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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 99 105 144
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +39
Permanent jobs citing VB6 18 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 0.51% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.10% 0.89% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 3
Average salary £42,500 £30,250 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.49% +31.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
857 902 1356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.56% 57.67% 64.63%
Number of salaries quoted 727 719 1180
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 - 11 £25,000 - 2
Macclesfield - 6 £42,500 -
Daresbury - 2 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £38,750 -
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) VB
2 30 (96.77%) VB.NET
2 30 (96.77%) .NET
3 27 (87.10%) SQL Server
4 19 (61.29%) ASP.NET
5 16 (51.61%) SQL
6 14 (45.16%) Degree
7 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
8 10 (32.26%) HTML
9 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle
10 7 (22.58%) CSS
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
10 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
10 7 (22.58%) C#
10 7 (22.58%) Scrum
10 7 (22.58%) NHibernate
10 7 (22.58%) AOP
10 7 (22.58%) Spring.NET
10 7 (22.58%) jQuery
10 7 (22.58%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (22.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
10 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
10 7 (22.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (22.58%) Node.js
10 7 (22.58%) RavenDB
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
1 7 (22.58%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (22.58%) Node.js
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) MODX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (87.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
2 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
2 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
2 7 (22.58%) RavenDB
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
2 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 20 (64.52%) .NET Developer
3 18 (58.06%) VB.NET Developer
4 15 (48.39%) Software Developer
5 12 (38.71%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
7 5 (16.13%) VB6 Developer
7 5 (16.13%) VB Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
8 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Lead Software Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 19 (61.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
4 10 (32.26%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) CSS
5 7 (22.58%) NHibernate
5 7 (22.58%) Spring.NET
5 7 (22.58%) jQuery
5 7 (22.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (19.35%) XML
7 4 (12.90%) COM
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Scrum
2 7 (22.58%) AOP
2 7 (22.58%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (12.90%) Data Management
3 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) OOP
5 1 (3.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) VB
2 30 (96.77%) VB.NET
3 16 (51.61%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 7 (22.58%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) DevExpress
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago