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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 73 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB6 9 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.17% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 0.46% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
496 435 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 64.25% 52.79% 53.47%
Number of salaries quoted 438 371 324
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram 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 1 July 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 - 6 £35,750 - 2
Durham -12 3 £26,000 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 24 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (91.67%) .NET
3 20 (83.33%) C#
4 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
5 16 (66.67%) HTML
5 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
7 13 (54.17%) CSS
7 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
7 13 (54.17%) WPF
8 12 (50.00%) jQuery
9 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (45.83%) ITIL
9 11 (45.83%) PRINCE2
9 11 (45.83%) Waterfall
10 10 (41.67%) Test Strategy
10 10 (41.67%) Analytics
10 10 (41.67%) PMBOK
10 10 (41.67%) Project Management
10 10 (41.67%) SQL
10 10 (41.67%) Process Management
10 10 (41.67%) Time Management
11 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
11 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
11 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
12 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
13 5 (20.83%) MVC
14 4 (16.67%) Back Office
14 4 (16.67%) WinForms
14 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Applications
1 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (16.67%) Back Office
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Software Developer
4 7 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) WPF Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Graduate
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) AWS Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) VB Developer
7 1 (4.17%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) HTML
3 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 13 (54.17%) WPF
4 12 (50.00%) jQuery
5 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 4 (16.67%) WinForms
6 4 (16.67%) COM+
7 2 (8.33%) WCF
7 2 (8.33%) Silverlight
8 1 (4.17%) LINQ
8 1 (4.17%) JSON
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
8 1 (4.17%) Ajax
8 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
1 11 (45.83%) PRINCE2
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (45.83%) Waterfall
2 10 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 10 (41.67%) Analytics
2 10 (41.67%) Time Management
2 10 (41.67%) Project Management
2 10 (41.67%) Process Management
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.33%) Line Management
7 1 (4.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) VB
2 20 (83.33%) C#
3 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
6 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 1 (4.17%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) PMBOK
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix