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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB6 19 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.07% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% - -
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
409 306 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 66.18% 55.33% 49.60%
Number of salaries quoted 349 285 281
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,983
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram 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 24 April 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 - 19 £35,000 - 4
VB6
North East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (100.00%) VB
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (89.29%) SQL Server
3 23 (82.14%) C#
4 21 (75.00%) HTML
4 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET
6 18 (64.29%) SQL
6 18 (64.29%) CSS
6 18 (64.29%) MS Excel
7 16 (57.14%) VB.NET
7 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (57.14%) WPF
7 16 (57.14%) jQuery
8 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
9 14 (50.00%) ITIL
9 14 (50.00%) PRINCE2
9 14 (50.00%) Project Management
9 14 (50.00%) Process Management
9 14 (50.00%) Test Strategy
9 14 (50.00%) Analytics
9 14 (50.00%) Time Management
9 14 (50.00%) Waterfall
9 14 (50.00%) PMBOK
10 13 (46.43%) .NET Framework
11 12 (42.86%) T-SQL
12 11 (39.29%) MVC
13 7 (25.00%) Ajax
14 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (21.43%) WCF

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (64.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (89.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (17.86%) German Language
2 4 (14.29%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) AWS Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) WPF Developer
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Graduate
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (75.00%) HTML
3 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 18 (64.29%) CSS
5 16 (57.14%) WPF
5 16 (57.14%) jQuery
6 13 (46.43%) .NET Framework
7 7 (25.00%) Ajax
8 6 (21.43%) WCF
9 5 (17.86%) LINQ
9 5 (17.86%) JSON
9 5 (17.86%) Classic ASP
9 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (17.86%) Entity Framework
10 4 (14.29%) COM+
10 4 (14.29%) WinForms
11 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
11 2 (7.14%) DHTML
12 1 (3.57%) Web Services
12 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 14 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 14 (50.00%) Analytics
2 14 (50.00%) ITIL
2 14 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 14 (50.00%) Project Management
2 14 (50.00%) Process Management
2 14 (50.00%) Time Management
3 11 (39.29%) MVC
4 5 (17.86%) MVVM
5 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) OOP
5 2 (7.14%) Line Management
5 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Release Management
5 2 (7.14%) Test Management
5 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) VB
2 23 (82.14%) C#
3 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (64.29%) SQL
5 16 (57.14%) VB.NET
6 12 (42.86%) T-SQL
7 5 (17.86%) TypeScript
8 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) PMBOK
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Citrix
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago