The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 83 84 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB6 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.34% 0.12% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 0.23% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +80.85%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
VB6
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
424 427 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 47.64% 50.18% 50.83%
Number of salaries quoted 377 394 310
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

VB6
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Northamptonshire region.

VB6 Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

VB6
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Northampton 0 2 £35,000 -17.64%
VB6
East Midlands

VB6
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) MCAD
2 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Firmware
2 5 (83.33%) LabWindows
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) C
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) AccuRev
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) AccuRev
General
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics
1 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCAD
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft