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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 211 159 160
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB6 34 87 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 1.20% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 2.05% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23 71 73
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3898 4244 4502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.77% 58.47% 60.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3273 3769 4099
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 £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Cheshire -8 21 £30,000 -8.39% 1
Lancashire -11 9 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Merseyside -11 3 £30,000 - 1
Manchester -35 1 - - 3
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 86 (100.00%) VB
1 86 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (73.26%) VB.NET
3 54 (62.79%) SQL
4 44 (51.16%) SQL Server
5 34 (39.53%) XML
5 34 (39.53%) Microsoft
6 32 (37.21%) ASP.NET
7 31 (36.05%) HTML
8 25 (29.07%) PHP
9 24 (27.91%) C#
10 23 (26.74%) Release Management
11 22 (25.58%) MODX
12 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
13 17 (19.77%) ITIL
13 17 (19.77%) SharePoint
14 14 (16.28%) DevExpress
15 13 (15.12%) LiveLink
16 12 (13.95%) OOP
16 12 (13.95%) Windows
16 12 (13.95%) Migration
17 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2000
18 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
18 10 (11.63%) Requirements Analysis
19 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
20 8 (9.30%) MySQL
20 8 (9.30%) Visual Studio
20 8 (9.30%) OO
20 8 (9.30%) CSS
20 8 (9.30%) SOAP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (25.58%) MODX
2 17 (19.77%) SharePoint
3 13 (15.12%) LiveLink
4 5 (5.81%) IIS
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (51.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (9.30%) MySQL
4 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.33%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.16%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.16%) Subversion
2 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.98%) Billing
2 5 (5.81%) Finance
3 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (73.26%) Developer
2 54 (62.79%) .NET Developer
3 45 (52.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 23 (26.74%) VB Developer
4 23 (26.74%) VB6 Developer
5 21 (24.42%) Applications Support
6 16 (18.60%) Analyst
7 14 (16.28%) Support Analyst
7 14 (16.28%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) Support Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Applications Support Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (39.53%) XML
3 32 (37.21%) ASP.NET
4 31 (36.05%) HTML
5 8 (9.30%) CSS
5 8 (9.30%) SOAP
6 6 (6.98%) Web Services
6 6 (6.98%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.81%) Ajax
8 3 (3.49%) XHTML
9 2 (2.33%) XSL
10 1 (1.16%) XSLT
10 1 (1.16%) COM
10 1 (1.16%) Classic ASP
10 1 (1.16%) WinForms
10 1 (1.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.16%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Windows
2 8 (9.30%) Android
3 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.16%) Solaris
4 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Release Management
2 17 (19.77%) ITIL
3 12 (13.95%) OOP
3 12 (13.95%) Migration
4 10 (11.63%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (9.30%) OO
5 8 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.98%) CRM
8 5 (5.81%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.65%) Web Application Development
10 3 (3.49%) OOD
10 3 (3.49%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.33%) Data Management
11 2 (2.33%) TDD
11 2 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.33%) Data Modelling
11 2 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) VB
2 63 (73.26%) VB.NET
3 54 (62.79%) SQL
4 25 (29.07%) PHP
5 24 (27.91%) C#
6 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.81%) VBA
9 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.16%) AWK
10 1 (1.16%) Korn
10 1 (1.16%) XPath
10 1 (1.16%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) MCSD
2 1 (1.16%) ISEB
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 34 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.28%) DevExpress
3 8 (9.30%) Apple
4 6 (6.98%) VMware
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle
6 2 (2.33%) Telerik
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