The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 91 97 102
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 2 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.38% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.78% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 14
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £40,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year - -1.31%  

VB6 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 632 645 853
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 59.18% 49.62% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 548 557 691
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing VB6 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Cheshire

VB6
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 in Cheshire.

Salary trend for VB6 in Cheshire

VB6
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £32,500 -
Crewe - 1 £40,000 -
VB6
North West

VB6
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 12 (100.00%) VB
1 12 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) Mobile Development
3 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) XML
3 9 (75.00%) XSL
3 9 (75.00%) VBScript
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Web Development
3 9 (75.00%) QA
3 9 (75.00%) HL7
3 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (75.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Legal
5 2 (16.67%) iPad
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C# Developer
3 9 (75.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (75.00%) C# Software Developer
3 9 (75.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) HTML5
2 9 (75.00%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Mobile Development
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
1 9 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) VB
1 12 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) VBScript
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) HL7
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle