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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 27 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB6 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.75% 2.11% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 3.33% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
60 90 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 37.50% 63.38% 49.74%
Number of salaries quoted 60 80 81
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) VB
2 12 (85.71%) Web Services
3 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 9 (64.29%) SQL
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle
6 7 (50.00%) Finance
7 6 (42.86%) WCF
7 6 (42.86%) XML
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 4 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (28.57%) IIS
9 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 4 (28.57%) Project Management
9 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 2 (14.29%) E-Learning
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (14.29%) ReSharper
10 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (14.29%) SOAP
10 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
11 1 (7.14%) MVC

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (14.29%) ReSharper
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle