Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 71 82
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB6 6 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.71% 1.49% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 2.66% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 13
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,725 £26,250
90th Percentile £41,875 £45,000 £38,750
North West median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +16.67%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 508 489 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 60.12% 56.14% 54.78%
Number of salaries quoted 427 436 495
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,150 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £46,150
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Lancashire

VB6
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Lancashire

VB6
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Chorley +3 6 £37,500 +36.36%
VB6
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XHTML
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) EPoS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (83.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) XHTML
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Xamarin