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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 71 66
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.61% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.20% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £30,500 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
458 334 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 53.69% 50.53% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 322 289 377
Average salary £31,700 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET