Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 6 months to 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England > North of England
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 308 448 442
Rank change year-on-year +140 -6 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB6 20 23 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.19% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.23% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 48
Median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,950 £31,250
90th Percentile £46,000 £53,750 £46,250
England median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +6.25%

VB6 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,700 10,022 13,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 54.39% 50.83% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,870 7,810 11,395
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,263 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in the North of England

VB6
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB6 in the North of England.

Salary trend for VB6 in the North of England

VB6
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the North of England region over the 6 months to 12 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +114 15 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire +106 5 £43,000 -18.10% 2
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for VB6.

1 20 (100.00%) VB
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
3 13 (65.00%) WinForms
3 13 (65.00%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (55.00%) Web Development
4 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 11 (55.00%) VB.NET
5 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) ADO.NET
5 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 9 (45.00%) Data Security
5 9 (45.00%) Manufacturing
5 9 (45.00%) Migration
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) Retail
5 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (45.00%) Degree
5 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (45.00%) Azure
5 9 (45.00%) HTML5
5 9 (45.00%) Entity Framework
5 9 (45.00%) CSS3
5 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (45.00%) Xamarin
5 9 (45.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Manufacturing
1 9 (45.00%) Retail
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) WinForms
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (45.00%) ADO.NET
4 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 9 (45.00%) CSS3
4 9 (45.00%) Entity Framework
4 9 (45.00%) HTML5
4 9 (45.00%) jQuery
4 9 (45.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (20.00%) COM
5 4 (20.00%) NHibernate
6 2 (10.00%) XHTML
6 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (45.00%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 4 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Web Development
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (45.00%) Data Security
2 9 (45.00%) Migration
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (25.00%) Insurtech
4 5 (25.00%) Statistics
4 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 4 (20.00%) OOP
5 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) VB
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) GDPR
1 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Xamarin
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) Telerik