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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 56 34 69
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +35
Permanent jobs citing VB6 17 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.51% 5.59% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.99% 9.21% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 10
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £26,700 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,100 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
426 304 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 62.83% 60.68% 58.42%
Number of salaries quoted 390 266 338
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -27 17 £36,000 -1.36%
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (100.00%) VB
2 23 (85.19%) .NET
3 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
4 21 (77.78%) C#
5 19 (70.37%) SQL
6 17 (62.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 16 (59.26%) VB.NET
8 14 (51.85%) Apple
8 14 (51.85%) Android
8 14 (51.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (51.85%) MySQL
9 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
10 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (18.52%) Web Application Development
11 5 (18.52%) CSS
11 5 (18.52%) HTML
11 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
12 4 (14.81%) VBScript
12 4 (14.81%) MS Office
12 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
12 4 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (14.81%) Finance
12 4 (14.81%) Banking
12 4 (14.81%) Retail
12 4 (14.81%) Marketing
13 3 (11.11%) Degree
13 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
13 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
14 2 (7.41%) Telerik

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 17 (62.96%) SQL Server 2000
3 14 (51.85%) MySQL
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
1 4 (14.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) VB Developer
2 15 (55.56%) VB6 Developer
3 13 (48.15%) .NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 6 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (18.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
3 5 (18.52%) CSS
3 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) WinForms
5 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Web Application Development
4 1 (3.70%) UML
4 1 (3.70%) Use Case
4 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (77.78%) C#
3 19 (70.37%) SQL
4 16 (59.26%) VB.NET
5 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Apple
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Telerik