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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.50% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.87% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
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
284 293 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 64.55% 54.66% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 239 271 205
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 May 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) VB
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
3 21 (84.00%) C#
4 19 (76.00%) HTML
4 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
5 17 (68.00%) MS Excel
6 16 (64.00%) CSS
6 16 (64.00%) WPF
7 15 (60.00%) jQuery
8 14 (56.00%) Waterfall
8 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (56.00%) SQL
8 14 (56.00%) ITIL
8 14 (56.00%) PRINCE2
9 13 (52.00%) Project Management
9 13 (52.00%) Process Management
9 13 (52.00%) Time Management
9 13 (52.00%) Analytics
9 13 (52.00%) Test Strategy
9 13 (52.00%) PMBOK
10 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
10 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (48.00%) VB.NET
11 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
12 8 (32.00%) MVC
13 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
13 5 (20.00%) WCF
14 4 (16.00%) LINQ

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 17 (68.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (16.00%) Back Office
1 4 (16.00%) German Language
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) AWS Developer
5 3 (12.00%) WPF Developer
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Graduate
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) HTML
3 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (64.00%) CSS
4 16 (64.00%) WPF
5 15 (60.00%) jQuery
6 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (20.00%) WCF
8 4 (16.00%) JSON
8 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
8 4 (16.00%) WinForms
8 4 (16.00%) Ajax
8 4 (16.00%) COM+
8 4 (16.00%) Classic ASP
8 4 (16.00%) LINQ
9 2 (8.00%) Silverlight
10 1 (4.00%) Web Services
10 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) ITIL
1 14 (56.00%) PRINCE2
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (56.00%) Waterfall
2 13 (52.00%) Test Strategy
2 13 (52.00%) Analytics
2 13 (52.00%) Time Management
2 13 (52.00%) Project Management
2 13 (52.00%) Process Management
3 8 (32.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) MVVM
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (84.00%) C#
3 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (56.00%) SQL
5 12 (48.00%) VB.NET
6 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (16.00%) TypeScript
8 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) PMBOK
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix