The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.73% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -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 Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98 129 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 71.53% 81.13% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88 115 67
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,150 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

VB6
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Chester

VB6
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Chester region with a requirement for VB6.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) VBScript
1 8 (100.00%) VB
1 8 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) XSL
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Web Development
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) HL7
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Development

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) VB
1 8 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 8 (100.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) HL7
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft