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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 98 99 112
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB6 6 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% 1.04% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 2.19% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 7
Average salary £28,500 £40,625 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.84% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
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
652 867 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 49.02% 47.66% 56.53%
Number of salaries quoted 569 727 713
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -3 1 £40,000 +60.00% 1
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) VB
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) C#
5 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
6 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
6 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 6 (42.86%) OOP
6 6 (42.86%) OO
6 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Legal
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.14%) HTML5
9 1 (7.14%) Node.js
9 1 (7.14%) REST
9 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 1 (7.14%) TDD
9 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) WCF

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) .NET Developer
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (42.86%) Junior
4 6 (42.86%) Junior .NET Developer
4 6 (42.86%) Junior Developer
5 4 (28.57%) VB Developer
5 4 (28.57%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (21.43%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) CGI
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
1 6 (42.86%) OO
1 6 (42.86%) OOP
1 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Infragistics
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