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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 220 207 214
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB6 27 29 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.44% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.73% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 51
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £38,500 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
3473 3966 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.50% 60.03% 61.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3077 3457 4350
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,659
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +10 17 £42,500 +40.49% 3
Manchester -4 9 £50,000 +66.66% 6
Merseyside +4 1 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 76 (100.00%) VB
2 75 (98.68%) .NET
3 68 (89.47%) SQL Server
4 49 (64.47%) VB.NET
5 42 (55.26%) C#
6 34 (44.74%) SQL
7 28 (36.84%) ASP.NET
8 24 (31.58%) HTML
9 23 (30.26%) Crystal Reports
9 23 (30.26%) Windows
10 21 (27.63%) XML
10 21 (27.63%) Finance
11 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
12 19 (25.00%) CSS
13 14 (18.42%) OO
13 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (18.42%) Degree
14 13 (17.11%) UML
15 11 (14.47%) Web Application Development
15 11 (14.47%) DHTML
15 11 (14.47%) OOD
15 11 (14.47%) Web Development
15 11 (14.47%) WinForms
16 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (13.16%) .NET Framework
16 10 (13.16%) MongoDB
16 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (11.84%) Banking
17 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
17 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2000

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (7.89%) Node.js
2 4 (5.26%) MODX
3 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Project
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) VPN
2 3 (3.95%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (30.26%) Crystal Reports
3 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (13.16%) MongoDB
4 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
6 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
6 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
6 6 (7.89%) RavenDB
6 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (7.89%) RDBMS
7 4 (5.26%) DB2
7 4 (5.26%) Big Data
8 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.63%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Eclipse
1 5 (6.58%) Subversion
2 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (27.63%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (82.89%) Developer
2 37 (48.68%) .NET Developer
3 23 (30.26%) VB.NET Developer
4 20 (26.32%) Software Developer
5 12 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Applications Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.89%) VB Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Systems Developer
8 6 (7.89%) VB6 Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Software Support Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
11 3 (3.95%) Programmer
11 3 (3.95%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (98.68%) .NET
2 28 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 24 (31.58%) HTML
4 21 (27.63%) XML
5 19 (25.00%) CSS
6 11 (14.47%) DHTML
6 11 (14.47%) WinForms
7 10 (13.16%) .NET Framework
8 7 (9.21%) SOAP
8 7 (9.21%) Web Services
9 6 (7.89%) jQuery
9 6 (7.89%) Spring.NET
9 6 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (7.89%) NHibernate
10 4 (5.26%) COM
11 2 (2.63%) EDI
11 2 (2.63%) WCF
11 2 (2.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) PDA
2 1 (1.32%) Online Games
2 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) Android
4 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) UNIX
5 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) OO
2 13 (17.11%) UML
3 11 (14.47%) OOD
3 11 (14.47%) Web Development
3 11 (14.47%) Web Application Development
4 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.89%) Scrum
5 6 (7.89%) AOP
5 6 (7.89%) Time Management
5 6 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (7.89%) Software Architecture
6 5 (6.58%) Android Development
6 5 (6.58%) Service Management
7 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.26%) Data Management
7 4 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.95%) TDD
8 3 (3.95%) Migration
8 3 (3.95%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) VB
2 49 (64.47%) VB.NET
3 42 (55.26%) C#
4 34 (44.74%) SQL
5 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.21%) Java
7 4 (5.26%) PHP
8 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco
3 3 (3.95%) VMware
4 1 (1.32%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) Sybase
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