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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 224 190 169
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB6 19 60 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.85% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 1.52% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 67
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,600 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
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
3261 3951 4414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.82% 55.88% 60.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2747 3364 3890
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £45,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Lancashire -7 7 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Cheshire -29 6 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Manchester +10 4 £40,000 +63.26% 2
Merseyside -2 2 £26,000 -27.77% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 62 (100.00%) VB
2 53 (85.48%) .NET
3 46 (74.19%) VB.NET
4 41 (66.13%) SQL
5 37 (59.68%) SQL Server
6 29 (46.77%) Windows
7 28 (45.16%) C#
8 23 (37.10%) HTML
8 23 (37.10%) CSS
9 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
10 15 (24.19%) .NET Framework
11 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
12 12 (19.35%) RDBMS
12 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
13 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
13 11 (17.74%) Spring.NET
13 11 (17.74%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (17.74%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (17.74%) MongoDB
13 11 (17.74%) NoSQL
13 11 (17.74%) Entity Framework
13 11 (17.74%) Node.js
13 11 (17.74%) RavenDB
13 11 (17.74%) AOP
13 11 (17.74%) NHibernate
13 11 (17.74%) jQuery
13 11 (17.74%) Scrum
13 11 (17.74%) SharePoint

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (17.74%) SharePoint 2010
1 11 (17.74%) Node.js
1 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (59.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.35%) RDBMS
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
3 11 (17.74%) MongoDB
3 11 (17.74%) NoSQL
3 11 (17.74%) RavenDB
4 10 (16.13%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) AccuRev
1 3 (4.84%) JIRA
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Back Office
3 2 (3.23%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (83.87%) Developer
2 26 (41.94%) .NET Developer
3 16 (25.81%) VB.NET Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.29%) VB6 Developer
5 7 (11.29%) AWS Developer
5 7 (11.29%) VB Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.06%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Programmer
7 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) WinForms Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (3.23%) VB.NET Programmer
10 1 (1.61%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (85.48%) .NET
2 23 (37.10%) HTML
2 23 (37.10%) CSS
3 15 (24.19%) .NET Framework
4 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
5 11 (17.74%) Spring.NET
5 11 (17.74%) Entity Framework
5 11 (17.74%) NHibernate
5 11 (17.74%) jQuery
6 10 (16.13%) XML
7 8 (12.90%) WinForms
8 6 (9.68%) EDI
9 5 (8.06%) DHTML
10 3 (4.84%) XHTML
11 1 (1.61%) WPF
11 1 (1.61%) Classic ASP
11 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.84%) PDA
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.45%) Android
5 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) Dependency Injection
2 11 (17.74%) AOP
2 11 (17.74%) Scrum
3 9 (14.52%) OO
4 7 (11.29%) CRM
4 7 (11.29%) ERP
5 6 (9.68%) Migration
6 5 (8.06%) Web Application Development
6 5 (8.06%) TDD
6 5 (8.06%) OOD
6 5 (8.06%) UML
7 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Software Architecture
8 3 (4.84%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.84%) Time Management
8 3 (4.84%) Service Management
9 2 (3.23%) OOP
10 1 (1.61%) Mobile Development
10 1 (1.61%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) VB
2 46 (74.19%) VB.NET
3 41 (66.13%) SQL
4 28 (45.16%) C#
5 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.29%) PHP
7 4 (6.45%) Java
8 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.23%) VBA
10 1 (1.61%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) Cisco
3 3 (4.84%) VMware
4 2 (3.23%) SYSPRO
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