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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 33 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB6 3 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.74% 2.08% 7.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 6.25% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 9
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
33 128 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 19.19% 33.25% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 94 60
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 19 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) VB
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (14.29%) IIS

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) VB Developer
2 3 (42.86%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle