The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 112 94 117
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Permanent jobs citing VB6 17 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.86% 1.46% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 2.42% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 12
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,750 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB6
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1033 951 1167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 52.07% 60.50% 57.37%
Number of salaries quoted 868 817 1013
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
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 2 October 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 -23 10 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Macclesfield - 7 £42,500 -
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 47 (100.00%) VB
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (80.85%) VB.NET
3 29 (61.70%) XML
4 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
4 28 (59.57%) SQL
5 27 (57.45%) SQL Server
6 21 (44.68%) PHP
7 20 (42.55%) HTML
8 19 (40.43%) MODX
9 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
10 11 (23.40%) ITIL
11 10 (21.28%) DevExpress
12 9 (19.15%) OOP
12 9 (19.15%) OO
12 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
12 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
13 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
13 8 (17.02%) LiveLink
14 7 (14.89%) Degree
14 7 (14.89%) Release Management
15 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
15 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
15 5 (10.64%) Web Services
15 5 (10.64%) VBA
15 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
15 5 (10.64%) IIS
15 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
15 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 19 (40.43%) MODX
2 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
3 8 (17.02%) LiveLink
4 5 (10.64%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (57.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 34 (72.34%) .NET Developer
3 32 (68.09%) VB.NET Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Applications Support
5 9 (19.15%) Support Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (14.89%) Software Developer
7 5 (10.64%) VB6 Developer
7 5 (10.64%) VB Developer
7 5 (10.64%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Graduate
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (61.70%) XML
3 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
4 20 (42.55%) HTML
5 5 (10.64%) Web Services
5 5 (10.64%) Ajax
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.51%) COM
7 2 (4.26%) XSL
8 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) OOP
2 9 (19.15%) OO
3 7 (14.89%) Release Management
4 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.64%) Data Management
4 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
4 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) VB
2 38 (80.85%) VB.NET
3 28 (59.57%) SQL
4 21 (44.68%) PHP
5 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.64%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
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