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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 210 204 182
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB6 29 51 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.72% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 1.27% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 65
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,200 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
3394 4013 4419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.37% 56.53% 59.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2868 3432 3866
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -2 18 £35,000 +16.66%
Manchester +16 8 £33,500 +36.73% 3
Lancashire +7 3 £33,000 -17.50% 2
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 57 (100.00%) VB
2 50 (87.72%) .NET
3 42 (73.68%) VB.NET
4 41 (71.93%) SQL
5 38 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 27 (47.37%) Windows
7 24 (42.11%) C#
8 20 (35.09%) HTML
8 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
8 20 (35.09%) CSS
9 15 (26.32%) .NET Framework
10 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
11 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (19.30%) Scrum
12 11 (19.30%) Oracle
12 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
12 11 (19.30%) RDBMS
12 11 (19.30%) NHibernate
12 11 (19.30%) AOP
12 11 (19.30%) jQuery
12 11 (19.30%) Spring.NET
12 11 (19.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (19.30%) MongoDB
12 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
12 11 (19.30%) Entity Framework
12 11 (19.30%) Node.js
12 11 (19.30%) RavenDB
12 11 (19.30%) Dependency Injection
12 11 (19.30%) Oracle Database

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
1 11 (19.30%) SharePoint 2010
1 11 (19.30%) Node.js
2 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle Database
3 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
3 11 (19.30%) RDBMS
3 11 (19.30%) MongoDB
3 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
3 11 (19.30%) RavenDB
4 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (17.54%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
1 2 (3.51%) AccuRev
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Automotive
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (85.96%) Developer
2 26 (45.61%) .NET Developer
3 15 (26.32%) VB.NET Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.04%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (12.28%) AWS Developer
6 7 (12.28%) VB Developer
6 7 (12.28%) VB6 Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Programmer
9 2 (3.51%) WinForms Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Lead Software Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Applications Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Systems Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (87.72%) .NET
2 20 (35.09%) HTML
2 20 (35.09%) CSS
3 15 (26.32%) .NET Framework
4 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
5 11 (19.30%) jQuery
5 11 (19.30%) Spring.NET
5 11 (19.30%) Entity Framework
5 11 (19.30%) NHibernate
6 8 (14.04%) WinForms
7 7 (12.28%) XML
8 6 (10.53%) EDI
8 6 (10.53%) DHTML
9 1 (1.75%) Classic ASP
9 1 (1.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.26%) PDA
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.02%) Android
5 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) Scrum
2 11 (19.30%) AOP
2 11 (19.30%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (12.28%) OO
3 7 (12.28%) ERP
4 6 (10.53%) OOD
4 6 (10.53%) UML
4 6 (10.53%) Web Application Development
5 5 (8.77%) Migration
5 5 (8.77%) TDD
6 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.26%) CRM
7 3 (5.26%) Service Management
7 3 (5.26%) Software Architecture
7 3 (5.26%) Time Management
8 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.75%) Web Development
9 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.75%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) VB
2 42 (73.68%) VB.NET
3 41 (71.93%) SQL
4 24 (42.11%) C#
5 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.53%) PHP
7 4 (7.02%) Java
8 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.51%) VBA
9 1 (1.75%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (3.51%) SYSPRO
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £39 - £40 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago