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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 238 250 222
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Permanent jobs citing VB6 8 15 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.22% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.45% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 38
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,200 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3261 3367 4046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.14% 50.37% 54.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2836 2890 3365
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

VB6 Salary Histogram 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 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Lancashire +9 6 £35,500 +13.60%
Manchester -6 2 £57,500 +58.62%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) VB
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) C#
2 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
3 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
4 13 (56.52%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (43.48%) Finance
6 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (43.48%) SDLC
7 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
7 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
7 9 (39.13%) NoSQL
7 9 (39.13%) Web Services
7 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
7 9 (39.13%) RDBMS
8 8 (34.78%) CSS
8 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (30.43%) jQuery
9 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
9 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (30.43%) Web Development
9 7 (30.43%) WCF
9 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (30.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (30.43%) OO
9 7 (30.43%) OOD
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (30.43%) VB.NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) NoSQL
2 9 (39.13%) RDBMS
2 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.70%) MySQL
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) .NET Developer
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (30.43%) .NET Web Developer
4 7 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (30.43%) C# Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Web Developer
5 5 (21.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (21.74%) Team Leader
6 4 (17.39%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (17.39%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Software Development Team Leader
7 3 (13.04%) Software Team Leader
7 3 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
9 1 (4.35%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
3 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
3 9 (39.13%) Web Services
4 8 (34.78%) CSS
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (30.43%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (30.43%) WCF
6 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (17.39%) XML
8 3 (13.04%) HTML
9 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
9 2 (8.70%) WinForms
10 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
10 1 (4.35%) JSON
10 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) SDLC
3 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
4 7 (30.43%) MVC
4 7 (30.43%) OO
4 7 (30.43%) OOD
4 7 (30.43%) Web Development
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Time Management
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 1 (4.35%) Android Development
8 1 (4.35%) Data Management
8 1 (4.35%) ERP
8 1 (4.35%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (73.91%) C#
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) VBA
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago