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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 219 184 213
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +29
Permanent jobs citing VB6 42 60 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.88% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 1.48% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 38 55 37
Average salary £31,250 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £31,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
4040 4058 4344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.53% 59.19% 59.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3394 3611 3892
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -18 17 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Lancashire -6 13 £27,500 -27.63%
Manchester -2 9 £52,500 +61.53% 3
Merseyside +7 3 £30,000 -23.07%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 99 (100.00%) VB
1 99 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (74.75%) VB.NET
3 60 (60.61%) SQL Server
4 54 (54.55%) SQL
5 41 (41.41%) ASP.NET
6 34 (34.34%) XML
7 30 (30.30%) Microsoft
8 29 (29.29%) C#
9 28 (28.28%) HTML
10 24 (24.24%) MS Excel
11 23 (23.23%) PHP
11 23 (23.23%) Release Management
12 21 (21.21%) MODX
13 17 (17.17%) ITIL
14 15 (15.15%) SharePoint
14 15 (15.15%) Windows
15 13 (13.13%) LiveLink
15 13 (13.13%) OOP
16 12 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
16 12 (12.12%) DevExpress
16 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (11.11%) Finance
18 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2000
18 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
18 10 (10.10%) Web Services
18 10 (10.10%) Requirements Analysis
19 9 (9.09%) Android
19 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
19 9 (9.09%) SOAP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (21.21%) MODX
2 15 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 13 (13.13%) LiveLink
4 5 (5.05%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) VPN
2 3 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
2 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (4.04%) MySQL
5 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.03%) Big Data
5 3 (3.03%) DB2
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.02%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.01%) Ingres
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.06%) Subversion
3 5 (5.05%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Billing
3 5 (5.05%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (74.75%) Developer
2 57 (57.58%) .NET Developer
3 52 (52.53%) VB.NET Developer
4 18 (18.18%) VB Developer
4 18 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 18 (18.18%) VB6 Developer
5 16 (16.16%) Software Developer
6 15 (15.15%) Analyst
7 14 (14.14%) Support Analyst
7 14 (14.14%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (9.09%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Software Support Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.04%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Applications Support Engineer
12 3 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (41.41%) ASP.NET
3 34 (34.34%) XML
4 28 (28.28%) HTML
5 10 (10.10%) Web Services
6 9 (9.09%) SOAP
7 6 (6.06%) CSS
8 5 (5.05%) Ajax
9 4 (4.04%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.03%) XHTML
10 3 (3.03%) COM
11 2 (2.02%) XSL
12 1 (1.01%) XSLT
12 1 (1.01%) WinForms
12 1 (1.01%) WPF
12 1 (1.01%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) PDA
2 2 (2.02%) Online Games
2 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Windows
2 9 (9.09%) Android
3 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.02%) UNIX
4 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) Release Management
2 17 (17.17%) ITIL
3 13 (13.13%) OOP
4 10 (10.10%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (9.09%) OO
5 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.08%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.08%) Time Management
7 7 (7.07%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.06%) Migration
8 6 (6.06%) Asset Management
8 6 (6.06%) CRM
8 6 (6.06%) Software Architecture
9 5 (5.05%) Android Development
9 5 (5.05%) Service Management
9 5 (5.05%) Web Development
10 4 (4.04%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.04%) Data Management
10 4 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (100.00%) VB
2 74 (74.75%) VB.NET
3 54 (54.55%) SQL
4 29 (29.29%) C#
5 23 (23.23%) PHP
6 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
7 7 (7.07%) Java
7 7 (7.07%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.05%) VBA
9 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.01%) AWK
10 1 (1.01%) Korn
10 1 (1.01%) XPath
10 1 (1.01%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) MCSD
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.12%) DevExpress
3 4 (4.04%) Apple
4 3 (3.03%) VMware
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle
5 1 (1.01%) Sybase
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