.72%) Change Management
13 9 (3.72%) OO
13 9 (3.72%) Project Management
14 8 (3.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 242 (100.00%) VB
2 197 (81.40%) C#
3 167 (69.01%) SQL
4 107 (44.21%) VB.NET
5 88 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 61 (25.21%) T-SQL
7 36 (14.88%) Java
8 25 (10.33%) C++
9 23 (9.50%) VBScript
10 20 (8.26%) C
11 18 (7.44%) F#
11 18 (7.44%) PL/SQL
12 11 (4.55%) VBA
13 8 (3.31%) Ruby
14 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.24%) Delphi
15 3 (1.24%) Python
15 3 (1.24%) XAML
16 2 (0.83%) PHP
16 2 (0.83%) RPG
Qualifications
1 26 (10.74%) Degree
2 6 (2.48%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.24%) MCP
5 3 (1.24%) MCSD
6 1 (0.41%) HNC
6 1 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.79%) QA
2 3 (1.24%) PMBOK
2 3 (1.24%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.41%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 55 (22.73%) Oracle
2 50 (20.66%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.07%) Capita
3 5 (2.07%) Google
4 2 (0.83%) QAD
4 2 (0.83%) SAP
5 1 (0.41%) BEA
5 1 (0.41%) HP
5 1 (0.41%) IFS
5 1 (0.41%) Informatica
5 1 (0.41%) Pega
5 1 (0.41%) Telerik
5 1 (0.41%) webMethods
5 1 (0.41%) Xamarin