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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 39 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing VB6 9 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.38% 7.45% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.32% 14.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 0
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 81 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 32.54% 50.31% 62.91%
Number of salaries quoted 90 62 116
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,374 £37,500 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Halifax

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) VB
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) Web Services
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) IIS
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) WCF
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) IBM
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) Classic ASP
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 2 (14.29%) Web Development
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (7.14%) CSLA.NET

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (35.71%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) WCF
3 3 (21.43%) Classic ASP
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) CSLA.NET
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Infragistics