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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 46 49
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.52% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.81% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Median salary - £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.64% +0.66%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 244 178 232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 59.51% 53.94% 54.72%
Number of salaries quoted 236 156 204
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Lancashire 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%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) VB
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 8 (100.00%) AS400
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Advertising
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Ajax
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) iSeries
1 8 (100.00%) RESTful
1 8 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC

VB6
Top Related 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 8 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (100.00%) Advertising
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Programmer
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 8 (100.00%) C# Programmer
1 8 (100.00%) Programmer
1 8 (100.00%) VB Analyst Programmer
1 8 (100.00%) VB Programmer
1 8 (100.00%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
1 8 (100.00%) VB6 Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Ajax
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) RESTful
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) AS400
1 8 (100.00%) iSeries
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft