The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 190 189 185
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB6 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% 0.053% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.096% 0.11% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Median salary £57,500 £36,250 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.62% -25.64%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
2080 1831 2244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.94% 48.50% 55.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1826 1607 1906
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VB6.

1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Development Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Software Development Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Software Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft