The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / North West
Rank 229 210 232
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Permanent jobs citing VB6 18 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.82% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 20
Median salary £36,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3460 2678 3416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.39% 49.19% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3010 2294 3019
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VB6
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VB6 Salary Trend in the North West

VB6
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +9 6 £32,500 +14.03%
Lancashire -10 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Manchester -20 6 £35,500 -38.26% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VB6.

1 32 (100.00%) VB
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (75.00%) C#
3 23 (71.88%) HTML
3 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
4 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET
6 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
6 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (50.00%) Windows
8 15 (46.88%) SQL
8 15 (46.88%) VB.NET
9 14 (43.75%) Visual Studio
10 12 (37.50%) CSS
11 11 (34.38%) RDBMS
11 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
12 10 (31.25%) Web Development
12 10 (31.25%) WCF
12 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (31.25%) Web Services
12 10 (31.25%) XML
13 9 (28.13%) SOAP
13 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (28.13%) Finance
13 9 (28.13%) Ajax
13 9 (28.13%) HTML5
13 9 (28.13%) SDLC
14 8 (25.00%) Mobile Development
14 8 (25.00%) HL7

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) RDBMS
2 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (15.63%) MySQL
4 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Advertising
3 4 (12.50%) Electronics
4 3 (9.38%) Back Office
4 3 (9.38%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) .NET Developer
3 11 (34.38%) C# Developer
4 10 (31.25%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (28.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (28.13%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (28.13%) Software Developer
6 8 (25.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 8 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
6 8 (25.00%) Analyst
6 8 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 8 (25.00%) C# Programmer
6 8 (25.00%) Programmer
6 8 (25.00%) VB Analyst Programmer
6 8 (25.00%) VB Programmer
6 8 (25.00%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
6 8 (25.00%) VB6 Programmer
7 6 (18.75%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (71.88%) HTML
3 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 12 (37.50%) CSS
5 10 (31.25%) WCF
5 10 (31.25%) Web Services
5 10 (31.25%) XML
6 9 (28.13%) Ajax
6 9 (28.13%) HTML5
6 9 (28.13%) SOAP
7 8 (25.00%) RESTful
7 8 (25.00%) XSL
8 4 (12.50%) WinForms
9 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.25%) jQuery
10 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.13%) CSS3
10 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
10 1 (3.13%) JSON
10 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) AS400
1 8 (25.00%) iSeries
1 8 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Web Development
3 9 (28.13%) SDLC
4 8 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 8 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Validation
7 1 (3.13%) Android Development
7 1 (3.13%) CRM
7 1 (3.13%) Data Management
7 1 (3.13%) ERP
7 1 (3.13%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.13%) Kanban
7 1 (3.13%) MVC
7 1 (3.13%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) VB
2 24 (75.00%) C#
3 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
4 15 (46.88%) SQL
4 15 (46.88%) VB.NET
5 8 (25.00%) VBScript
6 4 (12.50%) C
6 4 (12.50%) C++
6 4 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 4 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 4 (12.50%) PHP
7 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) HL7
1 8 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) DevExpress
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Crunchposter
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
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Salary: Market-leading
Posted: 6 days ago