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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 201 224 225
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB6 30 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 0.96% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 21
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,200 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,200 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
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
2812 3543 3963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.49% 50.42% 59.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 3131 3440
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Merseyside +5 12 £32,500 -
Manchester +19 11 £57,500 +71.64%
Cheshire +12 6 £28,500 -29.84% 2
Lancashire +15 1 £40,000 +21.21% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 43 (100.00%) VB
2 41 (95.35%) SQL
3 39 (90.70%) .NET
4 35 (81.40%) C#
5 34 (79.07%) SQL Server
6 28 (65.12%) T-SQL
7 18 (41.86%) VB.NET
8 14 (32.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (27.91%) .NET Framework
10 11 (25.58%) WinForms
10 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
10 11 (25.58%) MS Access
11 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
11 10 (23.26%) Finance
11 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (20.93%) Feature Driven Development
12 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
12 9 (20.93%) Issue Tracking
12 9 (20.93%) RDBMS
12 9 (20.93%) Project Management
13 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
13 8 (18.60%) Back Office
14 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
14 7 (16.28%) OO
14 7 (16.28%) Windows
15 6 (13.95%) OOP
15 6 (13.95%) MVC
15 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
15 6 (13.95%) Software Testing

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (79.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (32.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (25.58%) MS Access
4 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (20.93%) RDBMS
5 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
6 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (6.98%) AccuRev
3 3 (6.98%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Back Office
3 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 24 (55.81%) .NET Developer
3 12 (27.91%) C# Developer
3 12 (27.91%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (18.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (16.28%) SQL Developer
6 6 (13.95%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Junior
6 6 (13.95%) Junior .NET Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Junior Developer
6 6 (13.95%) VB Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Applications Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Leader
8 3 (6.98%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (6.98%) C# Application Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (6.98%) Software Development Team Leader
8 3 (6.98%) Software Team Leader
8 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.98%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (90.70%) .NET
2 12 (27.91%) .NET Framework
3 11 (25.58%) WinForms
4 4 (9.30%) CSS
4 4 (9.30%) HTML
5 3 (6.98%) Ajax
5 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.98%) WCF
6 2 (4.65%) jQuery
6 2 (4.65%) Web Services
7 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.33%) CGI
7 1 (2.33%) Classic ASP
7 1 (2.33%) JSON
7 1 (2.33%) LINQ
7 1 (2.33%) SOAP
7 1 (2.33%) WF
7 1 (2.33%) XHTML
7 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) AS400
2 1 (2.33%) iSeries
2 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Feature Driven Development
1 9 (20.93%) Issue Tracking
1 9 (20.93%) Project Management
2 7 (16.28%) OO
3 6 (13.95%) MVC
3 6 (13.95%) OOP
3 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.98%) Change Control
4 3 (6.98%) Migration
4 3 (6.98%) Multithreading
4 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Workflow
5 2 (4.65%) Robotic Automation
5 2 (4.65%) Robotic Process Automation
5 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) VB
2 41 (95.35%) SQL
3 35 (81.40%) C#
4 28 (65.12%) T-SQL
5 18 (41.86%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.98%) Java
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Blue Prism
3 1 (2.33%) Infragistics
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Darwen, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago