The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 56 36
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 0.23% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.36% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £23,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.80%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
185 281 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 66.79% 65.65% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 143 183 107
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB6
Cheshire

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VB6
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Chester region.

VB6 Salary Trend in Chester

VB6
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSL
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) Speech Recognition
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) Android Development
3 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) VBA
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSL
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Speech Recognition
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
1 3 (60.00%) Android Development
1 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) VBA
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL