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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 64 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB6 10 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.70% 0.68% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 1.26% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
358 238 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 60.88% 54.09% 57.03%
Number of salaries quoted 319 210 260
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 December 2014. 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 -5 10 £42,500 +6.25%
VB6
North East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) VB
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) MVC
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Ajax
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) WCF
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (50.00%) JSON
6 4 (40.00%) German Language
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
6 4 (40.00%) WPF
6 4 (40.00%) LINQ
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) Time Management
6 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Project Management

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (40.00%) German Language
2 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) Ajax
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) WCF
5 5 (50.00%) JSON
6 4 (40.00%) WPF
6 4 (40.00%) LINQ
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (40.00%) Classic ASP
7 2 (20.00%) DHTML
7 2 (20.00%) SOAP
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) XSD
7 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
8 1 (10.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Process Management
3 4 (40.00%) MVVM
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (40.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) MCSD
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle