The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / North West
Rank 232 202 219
Rank change year-on-year -30 +17  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 16 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.58% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 1.13% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 28
Median salary £36,000 £38,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.09% +15.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £57,500 £48,250
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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3560 2925 3367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.73% 51.42% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3062 2489 2886
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 West

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

VB6
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for VB6 in the North West

VB6
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Manchester -14 14 £36,000 -37.39% 1
Cheshire +8 2 £36,250 -9.37% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for VB6.

1 38 (100.00%) VB
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (84.21%) HTML
3 29 (76.32%) C#
4 24 (63.16%) Visual Studio
5 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET
5 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
6 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
7 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
8 17 (44.74%) Windows
8 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (36.84%) SQL
9 14 (36.84%) VB.NET
10 13 (34.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (34.21%) CSS
11 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
11 12 (31.58%) HTML5
11 12 (31.58%) Ajax
12 11 (28.95%) Feasibility Study
12 11 (28.95%) Degree
12 11 (28.95%) Validation
12 11 (28.95%) Firmware
12 11 (28.95%) Embedded C
12 11 (28.95%) Embedded C++
12 11 (28.95%) MySQL
12 11 (28.95%) C
12 11 (28.95%) PHP
12 11 (28.95%) C++
13 9 (23.68%) Web Services
13 9 (23.68%) RDBMS

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) MySQL
3 9 (23.68%) RDBMS
3 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Visual Studio
2 13 (34.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.05%) Advertising
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Electronics
3 4 (10.53%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) .NET Developer
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) C# .NET Developer
2 14 (36.84%) C# Developer
3 12 (31.58%) .NET Software Developer
3 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (31.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (31.58%) C# Software Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Software Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Software Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (21.05%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 8 (21.05%) .NET Programmer
5 8 (21.05%) Analyst
5 8 (21.05%) Analyst Programmer
5 8 (21.05%) C# Programmer
5 8 (21.05%) Programmer
5 8 (21.05%) VB Analyst Programmer
5 8 (21.05%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (84.21%) HTML
3 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET
4 13 (34.21%) CSS
5 12 (31.58%) Ajax
5 12 (31.58%) HTML5
6 9 (23.68%) WCF
6 9 (23.68%) Web Services
7 8 (21.05%) RESTful
7 8 (21.05%) SOAP
7 8 (21.05%) XML
7 8 (21.05%) XSL
8 4 (10.53%) CSS3
8 4 (10.53%) jQuery
9 2 (5.26%) WinForms
10 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET
10 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) AS400
1 8 (21.05%) iSeries
1 8 (21.05%) Mainframe
2 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.26%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
3 11 (28.95%) Feasibility Study
3 11 (28.95%) Validation
4 9 (23.68%) Web Development
5 8 (21.05%) Mobile Development
5 8 (21.05%) Scrum
5 8 (21.05%) SDLC
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.53%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Logistics
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
8 1 (2.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) VB
2 29 (76.32%) C#
3 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
4 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 14 (36.84%) VB.NET
5 11 (28.95%) C
5 11 (28.95%) C++
5 11 (28.95%) Embedded C
5 11 (28.95%) Embedded C++
5 11 (28.95%) PHP
6 8 (21.05%) VBScript
7 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) HL7
1 8 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) DevExpress
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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