The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 99 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB6 23 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.29% 1.44% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 2.62% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 33
Average salary £30,000 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.39% -6.42%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
920 954 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.51% 54.95% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 750 828 1241
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
North West

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VB6
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Cheshire region.

VB6 Salary Trend in Cheshire

VB6
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Cheshire

VB6
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -17 17 £30,000 -14.28%
Chester - 5 £35,000 - 1
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB6.

1 55 (100.00%) VB
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (72.73%) VB.NET
3 37 (67.27%) SQL
4 29 (52.73%) XML
5 24 (43.64%) PHP
6 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
7 22 (40.00%) MODX
7 22 (40.00%) HTML
7 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
9 17 (30.91%) ITIL
10 16 (29.09%) SharePoint
11 14 (25.45%) DevExpress
12 13 (23.64%) Release Management
12 13 (23.64%) LiveLink
12 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
13 12 (21.82%) Migration
14 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
14 8 (14.55%) Windows
14 8 (14.55%) OOP
14 8 (14.55%) OO
14 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
15 6 (10.91%) Firewall
15 6 (10.91%) VMware
15 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
15 6 (10.91%) Cisco
15 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
15 6 (10.91%) SOAP
15 6 (10.91%) Windows 8

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (40.00%) MODX
2 16 (29.09%) SharePoint
3 13 (23.64%) LiveLink
4 5 (9.09%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) PerformancePoint
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (61.82%) Developer
2 31 (56.36%) .NET Developer
3 29 (52.73%) VB.NET Developer
4 21 (38.18%) Applications Support
5 14 (25.45%) Analyst
5 14 (25.45%) Support Analyst
5 14 (25.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (14.55%) VB Developer
6 8 (14.55%) VB6 Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Applications Support Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Graduate
10 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (52.73%) XML
3 22 (40.00%) HTML
3 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.91%) SOAP
5 5 (9.09%) Web Services
5 5 (9.09%) Ajax
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.64%) XSL
8 1 (1.82%) COM
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
2 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) ITIL
2 13 (23.64%) Release Management
3 12 (21.82%) Migration
4 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
4 8 (14.55%) OOP
4 8 (14.55%) OO
5 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.64%) Time Management
5 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.64%) TDD
5 2 (3.64%) Data Management
5 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.64%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) VB
2 40 (72.73%) VB.NET
3 37 (67.27%) SQL
4 24 (43.64%) PHP
5 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.09%) C#
7 5 (9.09%) VBA
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.45%) DevExpress
3 6 (10.91%) VMware
3 6 (10.91%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle