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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 66 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.87% 1.34% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 2.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
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
338 385 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 58.58% 57.21% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 294 346 260
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016. 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
Durham - 5 £32,500 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) C#
4 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
6 8 (57.14%) SQL
6 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
6 8 (57.14%) CSS
7 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
8 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
9 5 (35.71%) MVC
9 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
9 5 (35.71%) HTML
9 5 (35.71%) jQuery
9 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
9 5 (35.71%) HTML5
9 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
9 5 (35.71%) CSS3
10 4 (28.57%) REST
10 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
10 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
10 4 (28.57%) Microservices
10 4 (28.57%) Handlebars
10 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (28.57%) SOAP
10 4 (28.57%) Web Services
10 4 (28.57%) OO

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) DTS
4 1 (7.14%) OLAP
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) AccuRev
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) VB Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
6 1 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) VB Developer
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) CSS3
4 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) Handlebars
5 4 (28.57%) REST
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 1 (7.14%) ADO
8 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
8 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
8 1 (7.14%) DAO
8 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Microservices
3 4 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) VB
2 11 (78.57%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) Java
7 1 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCP
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cerner
2 1 (7.14%) McKesson