The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 55 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB6 10 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.97% 0.81% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 1.44% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
VB6
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
280 208 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 55.12% 56.22% 55.01%
Number of salaries quoted 241 185 214
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB6
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) VB
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) MVC
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Ajax
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) WCF
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (50.00%) JSON
6 4 (40.00%) German Language
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
6 4 (40.00%) WPF
6 4 (40.00%) LINQ
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) Time Management
6 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Project Management

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (40.00%) German Language
2 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) Ajax
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) WCF
5 5 (50.00%) JSON
6 4 (40.00%) WPF
6 4 (40.00%) LINQ
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (40.00%) Classic ASP
7 2 (20.00%) DHTML
7 2 (20.00%) SOAP
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) XSD
7 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
8 1 (10.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Process Management
3 4 (40.00%) MVVM
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (40.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) MCSD
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle