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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 217 233 214
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB6 15 28 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.44% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.83% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 45
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,500 £38,100
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2906 3357 4025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.58% 52.30% 56.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2482 2835 3438
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +5 7 £42,500 +28.78%
Cheshire +16 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Manchester +7 3 £34,500 -6.12% 1
Merseyside - 2 £31,250 - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 45 (100.00%) VB
2 41 (91.11%) C#
2 41 (91.11%) .NET
3 40 (88.89%) SQL
4 34 (75.56%) SQL Server
5 25 (55.56%) T-SQL
6 18 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (33.33%) Finance
8 14 (31.11%) VB.NET
8 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
9 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
10 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
10 12 (26.67%) MS Access
10 12 (26.67%) NoSQL
11 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
11 11 (24.44%) MVC
11 11 (24.44%) OO
11 11 (24.44%) RDBMS
12 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (20.00%) WinForms
13 9 (20.00%) Project Management
13 9 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
13 9 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
14 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
14 8 (17.78%) Back Office
15 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
15 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
15 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (15.56%) SDLC
16 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (75.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (26.67%) MS Access
3 12 (26.67%) NoSQL
4 11 (24.44%) RDBMS
4 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
5 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) AccuRev
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Back Office
3 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.89%) Advertising
5 2 (4.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 26 (57.78%) .NET Developer
3 15 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 12 (26.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 11 (24.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (13.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Junior
6 6 (13.33%) Junior .NET Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Junior Developer
7 5 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
7 5 (11.11%) Team Leader
7 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Applications Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Automation Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Software Development Team Leader
8 4 (8.89%) Software Team Leader
8 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Technical Leader
8 4 (8.89%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (91.11%) .NET
2 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
3 9 (20.00%) WinForms
4 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
5 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (11.11%) CSS
5 5 (11.11%) jQuery
5 5 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (11.11%) WCF
5 5 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.22%) HTML
7 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) iPad
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) MVC
1 11 (24.44%) OO
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 9 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
3 9 (20.00%) Project Management
4 7 (15.56%) SDLC
4 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.33%) OOP
5 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.11%) OOD
6 5 (11.11%) Web Development
7 4 (8.89%) Change Control
8 3 (6.67%) Robotic Automation
8 3 (6.67%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Workflow
9 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) VB
2 41 (91.11%) C#
3 40 (88.89%) SQL
4 25 (55.56%) T-SQL
5 14 (31.11%) VB.NET
6 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.11%) Java
8 1 (2.22%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Blue Prism
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year + excellent benefits
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