The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 65 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB6 3 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.50% 0.76% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 1.32% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 10
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +35.65%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
335 378 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.65% 57.53% 64.54%
Number of salaries quoted 290 350 382
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 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 +7 3 £30,000 -23.07%
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 11 (100.00%) VB
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) VB.NET
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) Apple
5 4 (36.36%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
7 2 (18.18%) Games
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 2 (18.18%) Online Games
7 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
7 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle
8 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
8 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
8 1 (9.09%) SOAP
8 1 (9.09%) XML

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (36.36%) VB Developer
4 4 (36.36%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (9.09%) Programmer
7 1 (9.09%) Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Online Games
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (72.73%) VB.NET
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) AWK
5 1 (9.09%) Korn
5 1 (9.09%) XPath
5 1 (9.09%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCSD
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Telerik
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle