The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 50 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB6 8 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.90% 1.04% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 1.68% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 3
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
VB6
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
255 297 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.43% 61.49% 55.26%
Number of salaries quoted 219 233 198
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,961 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VB6
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Lancashire

VB6
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +8 8 £42,500 +21.42%
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) SDLC
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) OO
4 5 (55.56%) OOD
4 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (55.56%) WCF
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
4 5 (55.56%) NoSQL

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
1 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
1 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) AccuRev
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Web Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Web Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
3 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Development Team Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (55.56%) WCF
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) OOD
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) RPG
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft