The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 40 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.85% - 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% - 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £35,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB6
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
137 126 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.74% 50.20% 70.26%
Number of salaries quoted 89 105 120
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Chester

VB6
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) VBA
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) XSL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Windows

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL