The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 208 182 165
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB6 49 74 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.99% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 1.66% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 43 68 83
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £39,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4084 4459 4354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 56.28% 59.38% 60.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3501 3888 3923
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB6
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +25 29 £30,000 - 5
Merseyside -22 17 £36,000 -1.36%
Lancashire -1 1 £40,000 +12.67%
Manchester -30 1 £24,500 -24.61% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
2 76 (92.68%) .NET
3 53 (64.63%) VB.NET
4 49 (59.76%) SQL
5 47 (57.32%) SQL Server
6 39 (47.56%) C#
7 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
8 28 (34.15%) ASP.NET
9 25 (30.49%) HTML
10 21 (25.61%) SQL Server 2000
11 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
11 18 (21.95%) XML
11 18 (21.95%) Windows
12 17 (20.73%) Android
13 16 (19.51%) MySQL
14 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
14 15 (18.29%) Release Management
15 14 (17.07%) Apple
15 14 (17.07%) ITIL
15 14 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio
16 13 (15.85%) SharePoint
17 12 (14.63%) VBScript
17 12 (14.63%) PHP
17 12 (14.63%) Migration
18 11 (13.41%) LiveLink
19 9 (10.98%) XSL
19 9 (10.98%) Web Development
19 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
20 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (15.85%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.41%) LiveLink
3 7 (8.54%) MODX
4 4 (4.88%) IIS
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.22%) CMS
6 1 (1.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.22%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (57.32%) SQL Server
2 21 (25.61%) SQL Server 2000
3 16 (19.51%) MySQL
4 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.44%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.22%) DTS
7 1 (1.22%) MS Access
7 1 (1.22%) OLAP
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Marketing
2 4 (4.88%) Banking
2 4 (4.88%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Billing
4 2 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 61 (74.39%) Developer
2 40 (48.78%) .NET Developer
3 24 (29.27%) VB Developer
4 23 (28.05%) VB6 Developer
5 19 (23.17%) VB.NET Developer
6 18 (21.95%) Applications Support
7 12 (14.63%) Analyst
8 11 (13.41%) Applications Support Analyst
8 11 (13.41%) Software Developer
8 11 (13.41%) Support Analyst
9 7 (8.54%) Applications Support Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (7.32%) C# Developer
10 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 5 (6.10%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (92.68%) .NET
2 28 (34.15%) ASP.NET
3 25 (30.49%) HTML
4 18 (21.95%) XML
5 9 (10.98%) XSL
6 7 (8.54%) SOAP
7 6 (7.32%) CSS
8 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.44%) Web Services
9 2 (2.44%) Ajax
10 1 (1.22%) WinForms
10 1 (1.22%) VRML
10 1 (1.22%) jQuery
10 1 (1.22%) WPF
10 1 (1.22%) XSLT
10 1 (1.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Mobile Computing
1 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.66%) Speech Recognition
3 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.44%) Firmware
4 1 (1.22%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.22%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Windows
2 17 (20.73%) Android
3 6 (7.32%) Windows 8
3 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.44%) Linux
5 2 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) Release Management
2 14 (17.07%) ITIL
2 14 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (14.63%) Migration
4 9 (10.98%) Web Development
5 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.10%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.10%) Web Application Development
8 4 (4.88%) CRM
8 4 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (4.88%) Software Architecture
8 4 (4.88%) Service Management
9 3 (3.66%) Android Development
9 3 (3.66%) iOS Development
10 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.44%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.44%) TDD
11 1 (1.22%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.22%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) VB
2 53 (64.63%) VB.NET
3 49 (59.76%) SQL
4 39 (47.56%) C#
5 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
6 12 (14.63%) VBScript
6 12 (14.63%) PHP
7 7 (8.54%) VBA
8 6 (7.32%) Java
9 3 (3.66%) C++
10 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.44%) C
11 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Vendors
1 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) Apple
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco
3 6 (7.32%) DevExpress
3 6 (7.32%) VMware
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle
4 2 (2.44%) Telerik
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe
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