The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 33 44
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - 1.83% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 8.11% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 8
Average salary - £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
VB6
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
64 37 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 48.12% 22.56% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 59 35 98
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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