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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 180 166 179
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB6 9 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.32% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.54% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 4
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -3.70%
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
2251 2231 2363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.65% 59.56% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1922 1989 2156
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 £45,500 £45,500
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 - -
Wigan - 1 £27,500 -
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) C#
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
5 5 (55.56%) Banking
5 5 (55.56%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) DB2
6 3 (33.33%) MS Office
6 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (33.33%) Big Data
7 2 (22.22%) MS Project
7 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
7 2 (22.22%) Pentaho
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (22.22%) ETL
8 1 (11.11%) IBM
8 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
8 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (11.11%) Sybase
8 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (11.11%) Java
8 1 (11.11%) UNIX

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (22.22%) Pentaho
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Sybase
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + D.O.E
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Almonds-bury
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago