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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 112 109 135
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Permanent jobs citing VB6 15 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 0.71% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 1.15% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 5
Average salary £42,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.78% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
901 1045 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.00% 61.62% 64.15%
Number of salaries quoted 789 854 1254
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Macclesfield +6 7 £42,500 +49.12% 1
Warrington - 7 £27,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £38,750 -
Daresbury - 1 - -
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (96.88%) VB.NET
2 31 (96.88%) .NET
3 27 (84.38%) SQL Server
4 24 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 17 (53.13%) SQL
6 14 (43.75%) Degree
7 11 (34.38%) XML
8 9 (28.13%) HTML
8 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
8 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (18.75%) Data Management
10 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 5 (15.63%) PHP
11 5 (15.63%) MODX
11 5 (15.63%) COM
12 4 (12.50%) C#
13 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (9.38%) Node.js
13 3 (9.38%) jQuery
13 3 (9.38%) Spring.NET
13 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
13 3 (9.38%) CSS
13 3 (9.38%) NHibernate
13 3 (9.38%) AOP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (15.63%) MODX
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (9.38%) Node.js
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (84.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.38%) RavenDB
4 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 24 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 23 (71.88%) VB.NET Developer
4 14 (43.75%) Software Developer
5 12 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (21.88%) VB6 Developer
6 7 (21.88%) VB Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) .NET
2 24 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (34.38%) XML
4 9 (28.13%) HTML
4 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
5 5 (15.63%) COM
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) jQuery
6 3 (9.38%) Spring.NET
6 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (9.38%) NHibernate
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Data Management
2 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
2 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (9.38%) Scrum
3 3 (9.38%) AOP
4 2 (6.25%) TDD
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) OOP
4 2 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (96.88%) VB.NET
3 17 (53.13%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.63%) PHP
6 4 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) DevExpress
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago