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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 252 244 218
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Permanent jobs citing VB6 8 11 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.16% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.32% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 39
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
3558 3470 4001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 55.94% 51.51% 54.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3062 2985 3373
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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
Cheshire +28 3 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Lancashire +9 3 £27,500 - 1
Manchester -5 2 £57,500 +43.75%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 19 (100.00%) VB
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
3 13 (68.42%) C#
4 11 (57.89%) SQL
4 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
6 8 (42.11%) VB.NET
6 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) SDLC
8 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
8 6 (31.58%) Advertising
8 6 (31.58%) Web Services
8 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 5 (26.32%) XML
9 5 (26.32%) CSS
9 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
9 5 (26.32%) Web Development
9 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
10 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (21.05%) WCF
10 4 (21.05%) jQuery
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008

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:

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
2 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
6 2 (10.53%) MySQL
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Advertising
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) .NET Developer
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (36.84%) C# Developer
5 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (31.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (26.32%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (26.32%) Development Team Leader
6 5 (26.32%) Team Leader
7 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
8 3 (15.79%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (15.79%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (15.79%) Software Development Team Leader
8 3 (15.79%) Software Team Leader
8 3 (15.79%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
9 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
10 1 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (21.05%) WCF
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
7 2 (10.53%) WinForms
8 1 (5.26%) HTML5
8 1 (5.26%) JSON
8 1 (5.26%) SOAP
8 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) SDLC
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Web Development
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) OOD
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) Android Development
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.26%) Kanban
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (68.42%) C#
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) VB.NET
5 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.53%) VBA
7 1 (5.26%) C
7 1 (5.26%) C++
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) RPG
7 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) HL7
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 15 days ago