The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 49 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB6 13 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.76% 2.70% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.14% 3.89% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 3
Average salary £27,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.63% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
314 386 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 66.67% 69.55% 53.62%
Number of salaries quoted 280 350 231
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Lancashire

VB6
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -6 1 £38,000 +9.35% 1
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) VB
2 20 (90.91%) VB.NET
3 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 14 (63.64%) C#
5 11 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 9 (40.91%) Release Management
8 8 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
9 7 (31.82%) Windows
10 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (27.27%) CRM
10 6 (27.27%) SOAP
10 6 (27.27%) Web Services
10 6 (27.27%) Java
10 6 (27.27%) QA
10 6 (27.27%) PDA
10 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (27.27%) Billing
10 6 (27.27%) Time Management
10 6 (27.27%) Software Architecture
10 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (22.73%) Android Development
11 5 (22.73%) Android
11 5 (22.73%) Subversion
11 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
11 5 (22.73%) VPN

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Subversion
1 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (40.91%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Software Developer
5 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Software Support Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) VB Developer
5 5 (22.73%) VB6 Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 6 (27.27%) SOAP
3 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 3 (13.64%) XHTML
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Release Management
2 8 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) CRM
3 6 (27.27%) Time Management
3 6 (27.27%) Software Architecture
4 5 (22.73%) Android Development
4 5 (22.73%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) OOD
5 3 (13.64%) OOP
5 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) VB
2 20 (90.91%) VB.NET
3 14 (63.64%) C#
4 11 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
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