Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 138 176
Rank change year-on-year -20 +38 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB6 19 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.62% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 0.78% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 7
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £25,650
90th Percentile £44,625 £42,750 £49,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

VB6 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1590 1275 1750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.69% 56.19% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1307 1143 1500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 12 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Daresbury - 2 £42,500 -
Knutsford - 2 £27,500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
VB6
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) VB
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) VB.NET
2 15 (78.95%) SQL
3 13 (68.42%) WinForms
4 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) WPF
8 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
9 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
9 2 (10.53%) Migration
9 2 (10.53%) EPoS
9 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 2 (10.53%) OO
9 2 (10.53%) ActiveX
9 2 (10.53%) ETL
9 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 2 (10.53%) COM
9 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
9 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
9 2 (10.53%) Degree
9 2 (10.53%) WCF
9 2 (10.53%) Defensive Programming
9 2 (10.53%) User Experience
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008

VB6
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) .NET Developer
3 11 (57.89%) VB Developer
3 11 (57.89%) VB.NET Developer
3 11 (57.89%) VB6 Developer
4 9 (47.37%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (47.37%) C# Developer
4 9 (47.37%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior
7 2 (10.53%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior SQL Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior VB Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior VB.NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) WinForms
3 4 (21.05%) WPF
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) ActiveX
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) COM
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) EPoS
1 2 (10.53%) iPad
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Defensive Programming
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) VB
2 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) VB.NET
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft