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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK
Rank 738 693 563
Rank change year-on-year -45 -130  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 129 274 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.51% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 99 249 362
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year - -1.31%  

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 46232 53254 53714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.43% 51.56% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39302 45895 45662
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -36 123 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Yorkshire +19 20 £37,500 +15.38% 3
South East +17 19 £38,750 -13.88% 4
West Yorkshire +29 17 £35,000 +7.69% 1
North West -27 17 £36,000 -7.09% 2
South West -5 15 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Manchester -13 15 £36,000 -37.39% 1
West Midlands +31 14 £40,000 +25.98%
London +39 13 £50,000 - 5
Leeds +20 13 £38,250 +9.28%
Oldham - 10 - -
North East +13 9 £35,000 +7.69% 1
East Midlands +4 9 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Shropshire +12 8 £40,000 -
Telford +4 8 £40,000 -
East of England +25 7 £31,000 -22.50%
Nottingham +12 6 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 6 £37,500 - 1
Durham +5 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Hampshire +13 5 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Bristol 0 5 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Peterborough - 5 £31,000 -
Southampton - 5 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £31,000 -
Surrey +41 4 £43,250 -17.61%
Stockton-on-Tees +2 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Brighton -15 4 £50,000 +11.11%
East Sussex -22 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Kent - 4 £36,250 -
Worcestershire - 4 £55,000 -

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 253 (100.00%) VB
2 226 (89.33%) .NET
3 191 (75.49%) C#
4 141 (55.73%) SQL Server
5 125 (49.41%) VB.NET
6 124 (49.01%) SQL
7 104 (41.11%) ASP.NET
8 94 (37.15%) Windows
9 86 (33.99%) Microsoft
10 84 (33.20%) HTML
11 70 (27.67%) Visual Studio
12 69 (27.27%) JavaScript
12 69 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
13 64 (25.30%) .NET Framework
14 61 (24.11%) CSS
15 56 (22.13%) T-SQL
16 46 (18.18%) MVC
17 43 (17.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 43 (17.00%) MS Excel
18 42 (16.60%) Scrum
19 40 (15.81%) SDLC
20 39 (15.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 38 (15.02%) Software Engineering
21 38 (15.02%) Degree
22 36 (14.23%) Finance
22 36 (14.23%) XML
23 35 (13.83%) HTML5
24 33 (13.04%) OO
25 31 (12.25%) Ajax
25 31 (12.25%) MySQL

VB6
Top Related 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 26 (10.28%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.72%) IIS
3 16 (6.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (5.14%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (3.56%) Apache
5 9 (3.56%) JBoss
6 5 (1.98%) K2 blackpearl
7 4 (1.58%) CMS
8 3 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.79%) LiveLink
9 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.79%) WordPress
10 1 (0.40%) Drupal
10 1 (0.40%) FileNet
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (17.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.77%) Temenos T24
2 5 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Line 500
3 1 (0.40%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.40%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.79%) Office 365
2 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.58%) DHCP
1 4 (1.58%) DNS
2 2 (0.79%) 3G
2 2 (0.79%) 4G
2 2 (0.79%) HTTP
2 2 (0.79%) Intranet
2 2 (0.79%) SMTP
2 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.79%) VoIP
2 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.40%) Extranet
3 1 (0.40%) FTP
3 1 (0.40%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (0.40%) SAN
3 1 (0.40%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (55.73%) SQL Server
2 43 (17.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (15.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (12.25%) Crystal Reports
4 31 (12.25%) MySQL
5 16 (6.32%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (4.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (4.35%) MS Access
9 10 (3.95%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.95%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (3.56%) JasperReports
11 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.58%) Big Data
13 4 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
14 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 70 (27.67%) Visual Studio
2 25 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (9.09%) Subversion
4 15 (5.93%) CruiseControl
4 15 (5.93%) MSBuild
5 9 (3.56%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.98%) JIRA
7 4 (1.58%) TestComplete
8 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.40%) Redmine
10 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 36 (14.23%) Finance
2 15 (5.93%) Electronics
3 10 (3.95%) Advertising
4 9 (3.56%) Retail
5 7 (2.77%) Legal
6 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.98%) Marketing
7 4 (1.58%) Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 176 (69.57%) Developer
2 89 (35.18%) .NET Developer
3 57 (22.53%) C# Developer
4 53 (20.95%) VB Developer
5 47 (18.58%) Software Developer
6 45 (17.79%) VB6 Developer
7 44 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (12.65%) VB.NET Developer
9 28 (11.07%) .NET Software Developer
10 21 (8.30%) C# Software Developer
10 21 (8.30%) SQL Developer
11 19 (7.51%) ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (7.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (7.11%) Software Engineer
13 15 (5.93%) Senior Developer
14 13 (5.14%) Analyst
15 12 (4.74%) Applications Support
16 11 (4.35%) Applications Developer
16 11 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 11 (4.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (89.33%) .NET
2 104 (41.11%) ASP.NET
3 84 (33.20%) HTML
4 64 (25.30%) .NET Framework
5 61 (24.11%) CSS
6 36 (14.23%) XML
7 35 (13.83%) HTML5
8 31 (12.25%) Ajax
9 30 (11.86%) WinForms
10 29 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (10.28%) Entity Framework
12 24 (9.49%) Classic ASP
12 24 (9.49%) WCF
12 24 (9.49%) Web Services
13 22 (8.70%) jQuery
14 19 (7.51%) CSS3
14 19 (7.51%) WPF
15 18 (7.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (6.72%) ActiveX
17 14 (5.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.93%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.16%) AS400
3 8 (3.16%) iPad
3 8 (3.16%) iSeries
3 8 (3.16%) Mainframe
3 8 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.98%) User Experience
6 4 (1.58%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (1.58%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.19%) Online Gambling
8 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.79%) Clustering
8 2 (0.79%) iPhone
8 2 (0.79%) Replication
8 2 (0.79%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.40%) EPoS
9 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 94 (37.15%) Windows
2 17 (6.72%) Linux
3 13 (5.14%) Android
4 12 (4.74%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.74%) Unix
5 11 (4.35%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.58%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.79%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.40%) AIX
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.18%) MVC
3 42 (16.60%) Scrum
4 40 (15.81%) SDLC
5 38 (15.02%) Software Engineering
6 33 (13.04%) OO
7 23 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (8.70%) TDD
8 22 (8.70%) Web Development
9 20 (7.91%) Change Management
10 19 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (7.51%) Unit Testing
11 18 (7.11%) OOP
12 13 (5.14%) Service Management
13 11 (4.35%) Asset Management
13 11 (4.35%) Feasibility Study
13 11 (4.35%) IT Strategy
13 11 (4.35%) Validation
13 11 (4.35%) Workflow
14 10 (3.95%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 253 (100.00%) VB
2 191 (75.49%) C#
3 125 (49.41%) VB.NET
4 124 (49.01%) SQL
5 69 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 56 (22.13%) T-SQL
7 27 (10.67%) VBA
8 26 (10.28%) C++
9 23 (9.09%) PowerShell
10 22 (8.70%) C
11 18 (7.11%) PHP
12 17 (6.72%) Java
12 17 (6.72%) VBScript
13 11 (4.35%) Embedded C
13 11 (4.35%) Embedded C++
14 8 (3.16%) Ruby
15 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.79%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (15.02%) Degree
2 17 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.37%) HND
5 6 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.53%) QA
2 11 (4.35%) HL7
3 2 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.35%) Firmware
2 8 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.79%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.79%) XenApp
6 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.37%) Puppet
2 4 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.79%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (33.99%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.09%) Oracle
3 10 (3.95%) SAP
4 8 (3.16%) Nintex
5 7 (2.77%) jBASE
5 7 (2.77%) Temenos
6 5 (1.98%) VMware
7 4 (1.58%) Apple
7 4 (1.58%) Facebook
8 2 (0.79%) Acronis
8 2 (0.79%) Adobe
8 2 (0.79%) Citrix
8 2 (0.79%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.79%) OpenText
8 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco
9 1 (0.40%) HP
9 1 (0.40%) Sage
9 1 (0.40%) Telerik
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Avonmouth, Bristol
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
PS Computer Services
Salary: £32k per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Mills Goodwin Talent Network
Salary: Pension & holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
North London
aap3
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Middlesbrough
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
North London
aap3
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago