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

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 55 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.91% 1.51% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 2.58% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 10
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  

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 274 271 356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 62.13% 58.28% 60.96%
Number of salaries quoted 238 226 283
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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
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 3 months to 22 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
Chorley - 4 £40,000 -
VB6
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) EPoS
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Xamarin
3 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

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 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Development Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) EPoS
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft