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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 202 212
Rank change year-on-year -31 +10  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 17 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 1.11% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 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 £34,500 £30,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -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 3636 2963 3409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 59.08% 51.40% 51.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3132 2522 2916
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 £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

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 30 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 -20 14 £36,000 -37.39% 1
Cheshire +3 3 £40,000 -
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 39 (100.00%) VB
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (79.49%) HTML
3 30 (76.92%) C#
4 24 (61.54%) Visual Studio
5 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
6 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
7 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
8 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
9 16 (41.03%) Windows
9 16 (41.03%) VB.NET
9 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (38.46%) SQL
11 13 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (30.77%) HTML5
12 12 (30.77%) CSS
12 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
13 11 (28.21%) Validation
13 11 (28.21%) Firmware
13 11 (28.21%) Embedded C
13 11 (28.21%) Embedded C++
13 11 (28.21%) MySQL
13 11 (28.21%) C
13 11 (28.21%) PHP
13 11 (28.21%) C++
13 11 (28.21%) Feasibility Study
13 11 (28.21%) Degree
13 11 (28.21%) Ajax
14 9 (23.08%) Web Development
15 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005

VB6
Co-occurring 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 (12.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) MySQL
3 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
3 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 13 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.95%) Advertising
1 7 (17.95%) Electronics
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) .NET Developer
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
2 15 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 12 (30.77%) .NET Software Developer
3 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (30.77%) C# Software Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Software Engineer
4 11 (28.21%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (28.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 7 (17.95%) .NET Programmer
5 7 (17.95%) C# Programmer
5 7 (17.95%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) VB Programmer
5 7 (17.95%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (17.95%) VB6 Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (79.49%) HTML
3 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
4 12 (30.77%) CSS
4 12 (30.77%) HTML5
5 11 (28.21%) Ajax
6 8 (20.51%) WCF
6 8 (20.51%) Web Services
6 8 (20.51%) XML
6 8 (20.51%) XSL
7 7 (17.95%) RESTful
7 7 (17.95%) SOAP
8 4 (10.26%) CSS3
8 4 (10.26%) jQuery
9 2 (5.13%) WinForms
10 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET
10 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) AS400
1 7 (17.95%) iSeries
1 7 (17.95%) Mainframe
2 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.69%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 11 (28.21%) Feasibility Study
3 11 (28.21%) Validation
4 9 (23.08%) Web Development
5 8 (20.51%) Mobile Development
5 8 (20.51%) Scrum
6 7 (17.95%) SDLC
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Logistics
9 2 (5.13%) Migration
10 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) VB
2 30 (76.92%) C#
3 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
4 16 (41.03%) VB.NET
5 15 (38.46%) SQL
6 11 (28.21%) C
6 11 (28.21%) C++
6 11 (28.21%) Embedded C
6 11 (28.21%) Embedded C++
6 11 (28.21%) PHP
7 8 (20.51%) VBScript
8 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) HL7
1 8 (20.51%) QA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) DevExpress
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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