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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.06% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.10% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
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
355 342 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 66.48% 55.07% 49.91%
Number of salaries quoted 303 317 244
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £35,000 -
VB6
North East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) VB
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
3 21 (84.00%) C#
4 19 (76.00%) HTML
4 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
5 17 (68.00%) MS Excel
6 16 (64.00%) CSS
6 16 (64.00%) WPF
7 15 (60.00%) jQuery
8 14 (56.00%) Waterfall
8 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (56.00%) SQL
8 14 (56.00%) ITIL
8 14 (56.00%) PRINCE2
9 13 (52.00%) Project Management
9 13 (52.00%) Process Management
9 13 (52.00%) Time Management
9 13 (52.00%) Analytics
9 13 (52.00%) Test Strategy
9 13 (52.00%) PMBOK
10 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
10 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (48.00%) VB.NET
11 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
12 8 (32.00%) MVC
13 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
13 5 (20.00%) WCF
14 4 (16.00%) LINQ

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 17 (68.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (16.00%) German Language
1 4 (16.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) AWS Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Graduate
5 3 (12.00%) WPF Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) HTML
3 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (64.00%) CSS
4 16 (64.00%) WPF
5 15 (60.00%) jQuery
6 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (20.00%) WCF
8 4 (16.00%) LINQ
8 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
8 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (16.00%) Ajax
8 4 (16.00%) JSON
8 4 (16.00%) Classic ASP
8 4 (16.00%) WinForms
8 4 (16.00%) COM+
9 2 (8.00%) Silverlight
10 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Waterfall
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (56.00%) ITIL
1 14 (56.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (52.00%) Project Management
2 13 (52.00%) Process Management
2 13 (52.00%) Time Management
2 13 (52.00%) Analytics
2 13 (52.00%) Test Strategy
3 8 (32.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) MVVM
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (84.00%) C#
3 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (56.00%) SQL
5 12 (48.00%) VB.NET
6 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (16.00%) TypeScript
8 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) PMBOK
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix