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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 102 92 126
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +34
Permanent jobs citing VB6 18 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.05% 1.80% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.05% 3.29% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 8
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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
880 972 1088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.34% 54.58% 59.32%
Number of salaries quoted 709 755 909
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -5 10 £47,500 +46.15%
Wilmslow - 6 £34,750 -
Daresbury +2 1 - -
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 35 (100.00%) VB
2 28 (80.00%) SQL
2 28 (80.00%) .NET
3 27 (77.14%) VB.NET
4 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 13 (37.14%) .NET Framework
5 13 (37.14%) CSS
5 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
5 13 (37.14%) C#
5 13 (37.14%) HTML
6 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (31.43%) AOP
7 11 (31.43%) Scrum
7 11 (31.43%) jQuery
7 11 (31.43%) Spring.NET
7 11 (31.43%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (31.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (31.43%) MongoDB
7 11 (31.43%) NoSQL
7 11 (31.43%) Entity Framework
7 11 (31.43%) Node.js
7 11 (31.43%) RavenDB
7 11 (31.43%) Oracle
7 11 (31.43%) SharePoint
7 11 (31.43%) RDBMS
7 11 (31.43%) NHibernate
7 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
7 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
8 9 (25.71%) Windows
9 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (31.43%) SharePoint
1 11 (31.43%) SharePoint 2010
1 11 (31.43%) Node.js
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (31.43%) RDBMS
2 11 (31.43%) MongoDB
2 11 (31.43%) NoSQL
2 11 (31.43%) RavenDB
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
2 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 11 (31.43%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 6 (17.14%) VB6 Developer
6 6 (17.14%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (17.14%) VB Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Lead Software Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) CSS
2 13 (37.14%) .NET Framework
2 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 11 (31.43%) NHibernate
3 11 (31.43%) jQuery
3 11 (31.43%) Spring.NET
3 11 (31.43%) Entity Framework
4 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) COM
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Scrum
2 11 (31.43%) AOP
2 11 (31.43%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (14.29%) TDD
4 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.86%) OOP
6 1 (2.86%) OO
6 1 (2.86%) Data Management
6 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) VB
2 28 (80.00%) SQL
3 27 (77.14%) VB.NET
4 13 (37.14%) C#
4 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.14%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Delphi
6 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco