The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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)
England / North East
Rank 64 74 65
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 9 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.43% 0.16% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 0.28% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 12
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 328 354 431
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 52.06% 55.31% 60.88%
Number of salaries quoted 302 308 379
Median salary £35,000 £36,018 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.82% +2.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

VB6
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for VB6 in the North East

VB6
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Durham +5 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for VB6.

1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) Puppet
4 6 (54.55%) DevOps
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (36.36%) Big Data
6 4 (36.36%) Analytics
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (36.36%) React
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) MVC
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
8 2 (18.18%) OO
8 2 (18.18%) MS Access
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 2 (18.18%) CSS
8 2 (18.18%) TypeScript

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) React
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
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