Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK

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 27 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 863 938 1124
Rank change year-on-year +75 +186 -239
Permanent jobs citing VB6 46 25 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.026% 0.070%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.059% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 42 24 51
10th Percentile £46,150 £40,000 -
25th Percentile £57,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £83,438 £60,000
90th Percentile - £97,500 £60,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +26.32% - +2.70%

All Programming Languages
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 33,459 42,172 89,979
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 32.75% 43.06% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 25,024 27,148 43,615
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,938 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,635 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.48% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 May 2024.

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 27 May 2024. 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
Jobs
England +101 45 £60,000 +14.29% 8
UK excluding London +20 43 £60,000 +26.32% 7
Work from Home +76 36 £60,000 -30.43% 5
North of England +61 16 £60,000 +20.00%
Midlands +6 16 £60,000 +41.18% 3
North West - 11 £60,000 -
West Midlands +10 9 £60,000 +41.18% 3
East Midlands - 7 £60,000 -
East of England +5 6 £75,000 +30.43% 4
Yorkshire +72 5 £60,000 +20.00%
South East -3 4 £50,000 +8.11%
London +93 3 £46,000 -51.58% 1
Scotland - 1 £60,000 -

VB6
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (60.87%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 28 (60.87%) Azure
1 28 (60.87%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (63.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (60.87%) Jasmine
1 28 (60.87%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (13.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Aerospace
2 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Finance
4 3 (6.52%) Social Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 29 (63.04%) C# Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Lead
4 6 (13.04%) Development Team Leader
4 6 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Actuarial Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Industrial Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (97.83%) .NET
2 31 (67.39%) ASP.NET
3 28 (60.87%) AngularJS
3 28 (60.87%) JSON
3 28 (60.87%) REST
3 28 (60.87%) RxJS
3 28 (60.87%) Sass
3 28 (60.87%) SOAP
3 28 (60.87%) Web Services
3 28 (60.87%) XML
3 28 (60.87%) XML Schema
4 3 (6.52%) Blazor
5 1 (2.17%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Legacy Applications
2 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.17%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (2.17%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Customer Service
1 28 (60.87%) DevOps
1 28 (60.87%) Unit Testing
1 28 (60.87%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (13.04%) Agile
2 6 (13.04%) Collaborative Culture
2 6 (13.04%) Commercial Awareness
2 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (13.04%) Line Management
2 6 (13.04%) People Management
2 6 (13.04%) Scrum
2 6 (13.04%) SDLC
2 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (13.04%) Use Case
3 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.52%) Migration
4 3 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (6.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) VB
2 36 (78.26%) SQL
3 35 (76.09%) VB.NET
4 33 (71.74%) C#
5 28 (60.87%) JavaScript
5 28 (60.87%) T-SQL
5 28 (60.87%) TypeScript
6 4 (8.70%) C++
6 4 (8.70%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (73.91%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Microsoft