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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 235 239 221
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB6 11 18 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.27% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.53% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 25
Median salary £40,000 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
3167 3405 3901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.86% 51.84% 54.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2744 2880 3282
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 July 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 +15 7 £40,000 +14.28%
Cheshire +38 2 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Manchester -4 2 £46,250 +42.30%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (100.00%) VB
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (78.57%) C#
3 19 (67.86%) SQL
4 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 15 (53.57%) Finance
6 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (39.29%) VB.NET
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
8 10 (35.71%) SDLC
9 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
9 9 (32.14%) Web Services
9 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
10 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
10 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
11 7 (25.00%) Web Development
11 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
11 7 (25.00%) jQuery
11 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (25.00%) WCF
11 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (25.00%) MVC
11 7 (25.00%) Advertising
11 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (25.00%) OOD

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 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (14.29%) MS Access
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 19 (67.86%) .NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) C# Developer
4 10 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 7 (25.00%) Web Developer
7 6 (21.43%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
9 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
10 3 (10.71%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
11 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (7.14%) Software Development Team Leader
11 2 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 9 (32.14%) Web Services
5 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (25.00%) CSS
5 7 (25.00%) jQuery
5 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (25.00%) WCF
6 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (10.71%) XML
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
8 2 (7.14%) HTML
9 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) SDLC
3 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 7 (25.00%) MVC
4 7 (25.00%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) OOD
4 7 (25.00%) Web Development
5 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Feature Driven Development
6 3 (10.71%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Time Management
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) Change Control
8 1 (3.57%) Robotic Automation
8 1 (3.57%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (78.57%) C#
3 19 (67.86%) SQL
4 11 (39.29%) VB.NET
5 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 3 (10.71%) Java
8 2 (7.14%) VBA
9 1 (3.57%) C
9 1 (3.57%) C++
9 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
9 1 (3.57%) PHP
9 1 (3.57%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Blue Prism
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