The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 66 59 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing VB6 3 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.47% 1.44% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 2.35% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 9
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £39,000 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
356 383 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.71% 61.38% 63.08%
Number of salaries quoted 313 352 398
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
North West

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VB6
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Merseyside region.

VB6 Salary Trend in Merseyside

VB6
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Liverpool -3 3 £30,000 +4.34% 1
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 18 (100.00%) VB
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 14 (77.78%) C#
4 12 (66.67%) VB.NET
5 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (44.44%) Android
6 8 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (44.44%) Apple
6 8 (44.44%) MySQL
7 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) CSS
8 5 (27.78%) HTML
9 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 2 (11.11%) Telerik
11 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
11 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
12 1 (5.56%) Ingres
12 1 (5.56%) ISEB
12 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
12 1 (5.56%) Games
12 1 (5.56%) AWK

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (44.44%) MySQL
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Ingres
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (50.00%) VB Developer
3 9 (50.00%) VB6 Developer
4 6 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (5.56%) Programmer
8 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) WinForms
5 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) XSLT
5 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) Use Case
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) VB
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) VB.NET
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) AWK
6 1 (5.56%) XPath
6 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
6 1 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSD
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Apple
2 2 (11.11%) Telerik
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago