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 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 - 31 -
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 2.58% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £33,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
90 78 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 61.64% 50.32% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 70 71 47
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £52,500
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 16 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) Billing
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) VB Developer
2 3 (75.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft