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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
North West > Cheshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 81 -
Rank change year-on-year -26 -  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.34% 0.21% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year - +18.51%  

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 773 479 897
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 53.20% 50.37% 51.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 926 1547
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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
Warrington -12 2 £41,250 +17.85%
Knutsford - 2 £27,500 -
VB6
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 7 (100.00%) VB
1 7 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) WinForms
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) iPad
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
5 1 (14.29%) HL7
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) VBScript
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XSL
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET Developer
3 5 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
4 4 (57.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 2 (28.57%) VB Developer
5 2 (28.57%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) WinForms
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) VB
1 7 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) HL7
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle