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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 54 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.63% - 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% - 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £33,000 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +5.00%
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
269 249 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 56.04% 58.31% 60.26%
Number of salaries quoted 243 229 245
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £42,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 5 (62.50%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (50.00%) PDA
5 4 (50.00%) QA
5 4 (50.00%) Time Management
5 4 (50.00%) Android
5 4 (50.00%) Software Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) Service Management
6 3 (37.50%) SOAP
6 3 (37.50%) Web Services
7 2 (25.00%) XML
7 2 (25.00%) UML
7 2 (25.00%) CSS
7 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (25.00%) HTML
7 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) WCF

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Time Management
1 4 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 4 (50.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
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