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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 180 185 162
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB6 12 3 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.074% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.13% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 29
Average salary £33,500 £24,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.73% -24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,175 £24,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £24,500 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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
2010 2333 2466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 52.69% 57.86% 60.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1766 2040 2217
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 - 4 £31,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 -
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) VB
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 18 (75.00%) Windows
4 17 (70.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (58.33%) C#
6 13 (54.17%) HTML
7 12 (50.00%) XML
7 12 (50.00%) OO
7 12 (50.00%) Finance
8 11 (45.83%) CSS
8 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
8 11 (45.83%) VB.NET
8 11 (45.83%) SQL
8 11 (45.83%) WinForms
9 10 (41.67%) Web Application Development
9 10 (41.67%) DHTML
9 10 (41.67%) UML
9 10 (41.67%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (41.67%) OOD
10 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (29.17%) ERP
10 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (25.00%) EDI
12 5 (20.83%) Retail
13 3 (12.50%) Banking
13 3 (12.50%) Web Development
13 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
13 3 (12.50%) T-SQL

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (8.33%) MODX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (70.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (41.67%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) AccuRev
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.33%) Automotive
5 1 (4.17%) Advertising
5 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Systems Developer
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) AWS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) VB Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (4.17%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) HTML
3 12 (50.00%) XML
4 11 (45.83%) WinForms
4 11 (45.83%) CSS
5 10 (41.67%) DHTML
6 6 (25.00%) EDI
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) OO
2 10 (41.67%) UML
2 10 (41.67%) OOD
2 10 (41.67%) Web Application Development
3 7 (29.17%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) VB
2 14 (58.33%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) SYSPRO
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £39 - £40 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + benefits and 35 hour week 9am-5pm
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £26,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago