The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 48 57
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 2.67% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.98% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 0
Median salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year - -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 Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 313 261 257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 55.20% 53.59% 53.54%
Number of salaries quoted 261 207 213
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

VB6
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Merseyside