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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 237 214 153
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -61
Permanent jobs citing VB6 16 35 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.49% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.90% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 73
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,588 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
3375 3899 4252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.76% 54.51% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2864 3282 3772
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Lancashire -7 9 £31,250 +4.16% 2
Merseyside +16 3 £26,000 -13.33%
Manchester +6 2 £31,000 -22.50% 2
Cheshire -17 2 £37,500 +25.00% 2
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) VB
2 37 (80.43%) .NET
3 35 (76.09%) VB.NET
4 28 (60.87%) SQL
5 21 (45.65%) C#
5 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
6 18 (39.13%) Windows
7 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
8 12 (26.09%) CSS
8 12 (26.09%) HTML
9 9 (19.57%) PHP
10 8 (17.39%) XML
10 8 (17.39%) CRM
10 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
11 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
11 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
12 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (13.04%) Finance
12 6 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
13 5 (10.87%) Degree
13 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
13 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
13 5 (10.87%) OO
14 4 (8.70%) Scrum
14 4 (8.70%) XHTML
14 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
14 4 (8.70%) Oracle

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (8.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 4 (8.70%) RavenDB
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.52%) MySQL
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) JIRA
1 3 (6.52%) AccuRev
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Automotive
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 14 (30.43%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (15.22%) VB Developer
4 7 (15.22%) VB6 Developer
4 7 (15.22%) AWS Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.52%) WinForms Developer
8 2 (4.35%) VB.NET Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) VB Programmer
9 1 (2.17%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.17%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.17%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (80.43%) .NET
2 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
3 12 (26.09%) CSS
3 12 (26.09%) HTML
4 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 8 (17.39%) XML
5 4 (8.70%) XHTML
5 4 (8.70%) EDI
5 4 (8.70%) NHibernate
5 4 (8.70%) jQuery
5 4 (8.70%) Spring.NET
5 4 (8.70%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.52%) WPF
6 3 (6.52%) WinForms
6 3 (6.52%) Web Services
7 2 (4.35%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.52%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.70%) Android
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) CRM
2 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.87%) OO
3 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
4 4 (8.70%) AOP
4 4 (8.70%) ERP
4 4 (8.70%) Scrum
4 4 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (6.52%) Software Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) Multithreading
5 3 (6.52%) Time Management
6 2 (4.35%) OOP
6 2 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.17%) PDM
7 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.17%) People Management
7 1 (2.17%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) VB
2 35 (76.09%) VB.NET
3 28 (60.87%) SQL
4 21 (45.65%) C#
5 9 (19.57%) PHP
6 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.70%) Java
8 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.35%) VBA
10 1 (2.17%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) SYSPRO
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