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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 174 172 182
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB6 16 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.45% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 5
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £23,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £34,500 £41,500
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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2298 2211 2359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 56.38% 60.34% 63.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1976 1952 2154
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VB6
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Manchester

VB6
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Manchester

VB6
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 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
Bolton - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £27,500 -
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (100.00%) VB
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) C#
4 10 (62.50%) Finance
5 8 (50.00%) Web Development
6 6 (37.50%) Banking
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
8 4 (25.00%) DB2
8 4 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (25.00%) OO
8 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
8 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 4 (25.00%) Big Data
9 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
9 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (18.75%) OOP
9 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (18.75%) MS Office
9 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
10 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 2 (12.50%) PHP
10 2 (12.50%) DHTML
10 2 (12.50%) MS Project
10 2 (12.50%) UML
10 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 2 (12.50%) CSS

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (12.50%) MODX
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) DB2
2 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (25.00%) Big Data
3 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (12.50%) Pentaho
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Applications Developer
3 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) WinForms
3 2 (12.50%) DHTML
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (25.00%) OO
2 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) OOD
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) VB
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Sybase
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + D.O.E
Posted: 14 days ago
Almonds-bury
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago