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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 241 221 169
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -52
Permanent jobs citing VB6 15 44 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.60% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 1.09% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 38 62
Average salary £33,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £25,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £43,250 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
3433 4019 4013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.60% 54.66% 58.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2941 3344 3575
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 August 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 August 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
Cheshire -19 7 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Lancashire -5 5 £27,500 - 1
Manchester -2 2 £36,250 -25.64% 1
Merseyside +7 1 £26,000 -13.33%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 34 (100.00%) VB
2 28 (82.35%) .NET
3 26 (76.47%) VB.NET
4 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
6 14 (41.18%) C#
7 10 (29.41%) Degree
8 9 (26.47%) XML
8 9 (26.47%) Windows
9 6 (17.65%) HTML
9 6 (17.65%) CSS
9 6 (17.65%) PHP
10 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
10 5 (14.71%) CRM
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
11 4 (11.76%) Finance
11 4 (11.76%) OO
11 4 (11.76%) XHTML
11 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.76%) Web Services
11 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
12 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (8.82%) JIRA
12 3 (8.82%) WPF
12 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
12 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
12 3 (8.82%) AccuRev

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
1 3 (8.82%) AccuRev
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 17 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (35.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) VB Developer
5 4 (11.76%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (8.82%) WinForms Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) VB.NET Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) C# Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) VB Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) VB Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (82.35%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
3 9 (26.47%) XML
4 6 (17.65%) HTML
4 6 (17.65%) CSS
5 4 (11.76%) Web Services
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.76%) XHTML
6 3 (8.82%) WinForms
6 3 (8.82%) WPF
7 2 (5.88%) Classic ASP
8 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.94%) Ajax
8 1 (2.94%) WF
8 1 (2.94%) LINQ
8 1 (2.94%) jQuery
8 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.94%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (2.94%) JSON
8 1 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) CRM
2 4 (11.76%) OO
3 3 (8.82%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
3 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.94%) People Management
5 1 (2.94%) PDM
5 1 (2.94%) OOP
5 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) VB
2 26 (76.47%) VB.NET
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 14 (41.18%) C#
5 6 (17.65%) PHP
6 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) VBScript
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
Bolton, Lancashire, Greater Manchester
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + excellent benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago