The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 57 -
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 1.79% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
VB6
North East

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

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
265 306 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 61.48% 60.71% 53.16%
Number of salaries quoted 233 278 166
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 Tyne and Wear

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

VB6
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) HL7
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DTS
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cerner
1 1 (50.00%) McKesson
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft