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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / North East
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 80 64
Rank change year-on-year +30 -16  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 19 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.19% 0.14% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% 0.25% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 14
Median salary £35,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +1.26%  

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 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 335 407 474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 56.21% 57.24% 65.56%
Number of salaries quoted 306 368 414
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 £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 28 May 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 - 18 £35,000 -
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 21 (100.00%) VB
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (90.48%) C#
3 17 (80.95%) DevOps
4 13 (61.90%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) MVC
4 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
5 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 10 (47.62%) Degree
8 8 (38.10%) Puppet
9 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (28.57%) Big Data
9 6 (28.57%) Analytics
9 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 6 (28.57%) React
10 5 (23.81%) IIS
10 5 (23.81%) SLA
11 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
12 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
12 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
12 2 (9.52%) User Experience
12 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
12 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
12 2 (9.52%) CSS
12 2 (9.52%) Scrum

VB6
Co-occurring 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 5 (23.81%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) DevOps Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (28.57%) React
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
1 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) DevOps
2 13 (61.90%) MVC
3 6 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (90.48%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft