The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 63 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 9 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.34% - 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% - 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 6
Average salary £42,500 - £28,750
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 - £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
VB6
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
383 308 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 56.91% 54.04% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 343 271 309
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VB6
Salary Trend in the North East

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

VB6 Salary Trend in the North East

VB6
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear - 9 £42,500 - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) VB
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (83.33%) VB.NET
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) MVC
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) Ajax
4 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 8 (66.67%) WCF
4 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 8 (66.67%) CSS
4 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 8 (66.67%) Waterfall
5 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (58.33%) JSON
6 6 (50.00%) German Language
6 6 (50.00%) WPF
6 6 (50.00%) LINQ
6 6 (50.00%) jQuery
6 6 (50.00%) Time Management
6 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (50.00%) Project Management
6 6 (50.00%) Process Management
6 6 (50.00%) Classic ASP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (50.00%) German Language
2 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (83.33%) HTML
4 8 (66.67%) Ajax
4 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 8 (66.67%) WCF
4 8 (66.67%) CSS
5 7 (58.33%) JSON
6 6 (50.00%) WPF
6 6 (50.00%) LINQ
6 6 (50.00%) jQuery
6 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (50.00%) Classic ASP
6 6 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
7 2 (16.67%) DHTML
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) XSD
8 1 (8.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 6 (50.00%) Time Management
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Process Management
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) MVVM
3 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (50.00%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) VB
2 11 (91.67%) C#
3 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (83.33%) VB.NET
4 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
5 6 (50.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) MCSD
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle