The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.26% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £39,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
VB6
Lancashire

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

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 54 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 70.44% 46.96% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 97 52 38
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £37,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

VB6
Salary Trend in Preston

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Preston

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Release Management
4 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (50.00%) Billing
4 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (50.00%) OOP
4 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 3 (50.00%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) UML
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) VB Developer
3 3 (50.00%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Analyst Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
Preston, Lancashire
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