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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 163 182 181
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB6 11 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 0.60% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 3
Average salary £57,500 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.64% +11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
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
1668 2006 2293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 50.47% 50.77% 61.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1814 2062
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Manchester

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) VB
2 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (66.67%) Back Office
4 8 (66.67%) WinForms
5 7 (58.33%) RDBMS
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Change Control
6 3 (25.00%) Blue Prism
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Robotic Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (16.67%) Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (58.33%) RDBMS
2 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) AccuRev
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Development Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Software Development Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) WinForms
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Robotic Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Blue Prism