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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 56 51
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.66% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.12% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 10
Average salary - £31,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.86%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
300 268 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 59.52% 59.16% 64.77%
Number of salaries quoted 285 243 267
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) C#
3 11 (78.57%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (78.57%) VB.NET
4 9 (64.29%) SQL
5 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
6 7 (50.00%) SOAP
6 7 (50.00%) Web Services
7 6 (42.86%) Java
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (42.86%) Time Management
7 6 (42.86%) Software Architecture
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (42.86%) PDA
7 6 (42.86%) QA
8 5 (35.71%) Subversion
8 5 (35.71%) Android Development
8 5 (35.71%) Android
8 5 (35.71%) Service Management
8 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
8 5 (35.71%) VPN
8 5 (35.71%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) UML
9 2 (14.29%) XML
9 2 (14.29%) CSS
9 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 2 (14.29%) HTML

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
1 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) SOAP
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Android
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Time Management
1 6 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Android Development
2 5 (35.71%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (92.86%) C#
3 11 (78.57%) VB.NET
4 9 (64.29%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft