The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 55 61
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 2.27% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.14% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 0
Median salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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
327 290 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 56.38% 54.82% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 281 231 232
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,550 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £49,850
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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