The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 56 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB6 1 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% 1.46% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 2.24% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 10
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +18.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.59%
Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
251 312 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 56.79% 65.14% 59.20%
Number of salaries quoted 226 280 348
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +10.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
VB6
North West

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Billing
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft