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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 68 64
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.91% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.38% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Average salary - £52,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +41.89%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
288 436 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 56.03% 66.16% 64.37%
Number of salaries quoted 230 396 286
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Online Games
3 1 (33.33%) Bourne shell
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) AWK
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) XPath
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Ingres
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Ingres
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) AWK
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
2 1 (33.33%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSD
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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