The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - 27
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - - 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
VB6
North East

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

Programming Languages Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 71 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 41.77% 62.83% 59.23%
Number of salaries quoted 47 65 64
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

VB6
Salary Trend in Durham

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Durham

VB6
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Durham 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%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Bitbucket
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Handlebars
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Durham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) VB Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) CSS3
1 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (80.00%) Handlebars
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Microservices
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript