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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 178 170 169
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB6 11 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.19% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.31% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 24
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £25,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £33,000 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
2025 2272 2663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 50.56% 61.69% 62.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 2039 2429
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 2 £31,250 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 - 1
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (100.00%) VB
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (96.77%) SQL Server
3 24 (77.42%) C#
4 19 (61.29%) Finance
5 15 (48.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (48.39%) Windows
6 14 (45.16%) HTML
7 13 (41.94%) OO
7 13 (41.94%) XML
8 12 (38.71%) CSS
8 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
9 11 (35.48%) DHTML
9 11 (35.48%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (35.48%) OOD
9 11 (35.48%) UML
9 11 (35.48%) WinForms
9 11 (35.48%) Web Development
9 11 (35.48%) Web Application Development
10 9 (29.03%) Banking
10 9 (29.03%) SQL
11 8 (25.81%) VB.NET
12 6 (19.35%) Retail
13 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
13 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
13 4 (12.90%) Big Data
13 4 (12.90%) DB2
13 4 (12.90%) ERP
13 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (6.45%) MODX
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (96.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (48.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (35.48%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.90%) Big Data
4 4 (12.90%) DB2
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
5 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (6.45%) Pentaho
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) .NET Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Applications Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Systems Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (3.23%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) XML
4 12 (38.71%) CSS
5 11 (35.48%) DHTML
5 11 (35.48%) WinForms
6 3 (9.68%) EDI
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) OO
2 11 (35.48%) OOD
2 11 (35.48%) UML
2 11 (35.48%) Web Development
2 11 (35.48%) Web Application Development
3 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
3 4 (12.90%) ERP
4 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.45%) OOP
4 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) VB
2 24 (77.42%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Sybase
1 1 (3.23%) IBM
1 1 (3.23%) SYSPRO
Bolton, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum excellent holidays, healthcare and f
Posted: 3 days ago
Whitefield, Manchester (M45)
Guru Careers
Salary: £30 - 40k (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £31k - 33k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Salford
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £31,000 - 33,494 per year + Attractive benefits
Posted: 11 days ago