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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 209 202 204
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB6 45 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.67% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 1.09% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 31
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
4041 4126 4320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.94% 61.09% 59.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3446 3626 3851
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Manchester -5 19 £52,500 +96.26% 5
Lancashire -3 13 £27,500 -27.63% 1
Cheshire -22 12 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Merseyside +16 1 £30,000 -36.84%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 82 (100.00%) VB
1 82 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (79.27%) SQL Server
3 61 (74.39%) VB.NET
4 44 (53.66%) SQL
5 38 (46.34%) ASP.NET
6 37 (45.12%) XML
7 32 (39.02%) C#
8 29 (35.37%) HTML
9 20 (24.39%) PHP
9 20 (24.39%) Finance
10 18 (21.95%) MODX
11 16 (19.51%) Crystal Reports
11 16 (19.51%) Windows
11 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
12 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
12 14 (17.07%) OOP
12 14 (17.07%) OO
13 11 (13.41%) Web Services
13 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
13 11 (13.41%) T-SQL
13 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (12.20%) Web Development
14 10 (12.20%) Release Management
14 10 (12.20%) CSS
15 9 (10.98%) Requirements Analysis
16 8 (9.76%) Banking
16 8 (9.76%) Degree
16 8 (9.76%) Time Management
16 8 (9.76%) DevExpress

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 18 (21.95%) MODX
2 5 (6.10%) IIS
3 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) LiveLink
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (79.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.51%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.88%) Big Data
5 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.88%) DB2
6 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.44%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.22%) Ingres
8 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.32%) Subversion
3 5 (6.10%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Billing
4 4 (4.88%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (89.02%) Developer
2 51 (62.20%) .NET Developer
3 42 (51.22%) VB.NET Developer
4 16 (19.51%) Software Developer
5 11 (13.41%) VB Developer
5 11 (13.41%) VB6 Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Applications Developer
7 7 (8.54%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Software Support Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (46.34%) ASP.NET
3 37 (45.12%) XML
4 29 (35.37%) HTML
5 11 (13.41%) Web Services
6 10 (12.20%) CSS
7 7 (8.54%) SOAP
8 6 (7.32%) Ajax
9 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.88%) WinForms
10 4 (4.88%) DHTML
10 4 (4.88%) COM
11 3 (3.66%) XHTML
12 2 (2.44%) XSL
13 1 (1.22%) XSLT
13 1 (1.22%) Classic ASP
13 1 (1.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) PDA
2 2 (2.44%) Online Games
2 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Android
3 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.44%) UNIX
4 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.07%) OOP
1 14 (17.07%) OO
2 10 (12.20%) Web Development
2 10 (12.20%) Release Management
3 9 (10.98%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (9.76%) Time Management
5 7 (8.54%) OOD
5 7 (8.54%) Asset Management
6 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.32%) Software Architecture
6 6 (7.32%) CRM
7 5 (6.10%) Service Management
7 5 (6.10%) UML
7 5 (6.10%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.10%) Android Development
7 5 (6.10%) Web Application Development
7 5 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.10%) Data Management
8 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) VB
2 61 (74.39%) VB.NET
3 44 (53.66%) SQL
4 32 (39.02%) C#
5 20 (24.39%) PHP
6 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.41%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.54%) Java
8 5 (6.10%) VBA
9 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.22%) XPath
10 1 (1.22%) Korn
10 1 (1.22%) AWK
10 1 (1.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) MCSD
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.22%) Sybase
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle
3 1 (1.22%) IBM
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