The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 30 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.47% - 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.14% - 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 61 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 34.16% 46.92% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 67 53 73
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
West Yorkshire

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

VB6
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Halifax

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) VB
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) IIS
4 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (40.00%) WCF
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (20.00%) Classic ASP
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) IBM
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) Internet
8 2 (13.33%) SOAP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 7 (46.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (13.33%) ReSharper
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) WCF
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) Classic ASP
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago